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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.

Board/Foundation Minutes April 2018

SIDNEY PUBLIC LIBRARY
Library Board
April 9, 2018

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

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

Friends Report given by: Sherm

  • The Friends will be having a DJ and have a dance party for the SRP kickoff which will be held May 31.

Approval of Minutes: A motion was made by Ami to approve the minutes of the March 12, 2018 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 March 2018, meeting.  The motion was seconded by Jane.
APPROVED: All

 Old Business:
New Business:

  • The roof is currently being replaced.
  • The Chautauqua will be held in Sidney June 11-14. Plans include an author visit and a historian group will be presenting programs here at the library.
  • We made bookmarks that will promote the library and the makerspace to be in the “swag bags” to be handed out at the Girls day out to be held April 14.
  • The Library will demonstrate the 3-d printer during the Spring Expo on April 14-15. People will be able to print custom bubble wands and there will be cell phone stands available to the public. 

NEXT REGULAR MEETING: May 14, 2018
THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS THE MEETING WAS ADJOURNED AT 4:22

Sidney Public Library
April 9, 2018

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

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

Absent: Jennifer Ramsey.
MEETING CALLED TO ORDER AT:  4:25.

Approval of Minutes:  A motion was made by Jane to approve the minutes of the March 12, 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 March 2018 meeting.  The motion was seconded by Ami.
APPROVED: ALL

BUSINESS OLD:  

  • Maker space furniture has been ordered and hopefully will be installed in June. Electrical
    outlets were moved to accommodate the new furniture

BUSINESS NEW:

NEXT REGULAR MEETING: May 14, 2018
THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS THE MEETING WAS ADJOURNED AT:  4:30pm.

Board/Foundation minutes March 2018

SIDNEY PUBLIC LIBRARY
Library Board
March 12, 2018

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

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

Friends Report given by: Sherm

  • Seuss birthday party was a success
  • National Library week will be held in April. FOSPL will be providing cookies and lunch for staff.
  • Members will advertise the FOSPL during Girls day out April 14.

Approval of Minutes: A motion was made by Libby to approve the minutes of the February 12, 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 February 2018, meeting.  The motion was seconded by Libby.
APPROVED: All

 Old Business:

  • A motion was made by Jen to approve Ami Jaggers as a Board member. The motion was seconded by Jane.
    APPROVED: ALL

New Business:

  • The Westerns have been moved. Moved new books and stands have been ordered that will display the new books with additional shelf space. The Audio book section was also expanded.
  • Sherm used the laser cutter to make a new sign for the Western books.

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

Sidney Public Library
Foundation
March 12, 2018

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

Also Present: Andrew Sherman, Library Director, Stephanie Mika, Ami Jaggers.

Absent:
MEETING CALLED TO ORDER AT:  4:40.

Approval of Minutes:  A motion was made by Libby to approve the minutes of the February 12, 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 February 2018 meeting.  The motion was seconded by Libby.
APPROVED: ALL

BUSINESS OLD:  

  • A motion was made by Jane to approve $4,500 for makerspace furniture and misc. The motion was seconded by Libby.

BUSINESS NEW:

NEXT REGULAR MEETING: April 9, 2018
THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS THE MEETING WAS ADJOURNED AT:  4:45pm.