Bryan-Bennett Library

November 19, 2019 Full Library Board Regular Meeting


Bryan-Bennett Library Board of Trustees Meeting

November 19, 2019, 6:30 p.m. at the Library

  1. Call to Order
  2. Roll Call of Trustees
  3. Public Comment
  4. Secretary’s Report - Approval of October 8, 2019, Board Minute
  5. Treasurer’s Report - Financial Report for November 2019- Payment of November 2019 Bills
  6. Committee Reports
  7. Finance
  8. Policy
  9. Personnel
  10. Building and Grounds
  11. New Business
    • Schedule of Full Board Meetings and Financial Workshops – This is an annual decision to continue with the regular Library Board meeting schedule of the third Tuesday each month at 6:30 p.m. in the Board Room in 2020. No full Board meeting will be held in December 2020. At this time, the Board can also schedule financial workshops prior to each regular Board meeting.
    • Staff Christmas Gift – For the last few years, the Library Board has given employees who have less than one year of service a gift card in the amount of $25 and employees with over one year of service a gift card in the amount of $50.
    • Bid to install light on the outside of the Library’s west side to illuminate a very dark part of the Library grounds. Livesays has presented a bid of $438.90 to install the light.
    • Room Usage Policy – The Board will review policy updates.
    • Cookie Rally in gym on January 4 – The Girl Scouts have asked to use the Library gym on January 4 for their annual Cookie Rally. The Director is seeking Board guidance about waiving the rental fee for the event.
    • Designation of surplus library property and instructions for disposal – With the installation of the new shelves, there are a few book cases, as well as some other Library furniture that could be designated as surplus.

12. Unfinished Busines

  • Per Capita Grant Application --
  • The Library Board and Director shall review any observations from Serving Our Public 3.0, Chapter 3: Personnel. The Board and Director shall review the check list at the end of the chapter.
  • The Library Board and Director shall review observations from Chapters 11-14 of Trustee Facts Files 3rd or 4th

13. Director’s Report

14. Board Members’ Reports

15. Closed Session under 5 ILCS 120/2 C 1 and 2 – Personnel – Director’s Evaluation

16. Adjournment