MEAGHER COUNTY CITY LIBRARY
BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING MINUTES
TUESDAY, AUGUST 14, 2012
ATTENDANCE: Library Trustees: Gordon Doig, Leone Michalec, Steve Hicks,
Elton Lee, Gretchen Rader
Library Director: Debbie Benedict
The meeting was called to order at 6:00 p.m. at the Meagher County City Library.
It was moved by Leone, seconded by Steve and unanimously carried to approve July 10, 2012 meeting minutes as presented.
It was moved by Steve, seconded by Leone and unanimously carried to approve bills as presented for payment.
Leone has prepared the final revenue/expenditure information. She is in contact with Dayna and will set up a meeting with the finance committee, if needed, once county commissioners approve the final library budget.
Steve talked with Mayor Theriault who agreed to look into the situation. No timeframe was discussed. If the city is able to remove the concrete, it will keep costs down. Steve agreed to do a follow-up call.
June Water Bill
Tim Barth contacted Chris Kemmer, who is the supervisor at JKL, and explained the situation. Chris agreed to stop in the library to look at the broken pipe and city water bill, which did not happen. Gordon will contact Chris Kemmer about the situation.
Gordon talked with Mayor Theriault about the situation explaining coarser gravel is required and using sand will not remedy the situation. Debbie reported library visitors continue to complain about getting tar on their shoes, car carpeting, and even inside their homes.
PlaySpace Block Storage Cabinet
A new PlaySpace block storage cabinet was provided to the library.
No Parking Signs
Gordon talked with Mayor Theriault about mounting no parking signs on E. Houston to prevent library patrons from backing into vehicles. No signs have been mounted.
Debbie provided a library key to both Steve and Elton to allow for emergency access to the library. Sherry Pritchard also has a library key and a fourth library key is in the wall key box in the Clerk & Recorder’s office.
First Aid Class
Gretchen will remind Kelly of the need for library employees to receive first-aid training.
September Library Coverage
Jill agreed to operate the library September 17-21 and 24-28 during Debbie’s absence. Sherry Pritchard can be contacted for emergency backup.
Friends of the Library
Debbie provided the board with a copy of the Friends of the Library report prepared by Melinda Vennard.
The front entryway door is expanding slightly on hot days and not closing completely even though the door is locked.
Debbie provided copies of the Librarian Report, which is on file at the library.
Date of Next Meeting
The next meeting is scheduled for September 11, 2012 at 6:00 p.m. at the library.
There being no further business to discuss, it was moved by Gretchen, seconded by Leone and unanimously carried to adjourn the meeting at 7:00 p.m.