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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.

 

Board/Foundation Minutes December 2018

SIDNEY PUBLIC LIBRARY
Library Board
December 10, 2018

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

Also Present: Andrew Sherman, Library Director, Franki
Beeken, Vickie Morlock and Stephanie Mika.
Absent:
Meeting called to order at: 4:00 pm.
 
Friends Report given by:
Approval of Minutes: A motion was made by Jen to approve
the minutes of the November 13, 2018 meeting. 
The motion was seconded by Ami.
APPROVED: All

Financial Reports and Bills: A motion was made by Libby to approve the bills for the November
2018, meeting.  The motion was seconded
by Jane.
APPROVED: All

 Old Business:

  • Outside lights have been installed.
  • Installation of new lights in the
    building has begun.
  • There have been no applicants for the
    open Board position 

New Business:

  • Staff/Board luncheon will be on
    December 17.
  • Sherm will give the annual report to
    the City Council and to the County Commissioners.
  • Sherm installed a security camera in
    the staff area. 

NEXT REGULAR MEETING: January 14, 2019
THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS THE MEETING WAS ADJOURNED AT 4:15

Sidney Public Library
FOUNDATION
December 10, 2018

Board Members Present: Libby Soucie, Jane Holechek, Jennifer
Ramsey, Ami Jaggers and Sandy White

 Also
Present:
Andrew Sherman, Library Director, Franki Beeken, Vickie Morlock and
Stephanie Mika

Absent:

MEETING CALLED TO ORDER AT:  4:20

Approval of Minutes:  A motion was made by Ami to approve the
minutes of the November 13, 2018 meeting. 
The motion was seconded by Libby.
APPROVED: ALL

Financial Reports and Bills:  A motion was made by Jen to approve the
bills for the November 2018 meeting.  The
motion was seconded by Jane.
APPROVED: ALL

BUSINESS OLD:   

BUSINESS NEW:  

NEXT REGULAR MEETING:  January 14,
2019
THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS THE
MEETING WAS ADJOURNED AT
: 4:25pm.

Annual minutes January 2018

SIDNEY PUBLIC LIBRARY
FOUNDATION
Annual Meeting
January 8, 2018

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

Meeting Called to order at:  4:45pm.

The audit
will be done in January and will be reported at the February meeting.

Jane made a motion that officers will remain the same for the next year.  The motion was seconded by Libby. 
Approved: All
The next meeting will be held January 2019
There being no further business the meeting was adjourned at 5:00pm

Board/Foundation Minutes November 2018

SIDNEY PUBLIC LIBRARY
Library Board
November 13, 2018

Board Members Present: Libby Soucie, Jen Ramsey, Jane Holechek, Ami Jaggers 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: 

Approval of Minutes: A motion was made by Jane to approve the minutes of the October 9, 2018 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 October 2018, meeting.  The motion was seconded by Libby.
APPROVED: All

 Old Business:

  • The roof had another leak. It has been fixed.

New Business:

  • The Girl Scouts will decorate a Christmas tree for the Library.
  • Eileen and Franki will decorate the Library at the Museum.
  • A motion was made by Libby to approve the Annual Report. The motion was seconded by Jen.

APPROVED: ALL

  • Ami submitted her letter of resignation effective after the December 10 meeting. 

NEXT REGULAR MEETING: December 10, 2018
THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS THE MEETING WAS ADJOURNED AT 4:55

 

Sidney Public Library
FOUNDATION
November 13, 2018

Board Members Present: Libby Soucie, Jane Holechek, Jennifer Ramsey, Ami Jaggers and Sandy White
Also Present: Andrew Sherman, Library Director, Eileen Nightingale and Stephanie Mika
Absent:
MEETING CALLED TO ORDER AT:  5:00

Approval of Minutes:  A motion was made by Libby to approve the minutes of the October 9, 2018 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 October 2018 meeting.  The motion was seconded by Jen.
APPROVED: ALL

BUSINESS OLD:  

BUSINESS NEW:

  • The Library received the Thompson Grant for $2,500 to be used for the new lighting.

NEXT REGULAR MEETING:  December 10, 2018
THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS THE MEETING WAS ADJOURNED AT: 5:05pm.

Board/Foundation Minutes October 2018

SIDNEY PUBLIC LIBRARY
Library Board
October 9, 2018

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

Also Present: Andrew Sherman, Library Director, Vickie Morlock, Frances Beeken and Stephanie Mika.
Absent: Ami Jaggers
Meeting called to order at: 4:00 pm.

Friends Report given by: Sherm

  • The puzzle tournament will take place October 28. So far 15 teams have signed up.

Approval of Minutes: A motion was made by Libby to approve the minutes of the September 10, 2018 meeting.  The motion was seconded by Jane.
APPROVED: All

Financial Reports and Bills: A motion was made by Jen to approve the bills for the September 2018, meeting.  The motion was seconded by Libby.
APPROVED: All

 Old Business:

  • Sherm demonstrated the new security cameras that are placed behind the desk, in the maker space and in the entry way.

 New Business:

  • There was an issue with a juvenile patron. The child’s mother was invited to attend the board meeting but didn’t come.  So no action will be taken.
  • Sherm attended the NLA conference and reported that it was very informative
  • After some research, the light fixtures in the library will eventually all be switched out to a more energy efficient LED fixture. All of the outdoor fixtures will be replaced also.
  • Sherm submitted a request to the Thompson Foundation grant for the new LED lighting.

A motion was made by Jane to go into closed session for personnel reasons at 4:30. The motion was seconded by Jen.

The Board reconvened at 4:35. 

NEXT REGULAR MEETING: November 13, 2018
THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS THE MEETING WAS ADJOURNED AT 4:35.

Sidney Public Library
FOUNDATION
October 9, 2018

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

Also Present: Andrew Sherman, Library Director, and Stephanie Mika

Absent: Ami Jaggers.

MEETING CALLED TO ORDER AT:  4:40 pm.

Approval of Minutes:  A motion was made by Libby to approve the minutes of the September 10, 2018 meeting.  The motion was seconded by Jen.
APPROVED: ALL

Financial Reports and Bills:  A motion was made by Libby to approve the bills for the September 2018 meeting.  The motion was seconded by Jane
APPROVED: ALL

BUSINESS OLD:  

BUSINESS NEW:

NEXT REGULAR MEETING:  November 13, 2018
THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS THE MEETING WAS ADJOURNED AT: 4:45 pm.

 

 

Board/Foundation minutes September 2018

SIDNEY PUBLIC LIBRARY
Library Board
September 10, 2018

Board Members Present: Libby Soucie, Jen Ramsey, Jane Holechek and Ami Jaggers.

Also Present: Andrew Sherman, Library Director, Sandy Nelson, Frances Beeken and Stephanie Mika.
Absent: Sandy White
Meeting called to order at: 4:00 pm.

Friends Report given by: Sherm

  • FOSPL held a book drive in August.
  • September is National library card sign up for Kindergartners. The winning class will be treated to a Popsicle party.

Approval of Minutes: A motion was made by Jane to approve the minutes of the August 13, 2018 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 August 2018, meeting.  The motion was seconded by Ami.
APPROVED: All

 Old Business:

  • Sherm reported that there will be a 10% budget cut.

New Business:

  • A motion was made by Jane to approve the 2018-2019 budget. The motion was seconded by Libby.
    APPROVED: ALL
  • A motion was made by Ami to approve the new hours of operation. Monday-Thursday 9-6 and Saturday 9-5. The motion was seconded by Jane.
    APPROVED: ALL
  • A motion was made by Libby to move the October 8th meeting to October 9th due to the Columbus Day holiday. The motion was seconded by Jane.
    APPROVED: ALL
  • A motion was made by Jane to move the November 12th meeting to November 13th due to the Veterans Day holiday. The motion was seconded by Ami.
    APPROVED: ALL
  • A motion was made by Libby to close for the morning of October 6 for the Oktoberfest parade. The Library will open at 1.  The motion was seconded by Jane.
  • APPROVED: ALL

A motion was made by Ami to go into closed session for personnel evaluation at 4:20. The motion was seconded by Libby.
The Board reconvened at 4:30.

NEXT REGULAR MEETING: October 9, 2018
THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS THE MEETING WAS ADJOURNED AT 4:30.

Sidney Public Library
FOUNDATION
September 10, 2018

Board Members Present: Libby Soucie, Jane Holechek, Jennifer Ramsey and Ami Jaggers.
Also Present: Andrew Sherman, Library Director, and Stephanie Mika
Absent: Sandy White

MEETING CALLED TO ORDER AT:  4:30.

Approval of Minutes:  A motion was made by Libby to approve the minutes of the August 13, 2018 meeting.  The motion was seconded by Jane.
APPROVED: ALL

Financial Reports and Bills: N/A

APPROVED: ALL

BUSINESS OLD:
BUSINESS NEW:

NEXT REGULAR MEETING:  October 9, 2018
THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS THE MEETING WAS ADJOURNED AT: 4:40pm.

 

Board/Foundation minutes August 2018

SIDNEY PUBLIC LIBRARY
Library Board
August 13, 2018

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

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

Friends Report given by: N/A

Approval of Minutes: A motion was made by Ami to approve the minutes of the July 9, 2018 meeting.  The motion was seconded by Jen.
APPROVED: All

Financial Reports and Bills: A motion was made by Libby to approve the bills for the July 2018, meeting.  The motion was seconded by Ami.
APPROVED: All

 Old Business:

  • Sherm reported on the summer reading program numbers. Overall turnout was good.
  • No budget numbers as of meeting time. There will be no travel or training done unless approved by City Manager.

New Business:

  • A complaint letter from a patron was discussed. There will be no action taken.
  • There have been 2 patrons served with ban and bar letters.
  • Sherm will be attending the NLA convention. He will be covering his own costs.
  • Sandy will email review forms for Sherm to all Board Members.
  • Inventory is now being done.
  • A motion was made by Jen to allow Sherm to turn the public WiFi off during the hours of 10pm and 6am.  The motion was seconded by Ami

APPROVED: ALL 

NEXT REGULAR MEETING: September 10, 2018
THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS THE MEETING WAS ADJOURNED AT 4:50.

Sidney Public Library
FOUNDATION
August 13, 2018

Board Members Present: Libby Soucie, Sandy White, Jennifer Ramsey and Ami Jaggers.

Also Present: Andrew Sherman, Library Director, and Stephanie Mika

Absent: Jane Holechek

MEETING CALLED TO ORDER AT:  4:50.

Approval of Minutes:  A motion was made by Libby to approve the minutes of the July 9, 2018 meeting.  The motion was seconded by Jen.
APPROVED: ALL

Financial Reports and Bills: A motion was made by Ami to approve the bills for the July meeting.  The motion was seconded by Libby.
APPROVED: ALL

BUSINESS OLD:  

 

BUSINESS NEW:

NEXT REGULAR MEETING:  September 10, 2018
THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS THE MEETING WAS ADJOURNED AT: 4:55pm.

Board/Foundation Minutes July 2018

SIDNEY PUBLIC LIBRARY
Library Board
July 9, 2018

Board Members Present: Jane Holechek, Jen Ramsey, and Ami Jaggers.

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

Friends Report given by: Sherm

  • FOSPL had movie night on July 8.
  • All member meeting will be held July 9

Approval of Minutes: A motion was made by Ami to approve the minutes of the June 11, 2018 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 June 2018, meeting.  The motion was seconded by Ami.
APPROVED: All

 Old Business:

  • Summer Reading program is going well. The program wraps up on July 24.

New Business: 

NEXT REGULAR MEETING: August 13, 2018
THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS THE MEETING WAS ADJOURNED AT 4:15.

 

Sidney Public Library
FOUNDATION
July 9, 2018

Board Members Present: Jane Holechek, Jennifer Ramsey and Ami Jaggers.

Also Present: Andrew Sherman, Library Director, Eileen Nightingale, Sandy Nelson and Stephanie Mika

Absent: Libby Soucie, Sandy White

MEETING CALLED TO ORDER AT:  4:15.

Approval of Minutes:  A motion was made by Ami to approve the minutes of the June 11, 2018 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 June meeting.  The motion was seconded by Ami.
APPROVED: ALL

BUSINESS OLD:  

  • Maker Space furniture has been installed.

BUSINESS NEW:

  • The Extension Office purchased a rotary cutter for the laser.

NEXT REGULAR MEETING:  August 13, 2018
THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS THE MEETING WAS ADJOURNED AT:  4:25pm.

Board/Foundation Minutes June

SIDNEY PUBLIC LIBRARY
Library Board
June 11, 2018

Board Members Present: Jane Holechek, Sandy White, and Ami Jaggers.

Also Present: Andrew Sherman, Library Director, and Stephanie Mika.
Absent: Jennifer Ramsey, Libby Soucie,
Meeting called to order at: 4:00 pm.

Friends Report given by: Sherm

  • SRP kickoff held May 31 was a success.

Approval of Minutes: A motion was made by Jane to approve the minutes of the May 14, 2018 meeting.  The motion was seconded by Ami.
APPROVED: All

Financial Reports and Bills: A motion was made by Jane to approve the bills for the May 2018, meeting.  The motion was seconded by Ami.
APPROVED: All

 Old Business:

  • There have been no new roof leaks.
  • HVAC still isn’t working properly.
  • The Library will still be receiving funding from E-rate for the Internet access although we opted for a faster speed we will have to pay a little more.  There will be no funding for the phone due to discontinuation of that funding.

New Business:

  • Chautauqua camp started on Monday and will continue through the week for area children.
  • $725 was raised by the Kid’s Korner day care center to be used for Book Mobile repairs.
  • The new Virtual Realty system is set up and been popular with the kids and adults.
  • Budget time is upon us. Nothing on changes that will need to be made. 

NEXT REGULAR MEETING: July 9, 2018
THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS THE MEETING WAS ADJOURNED AT 4:10.

Sidney Public Library
FOUNDATION
June 11, 2018

Board Members Present: Jane Holechek, Sandy White, and Ami Jaggers.

Also Present: Andrew Sherman, Library Director, and Stephanie Mika

Absent: Libby Soucie, Jennifer Ramsey

MEETING CALLED TO ORDER AT:  4:15.

Approval of Minutes:  A motion was made by Ami to approve the minutes of the May 14, 2018 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 May meeting.  The motion was seconded by Ami.
APPROVED: ALL

BUSINESS OLD:  

  • Maker Space furniture will be installed June 18. We will be invoiced in July.

BUSINESS NEW:

 

NEXT REGULAR MEETING:  July 9, 2018
THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS THE MEETING WAS ADJOURNED AT:  4:25pm.