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Rippey Library Board of Trustees Minutes, January 26, 2016

Rippey Library Board Meeting Minutes, January 26, 2016 (Postponed from the 25th because of snow storm). The board was reminded of the decision to use the general fund to buy books, as the memorial fund is dwindling and we may need that money for matching grants in the future. Andrea will explain the board’s decision to the clerk.


Rippey Library Board Meeting, January 26, 2016 (Postponed from the 25th because of snow storm)

Attending:  Dale Hanaman, Nancy Burrow, Jo Bardole, Jean Borgeson, and Librarian, Andrea Williams.

The agenda was unanimously approved.

There was no one from the public attending.

The minutes of the December 22, 2015 meeting were approved as read, with Jo making the motion and Nancy seconding.

The bills were presented and Nancy motioned and Jo seconded the motion to approve the bills. Motion carried.

Bills presented:  $1,028.81
Income  Greene County  $1,672.00

The clerk’s report was reviewed and on a motion from Jo and a second from Nancy, approved the report.
Balances as of January 26, 2016
Memorial Fund  $1,569.67
General Fund  $6,531.30
Petty Cash  $      86.73
Gillette Fund  $23,969.00
Jean reminded the board that we had decided a couple months ago to start using the general fund to buy the new books, as the memorial fund is dwindling and we may need that money for matching grants in the future.  Andrea will explain the board’s decision to the clerk.

February Programs:
February Coloring contest
Decorating Valentine's Cookies - Wed. Feb. 10 at 3:30 p.m.
Valentine's Day Craft - Wed. Feb. 17 at 4:00 p.m.
Coffee ‘N Bingo - Thurs. Feb. 18 at 11:00 a. m. Sponsored by Rippey Lions Club
Leap Year Craft - Thurs. Feb 25th at 4:15 p. m.
Beginner's Genealogy class presented by the Iowa Genealogical Society - Mon. Feb. 29 at 1:00 p. m.

There being no further business, the meeting adjourned.

The next meeting will be February 29, 2016 at 6:00 in the library.

Jean Borgeson, Secretary