Bryan-Bennett Library

November 28, 2017


Bryan-Bennett Library Board of Trustees Meeting

November 28, 2017

6:30 p.m. at the Library

I.             Call to Order

II.            Roll Call of Trustees

III.          Recognition of Visitors

IV.          Secretary’s Report

A.    Approval of October 2017 Board Minutes

V.           Treasurer’s Report

A.   Financial Report for November 2017

B.   Payment of November 2017 Bills

VI.          Committee Reports

A.   Finance

B.   Policy

C.   Personnel

D.   Building and Grounds

VII.        New Business

A.   Staff Holiday Gift Cards – During the last couple of years, the Board has provided gift cards to Library Staff for the holiday. Last year, the Board gave staff, who had been at the Library more than 6 months, a $50 gift card each. Staff who were at the Library less than 6 months were given a $25 gift card. Presently, there are 7 employees, who have been here more than 6 months. There is one employee who has been here less than 6 months.

B.   Schedule of Library Board Meetings – Decision by Library Board to schedule regular monthly meetings

C.   Update Bryan-Bennett Library Sexual Harassment Policy

D.   Job Description for Administrative Assistant’s Position

E.   Donation of June Goldsborough books

VIII.       Unfinished Business

A.   Per Capita Grant Application Requirements. Each year as part of the application process, the Board and employees are required to address specified policies and procedures. This year’s focus is on safety.

1.    The Board will continue reviewing Chapter 12, “Safety,” of Serving Our Public.

2.    The Board will also review Chapters 1-5 of the Trustee Facts File 3rd Edition.

3.    Board members are to familiarize themselves with the services of the Illinois State Library Literacy Program, which are found at

IX.     Director’s Report

X.      Board Members’ Reports

XI.     Adjournment