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Rippey Library Board Minutes June 26, 2017

The regular meeting of the Rippey Library Board of Trustees met on Monday, June 26, 2017. Action was taken to approve taking funds from the CD; to cover the $513.00 shortfall for the fiscal year 2016-2017 year end totals. Changes in the library hours and Summer Reading was discussed. Also, the budget for the 2017-2018 year was revised to reflect what was levied from the county and the city.

Rippey Public Library Trustees Board Minutes

Monday, June 26, 2017 (to be approved at the next meeting)

Board Members Present: President, Dale Hanaman, Carmen McColley, Brenda Roberts, Shawneene Kenan, Librarian

Reviewed agenda

Minutes approved

$513.56 deficit was taken from the Memorial acct. It was moved and approved the amount of $513.56 be taken from the Gillette CD fund instead of the Memorial fund.  Shawneene will contact Mary Millard, City Clerk to make this adjustment.

Bills were reviewed with corrections being made to Memorials/Donations and approved.


General: $0

Memorial/Donation: $2,441.87

Gillette CD: $24,052.80

Petty Cash: $75.50

$5,846.00 was the allotted amount from the Greene County Board of Supervisors for the 2017-2018 fiscal year. $5,847.00 is the allotted amount from the Rippey City Council for the 2017-2018 fiscal year.

This library board made revisions to the proposed 2017-2018 budget to balance the projected income of $14,943 and expenditures for 2017-2018.

Old Business:

Model-A Club, June 4th lunch received $233. This money was donated to the Summer Reading Program.

Summer Reading Program is scheduled for July 14-Aug 8. Shawneene has been collecting prizes for Summer Reading Program with assistance from Janice Johnston. (Shopko, DQ, Sparky’s) Speakers: Bee Queen, DNR have been contacted for programing

The Zoo Visit had an attendance of 14 people (5 adults, 9 children)

Gary and Mary Weaver weeded around the library prior to Friends of Rippey Fundraiser June 24th. Shawneene will contact the ISU Extension office to solicit master gardeners to weed around the library once a month to fulfill volunteer hours.

Shawneene will be on vacation July 4-12. Sarah Kilgore has agreed to cover the hours.

There was discussion of present Library Hours due to patron feedback. It has been decided there will be one evening a week hours will be made available to accommodate working patrons. July 15th the following hours will be posted as summer hours until Labor Day. M, T, W, F 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Thursday 1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

Furniture that will be removed for the library as follows: Table, 6 chairs, rolling cart, 2 upholstered chairs, 1 end table, 1 shelving unit.

Motion was made and approved to adjourn at 7:00 p.m. Next Rippey Library Board Meeting set for Monday, July 24, 2017


BrendaRoberts, Secretary Pro-tem