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Board/Foundation minutes October 2019

SIDNEY PUBLIC LIBRARY
BOARD
October 15, 2019

Board Members Present: Sandy White, and Jen Ramsey, Jane Holechek, and Libby Soucie.

Also Present: Andrew Sherman, Stephanie Mika, Jo Houser and Sandy Nelson
Absent: and Kim Hofrock
Meeting called to order at: 4:00pm.
 
Friends Report given by:
N/A

Approval of Minutes: A motion was made by Jen to approve the minutes of the September 9, 2019 meeting.  The motion was seconded by Jane.
APPROVED: All

Financial Reports and Bills: A motion was made by Libby to approve the bills for the September, meeting.  The motion was seconded by Jen.
APPROVED: All

 Old Business:

  • Waiting for Rick’s Painting to give us a date when he can paint.

New Business:

  • A motion was made by Libby to regretfully accept Sherm’s resignation from the Sidney Public Library. Sherm has accepted a position in Connecticut.  The motion was seconded by Jane.

APPROVED: All

  • Sherm applied for the C. A. Story grant and the Thompson Foundation grant.
  • Dianne Cooper has been hired and will start October 28th as the Circulation Librarian.
  • A motion was made by Jane to go into closed session at 4:10.  The motion was seconded by Libby.

NEXT REGULAR MEETING: November 12, 2019
THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS THE MEETING WAS ADJOURNED AT 4:40pm

Sidney Public Library
FOUNDATION
October 17, 2019

Board Members Present: Sandy White and, Jen Ramsey, Jane Holechek and Libby Soucie                                                          
Also Present: Andrew Sherman, Stephanie Mika and Jo Houser

Absent: Kim Hofrock

MEETING CALLED TO ORDER AT:  4:40

Approval of Minutes:  A motion was made by Jane to approve the minutes of the September 15, 2019 meeting.  The motion was seconded by Libby.
APPROVED: ALL

Financial Reports and Bills:  A motion was made by Libby to approve the bills of the September, 2019 meeting.  The motion was seconded by Jen.
APPROVED: ALL

OLD BUSINESS:   

NEW BUSINESS:

NEXT REGULAR MEETING:  November 12, 2019
THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS THE MEETING WAS ADJOURNED AT: 4:45pm.

Board/Foundation Minutes September 2019

SIDNEY PUBLIC LIBRARY
BOARD
September 9, 2019

Board Members Present: Sandy White, and Jen Ramsey, and Libby Soucie.

Also Present: Andrew Sherman
Absent: Jane Holechek, and Kim Hofrock
Meeting called to order at: 4:05pm.
 
Friends Report given by:
Sherm

Approval of Minutes: A motion was made by Libby to approve the minutes of the August 12, 2019 meeting.  The motion was seconded by Jen.
APPROVED: All

Financial Reports and Bills: A motion was made by Jen to approve the bills for the August 2019, meeting.  The motion was seconded by Libby.
APPROVED: All
 Old Business:

  • Summer Reading numbers were great
  • Certification is complete
  • Budget

New Business:

  • A motion was made by Jen to approve Ricks Painting to paint the outside of the Library.  The motion was seconded by Libby
  • APPROVED: All
  • A motion was made by Libby to approve the close of the Library for the morning of October 5 for the Oktoberfest parade. The motion was seconded by Jen.
  • APPROVED: All

There was a leak in the roof in the garage.  It has been repaired.
Frances has been promoted to the Adult services/Bookmobile position.

NEXT REGULAR MEETING October 14, 2019
THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS THE MEETING WAS ADJOURNED AT 4:23 pm.

Sidney Public Library
FOUNDATION
September 9, 2019

Board Members Present: Sandy White and, Jen Ramsey, and Libby Soucie                                
Also Present: Andrew Sherman
Absent: Jane Holechek, Kim Hofrock,

MEETING CALLED TO ORDER AT:  4:23

Approval of Minutes:  A motion was made by Libby to approve the minutes of the August 12, 2019 meeting.  The motion was seconded by Jen.
APPROVED: ALL

Financial Reports and Bills:  N/A
APPROVED: ALL

OLD BUSINESS:   

NEW BUSINESS: NEXT REGULAR MEETING:  October 14, 2019
THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS THE MEETING WAS ADJOURNED AT: 4:26 pm.

Board/Foundation minutes August 2019

SIDNEY PUBLIC LIBRARY
BOARD
August 12, 2019

Board Members Present: Sandy White, Jane Holechek and Jen Ramsey, Kim Hofrock, and Libby Soucie.

Also Present: Andrew Sherman, Eileen Nightingale and Stephanie Mika
Absent
Meeting called to order at: 4:00pm.
 
Friends Report given by:
Sherm

  • Currently working on details for a puzzle tournament
  • There has been discussion about having a Senior Spelling bee at the Nursing home.
  • Friends members put together a nice basket in honor of Tammy Sherman for the Night of Hope Cancer walk
  • Next meeting is September 9, 2019

Approval of Minutes: A motion was made by Jen to approve the minutes of the July 8, 2019 meeting.  The motion was seconded by Jane.
APPROVED: All

Financial Reports and Bills: A motion was made by Jane to approve the bills for the July 2019, meeting.  The motion was seconded by Libby.
APPROVED: All

 Old Business:

  • A motion was made by Libby to approve the 2019-2022 Strategic plan. The motion was seconded by Jen.

APPROVED: All

New Business:
 Sandy White reported on the PLS annual meeting.  

NEXT REGULAR MEETING: September 9, 2019
THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS THE MEETING WAS ADJOURNED AT 4:20 pm.

Sidney Public Library
FOUNDATION
August 12, 2019

Board Members Present: Sandy White and Jane Holechek, Jen Ramsey, Kim Hofrock, and Libby Soucie                                                   
Also Present: Andrew Sherman and Stephanie Mika
Absent:

MEETING CALLED TO ORDER AT:  4:20

Approval of Minutes:  A motion was made by Jen to approve the minutes of the July 8, 2019 meeting.  The motion was seconded by Jane.
APPROVED: ALL

Financial Reports and Bills: A motion was made by Jane to approve the bills of the July 2019 meeting.  The Motion was seconded by Libby.
APPROVED: ALL

OLD BUSINESS:   

  • Carpet cleaning will take place August 17.
  • Window cleaning will take place August 15.
  • Still waiting for paint bids.

NEW BUSINESS:

NEXT REGULAR MEETING:  September 9, 2019
THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS THE MEETING WAS ADJOURNED AT: 4:30 pm.

Board/Foundation minutes July 2019

SIDNEY PUBLIC LIBRARY
BOARD
July 8, 2019

Board Members Present: Sandy White, Jane Holechek and Jen Ramsey via phone.
Also Present: Andrew Sherman and Stephanie Mika
Absent: Kim Hofrock, and Libby Soucie.
Meeting called to order at: 4:00pm.
 
Friends Report given by:
N/A

Approval of Minutes: A motion was made by Jane to approve the minutes of the June 10, 2019 meeting.  The motion was seconded by Jen.
APPROVED: All
Financial Reports and Bills: A motion was made by Jane to approve the bills for the June 2019, meeting.  The motion was seconded by Jen.
APPROVED: All
 Old Business:

  • Library Certification preliminary score has the Library at a silver rating once again.

New Business:

  • A motion was made by Jane to approve closing the Library on August 17 to have the carpets professionally cleaned.  The motion was seconded by Jen.

APPROVED: All

  • The certification for Board members is complete.
  • Discussed printing rates.
  • Waiting on painting estimates.
  • Window cleaning will take place in August.
  • Updating the strategic plan as required for certification.  

NEXT REGULAR MEETING: August 12, 2019
THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS THE MEETING WAS ADJOURNED AT 4:35.

Sidney Public Library
FOUNDATION
July 8, 2019

Board Members Present: Sandy White and Jane Holechek, Jen Ramsey via phone.                                                     
Also Present: Andrew Sherman and Stephanie Mika

Absent: Kim Hofrock, and Libby Soucie

MEETING CALLED TO ORDER AT:  4:35

Approval of Minutes:  A motion was made by Jane to approve the minutes of the June 10, 2019 meeting.  The motion was seconded by Jen.
APPROVED: ALL

Financial Reports and Bills: A motion was made by Jane to approve the bills of the June 2019 meeting.  The Motion was seconded by Jen
APPROVED: ALL

OLD BUSINESS:   

NEW BUSINESS:

NEXT REGULAR MEETING:  August 12, 2019
THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS THE MEETING WAS ADJOURNED AT: 4:45pm.

Board/Foundation minutes June 2019

SIDNEY PUBLIC LIBRARY
BOARD
June 10, 2019

Board Members Present: Libby Soucie, Jen Ramsey, Sandy White and Jane Holechek.

Also Present: Andrew Sherman, Stephanie Mika, Sandy Nelson and Frances Beeken.
Absent: Kim Hofrock
Meeting called to order at: 4:00pm.
 
Friends Report given by:
ShermSummer Reading kick off was a great success.

So far we have 125 kids, 20 teens and 45 adults signed up for the program.

Approval of Minutes: A motion was made by Jen to approve the minutes of the May 13, 2019 meeting.  The motion was seconded by Libby.
APPROVED: All

Financial Reports and Bills: A motion was made by Libby to approve the bills for the May 2019, meeting.  The motion was seconded by Jane.
APPROVED: All

 Old Business:

  • Quotes for carpet cleaning and window cleaning have been received. 

Jen made a motion to approve the bids for the carpet and window cleaning.

The motion was seconded by Jane.  Approved: All

New Business:

  • First round of numbers for budget have been submitted
  • The Library is up for re-accreditation this year.  The online form goes live on July 1.  

NEXT REGULAR MEETING: July 8, 2019
THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS THE MEETING WAS ADJOURNED AT 4:15.

Sidney Public Library
FOUNDATION
June 10, 2019

Board Members Present: Libby Soucie, Sandy White and Jane Holechek, Jen                                                          Ramsey.
Also Present: Andrew Sherman, Stephanie Mika, Frances Beeken and Sandy Nelson

Absent: Kim Hofrock

MEETING CALLED TO ORDER AT:  4:20

Approval of Minutes:  A motion was made by Jane to approve the minutes of the May 13, 2019 meeting.  The motion was seconded by Jen.
APPROVED: ALL

Financial Reports and Bills: A motion was made by Libby to approve the bills of the May 2019 meeting.  The Motion was seconded by Jen
APPROVED: ALL

OLD BUSINESS:   

NEW BUSINESS:  

NEXT REGULAR MEETING:  July 8, 2019
THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS THE MEETING WAS ADJOURNED AT: 4:25pm.

Board/Foundation Minutes May 2019

SIDNEY PUBLIC LIBRARY
BOARD
May 13, 2019

Board Members Present: Libby Soucie, Jen Ramsey, Sandy White and Kim Hofrock. Also Present: Eileen Nightingale, Vickie Morlock.
Absent: Jane Holechek
Meeting called to order at: 4:02pm.
 
Friends Report given by:

  • Dairy Queen Fundraiser was a success.
  • Summer Reading kick off will be held June 1.

Approval of Minutes: A motion was made by Libby to approve the minutes of the April 8, 2019 meeting.  The motion was seconded by Kim.
APPROVED: All

Financial Reports and Bills: A motion was made by Jen to approve the bills for the April 2019, meeting.  The motion was seconded by Kim.
APPROVED: All

 Old Business:

  • Book Challenge-No further action will be taken. Sherm will mail a letter to parent.

New Business:

  • The board approved shutting the WiFi off at 8pm due to people moving patio furniture and breaking fence. 
  • Summer Reading starts June 1st
  • WLS annual meeting will be held in July.  Sandy White will be attending
  • Sherm reported that the roof trim needs repainted, carpets need to be professionally cleaned and the windows all need to be cleaned.

NEXT REGULAR MEETING: JUNE 10, 2019
THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS THE MEETING WAS ADJOURNED AT 4:27.

Sidney Public Library
FOUNDATION
May 13, 2019

Board Members Present: Libby Soucie, Sandy White and Kim Hofrock
Also Present: Eileen Nightingale and Vickie Morlock

Absent: Jane Holechek

MEETING CALLED TO ORDER AT:  4:28

Approval of Minutes:  A motion was made by Libby to approve the minutes of the April 8, 2019 meeting.  The motion was seconded by Jen.
APPROVED: ALL

Financial Reports and Bills.
APPROVED:

OLD BUSINESS:   

NEW BUSINESS:  

NEXT REGULAR MEETING:  June 10, 2019
THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS THE MEETING WAS ADJOURNED AT: 4:35pm.

Board/Foundation Minutes April 2019

SIDNEY PUBLIC LIBRARY
BOARD
April 8, 2019

Board Members Present: Libby Soucie, Jane Holechek, Sandy White and Kim Hofrock.
Also Present: Sandy Nelson, Frances Beeken and Stephanie Mika.
Absent: Jen Ramsey, Andrew Sherman Director
Meeting called to order at: 4:00pm.  
Friends Report given by:  

Approval of Minutes: A motion was made by Kim to approve the minutes of the March 11, 2019 meeting.  The motion was seconded by Libby.
APPROVED: All
 Old Business:
Financial Reports and Bills: A motion was made by Jane to approve the bills for the March 2019, meeting.  The motion was seconded by Kim.
APPROVED: All
New Business: Request for Reconsideration Form submitted by a patron.  After reviewing the policy regarding the subject the board would like Sherm to follow the steps in the policy and if further action needs to be taken it will be discussed at the May meeting.
NEXT REGULAR MEETING May 13, 2019
THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS THE MEETING WAS ADJOURNED AT 4:15.

Sidney Public Library
FOUNDATION
April 8, 2019

Board Members Present: Libby Soucie, Jane Holechek, Sandy White and Kim Hofrock
Also Present: Frances Beeken, Sandy Nelson, and Stephanie Mika
Absent: Jennifer Ramsey, Andrew Sherman, Library Director
MEETING CALLED TO ORDER AT:  4:20
Approval of Minutes:  A motion was made by Jane to approve the minutes of the March 11, 2019 meeting.  The motion was seconded by Libby.
APPROVED: ALL
Financial Reports and Bills:  A motion was made by Libby to approve the bills for the March 2019 meeting.  The motion was seconded by Kim.
APPROVED: ALL
OLD BUSINESS:  
NEW BUSINESS:  NEXT REGULAR MEETING:  May 13, 2019
THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS THE MEETING WAS ADJOURNED AT: 4:25pm.

Board/Foundation Minutes March 2019

Sidney Public Library
BOARD
March 11, 2019

Board Members Present: Libby Soucie, Jane Holechek, and Kim Hofrock via phone call.

Also Present: Andrew Sherman, Library Director, Sandy Nelson and Stephanie Mika.
Absent: Jen Ramsey, Sandy White
Meeting called to order at: 4:06pm.

Friends Report given by: Sherm

  • The Friends group rescheduled the Birthday party for Dr. Seuss for March 21
    from 4-6.  Last scheduled date was postponed due to weather.

Approval of Minutes: A motion was made by Jane to approve the minutes of the February 11, 2019 meeting.  The motion was seconded by Kim.
APPROVED: All
Financial Reports and Bills: A motion was made by Jane to approve the bills for the February 11, 2019, meeting.  The motion was seconded by Kim.
APPROVED: All
 Old Business:

  • Sherm is still giving monthly library updates on KSID Radio.

New Business:

NEXT REGULAR MEETING April 8, 2019
THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS THE MEETING WAS ADJOURNED AT 4:20.

Sidney Public Library
FOUNDATION
March 11, 2019

Board Members Present: Libby Soucie, Jane Holechek, and Kim Hofrock via phone call.
Also Present: Andrew Sherman, Library Director, Sandy Nelson, and Stephanie Mika

Absent: Jennifer Ramsey, and Sandy White

MEETING CALLED TO ORDER AT:  4:20

Approval of Minutes:  A motion was made by Jane to approve the minutes of the February 11, 2019 meeting.  The motion was seconded by Kim.
APPROVED: ALL

Financial Reports and Bills:  A motion was made by Jane to approve the bills for the February 2019 meeting.  The motion was seconded by Kim.
APPROVED: ALL

BUSINESS OLD:  

BUSINESS NEW:

NEXT REGULAR MEETING:  April 8, 2019
THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS THE MEETING WAS ADJOURNED AT: 4:25pm.

Board/Foundation Minutes February 2018

SIDNEY PUBLIC LIBRARY
BOARD
February 11, 2019

Board Members Present: Libby Soucie, Jen Ramsey, Jane Holechek, and Sandy White

Also Present: Andrew Sherman, Library Director Eileen Nightingale and Stephanie Mika.
Absent:
Meeting called to order at: 4:00 pm.

Friends Report given by: Sherm

  • Library Lovers Month is being celebrated in February.
  • The Friends group are planning a Birthday party for Dr. Seuss on March 2
    from 10-2

Approval of Minutes: A motion was made by Jen to approve the minutes of the January 14, 2019 meeting.  The motion was seconded by Jane.
APPROVED: All

Financial Reports and Bills: A motion was made by Libby to approve the bills for the January 2019, meeting.  The motion was seconded by Jane.
APPROVED: All

 Old Business:

  • A motion was made by Jen to approve Kim Hofrock for the Sidney Public Library Board/Foundation. The motion was seconded by Libby.

New Business:

  • The library’s web hosting package has been upgraded.
  • The library does not have free tax forms this year.
  • Sherm applied for and received an Internship grant to be able to hire a student that is interested in working at a library. Applications will be available in April and the student will work the months of June and July to learn the different aspects of the library.

NEXT REGULAR MEETING March 11, 2019
THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS THE MEETING WAS ADJOURNED AT 4:20.

Sidney Public Library
FOUNDATION
February 11, 2019

Board Members Present: Libby Soucie, Jane Holechek, Jennifer Ramsey, and Sandy White
Also Present: Andrew Sherman, Library Director, Eileen Nightingale, and Stephanie Mika

Absent:
MEETING CALLED TO ORDER AT:  4:20

Approval of Minutes:  A motion was made by Libby to approve the minutes of the January 14, 2019 meeting.  The motion was seconded by Jen.
APPROVED: ALL

Financial Reports and Bills:  A motion was made by Jane to approve the bills for the January 2019 meeting.  The motion was seconded by Jen.
APPROVED: ALL

BUSINESS OLD:  

  • Lighting upgrade was completed in February. Staff is very happy with new lights.

BUSINESS NEW:

NEXT REGULAR MEETING:  March 11, 2019
THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS THE MEETING WAS ADJOURNED AT: 4:30pm.