December Minutes

Vinton Public Library Meeting – December 13, 2017

The meeting was called to order at 5:00 p.m.

Those present were:  Brent Patterson, Jeff Mangold, Deb Rundlett, Eric Upmeyer, Tina Nelson, Kim Johnson, Matt Salger, Jeff Peterson and Lori Smith.  Also present was Virginia Holsten.

Absent:  None

Minutes of the November meeting were approved.  Motion by Mangold, 2nd by Nelson.

Treasurer’s report was approved.  Motion by Johnson, 2nd by Rundlett.

Correspondence:  None

Old Business –

·        Reviewed the 2018-2019 Budget that will be presented to the City Council.  Motion was made by Peterson, 2nd by Salger to approve proposed Budget.

New Business –

·        None

Director’s Report –

·        Virginia reported that she filled the part-time job position.

·        Virginia presented a request to permanently change the library hours on Monday and Thursday nights to close at 7:00 p.m.  Hours were changed in May and there has been no major influx of patrons in the evening hours.  Motion by Nelson, 2nd by Rundlett.

·        Virginia reported that Major Boddicker gave a presentation about “smoke jumping” and fielded questions.

·        Stephen Spencer has started painting.  Once painting is completed, ServPro will clean the carpets.

·        Virginia reported that she called to set up the new phone installation.  TechniCom was busy finishing other installations so Virginia will call once the painting is completed.

 

Meeting adjourned, motion by Mangold, 2nd by Peterson.

Respectfully submitted,

Lori Smith

November Minutes

Vinton Public Library Meeting – November 8, 2017

The meeting was called to order at 5:00 p.m.

Those present were:  Matt Salger, Eric Upmeyer, Brent Patterson, Jeff Peterson, Deb Rundlett, Tina Nelson, Kim Johnson, Jeff Mangold and Lori Smith.  Also present was Virginia Holsten.

Absent:  None

Minutes of the October meeting were approved.  Motion by Salger, 2nd by Nelson.

Treasurer’s report was approved.  Motion by Salger, 2nd by Johnson.

Correspondence:  Virginia received a resignation letter from MaryAnn Berry.  Further action was taken under new business.

Old Business –

·        Discussion was held regarding installation of the new phone system.  Bid has been received and accepted from Technicom.  Motion was made by Peterson, 2nd by Johnson to proceed with installation at this time.

·        The tree will stay outside for the winter due to weather complications for spraying it.  Will revisit moving it inside again in the spring.

·        Reviewed 3 bids for painting.  Spencer Painting submitted the lowest bid.  Motion by Salger, 2nd by Nelson to accept Spencer Painting bid. 

New Business –

·        Virginia requested help in preparing the 2018-2019 budget.  Tina Nelson and Lori Smith volunteered to help.  Budget will need to be presented to Chris Ward next month.

·        MaryAnn Berry resigned her part-time position.  Virginia will post the position in the local newspaper.

Director’s Report –

·        Virginia reported that the gingerbread house contest was such a success last year, we are implementing a 2nd annual gingerbread house contest.  The library will begin accepting the entries on November 27th, 2017.

·        Major Boddicker will give a one hour presentation on December 12th.   He will then be open for questions.

·        Virginia reported that the television set is no longer working.  Motion was made by Upmeyer, 2nd  by Johnson to purchase new television.  Brent Patterson volunteered to shop.

 

Meeting adjourned, motion by Mangold, 2nd by Salger.

Respectfully submitted,

Lori Smith

October Minutes

Vinton Public Library Meeting – October 18, 2017

The meeting was called to order at 5:00 p.m.

Those present were:  Jeff Mangold, Brent Patterson, Eric Upmeyer, Kim Johnson, and Lori Smith.  Also present was Virginia Holsten.  Excused Tina Nelson and Deb Rundlett

Absent:  Jeff Peterson and Matt Salger.

Minutes of the September meeting were approved.  Motion by Upmeyer, 2nd by Mangold.

Treasurer’s report was approved.  Motion by Mangold, 2nd by Johnson.

Correspondence:  None

Old Business –

·        Virginia reported that she talked to another contractor for painting .  Second crew has inspected and will be submitting a bid.

New Business –

·        Virginia reported that a hole in the wall of the downstairs women’s bathroom had grown in size to the point that it needed repair.  It will be taken care of.

Director’s Report –

·        Discussion was held regarding the young adults that are loitering on the library property.  A “No Loitering” sign has been placed in Amy’s window.  Police are making an attempt to disperse them.  Virginia will have conversations with Ted or Eric again.

 

Meeting adjourned, motion by Upmeyer, 2nd by Johnson.

Respectfully submitted,

Lori Smith