April 7th, 2016 Library Board Meeting

The Sutton Memorial Library Board met at 5:00 P.M. on April 7, 2016 in the library.  President Joyce Brown called the meeting to order and referred to the Open Meeting’s Act.  Present were:  Librarian, Shelly Reed, and Board Members, Joyce Brown, Pam Overturf, Gertie Schmer, Carol Hendricksen, Harriet Maser, and City Administrator, Jeff Hofaker.

The minutes of the previous meeting were read and approved. The bills for the month of March were presented and approved.  Judith Domeier gave a donation of $100 to the Friends of the Library.  A thank you is sent to Judi.

Shelly presented the circulation report for the month of March statistics as follows:  A.F. -436 (310 = O.D. 126), A.N.F. – 24, Children – 192, J.F. – 78, J.N.F. – 13, Computers – 171, Periodicals – 32, Audios – 1, DVDs – 144.  Total Circulation = 1091, Total Visitors=502.

Old Business: None

New Business:  Jeff and the Board discussed possible options that might be possible with hiring Librarians.

Budget will need to be completed and will be due in June this year.

We continued working on Strategic Plan/12 Steps:  The Board had a Dinner Work Session discussing “Community Needs” that can be accomplished by the Library to finalize the Strategic Plan.

Our next meeting will be May 5th @5 P.M.

Without further business, President Joyce Brown closed the meeting and work session at 7:15 P.M.



Pam Overturf


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