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Rippey Library Board of Trustees Minutes August 2912016

Minutes of the regular meeting of the Rippey Board of Trustees meeting held on August 29, 2016. General business taken care of and approval of the Children's Internet Protection Act (IPA). A copy will be sent to Mary Millard so she can continue the e-rate application. Federal funds are used for this, so a policy has to be in place, to receive the funding to reduce the cost for this service.

Rippey Library Board Meeting Minutes
August 29, 2016

(To be approved at the September 26th meeting)

The Rippey Library Board met for their regular meeting on August 29, 2016 at 6:00 in the library.  Trustees attending were:  Dale Hanaman, Carmen McColley, Nancy Burrow and Jean Borgeson.  Absent:  Jo Bardole.  Librarian, Katrina Buttler was also in attendance.

There were no changes to the agenda brought to a vote.

No one from the public was in attendance.

The minutes from the July meeting were reviewed and a motion was made by Carmen with a second from Nancy to approve the July 25, 2016 minutes. The motion carried.

The city clerk was stuck in traffic, so there was no financial report from the city presented.  Katrina passed out her monthly income/expense report to date and the bills were presented to be approved.  Nancy moved and Carmen seconded the motion to approve the bills and send to the city clerk to be paid. The motion carried.

August Balances:
Memorial:  $1,644.87    $25.00 was for Eugene Muir.  $20.00 was for John Parker.
General:        $6795.11
Petty Cash:         20.01
Gillette Fund:  $23.981.00

There was no correspondence.

Old business included the circulation and programs report for August.

New business included programs planned for September and October.  Katrina will let us know the finalized events.

The Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA) policy was discussed.  Katrina explained the options and costs.  Jean made a motion and Nancy seconded that the board direct Katrina to write the policy as explained, then with the board’s approval, send a copy to Mary Millard so she can continue the e-rate application.  Federal funds are used for this, so a policy has to be in place, to receive the funding to reduce the cost for this service.  The motion carried.

Katrina asked for a volunteer on September 16 so she can drive to OH for her sister’s wedding and on September 23 so she can attend the Penned Con 2016 convention in St. Louis.  It is a charity based author and reader convention that brings the community together to celebrate all things books. This particular convention donates to the Penned Con Scholarship Fund which assists autistic children in the St. Louis area receive their therapy services at Action for Autism.   The event consists of book signings, Q&A's, panels and workshops for aspiring authors, guest speakers and industry professionals. Jean volunteered to cover the two days.

The board will meet a week earlier in October, due to the Halloween activities planned for the 31st.

There being no further comments or business, Carman moved and Nancy seconded a motion to adjourn.  The motion carried.

The next meeting will be Monday, September 26, 2016 at 6:00 in the library.