Tuscola Public Library board reviews financial reports
Board members of the Tuscola Public Library met Tuesday, April 19.
The board oversees all matters at the Tuscola Public Library.
Here are the meeting minutes as provided by the board:
Tuscola Public Library Board Meeting-April 19, 2016
I. Call to Order
II. Board Members Present: Randy Bergeson, Deb Follett, Darcey Helmick, Bill Englehardt, Dianne Kauffman, Dorothy Voyles, Lori Anderson, Devin Black.
III. Consent Agenda
a. Approval of Minutes-Diane made a motion to approve the minutes. Bill seconded. Motion carried
b. Bills-Randy reviewed the month’s bills in the amount of $4715.16 and made a motion to approve them as presented. Diane seconded, motion carried
c. Financial reports-Randy reviewed the Balance Sheet and Budget numbers. With 92% of the fiscal year elapsed, 84% of the budget has been spent.
d. Library deposit was reviewed
a. Programs-96 for various story times, 28 for Youth Bingo, 13 for Knitting, 16 for movie, 13 for Travel Club, 10 for Youth Crafts and 5 for Book Discussion of "A Doll's House" YTD 2548 program participants
b. Devin is scheduling activities for Summer Read
c. Devin reported that a patron had been banned from using the Library for viewing inappropriate material on computer
d. The City would like to sponsor a couple of outdoor movies during the Summer, Library would staff
e. Devin commented on changes to locations of some books, switching paperbooks with Teen books
f. Basement mini fridge needs to be replaced
g. Devin mentioned that he had been approached by a journalism professor at the U of I regarding the African American community in Tuscola that was here until the 1940s
V. Old Business
a. Needed repairs are still being evaluated
VI. New Business
a. Devin reported that he had received a letter from the Secretary of State regarding Per Capita grant funding. When checks are sent out we will receive $3453 vs $5600 from last year
b. Devin went over a handout he had provided to the Board outlining the organization of the various entities that we work with in the state and how they are funded specifically
IHLS/SHARE/OCLC/LLSAP and ILS
c. Dorothy went over the evaluation she had completed of Devin and the process involved. Bill made a motion to accept the evaluation as presented and Randy seconded. Motion carried.
d. Devin went over the evaluation process he used for evaluating staff and goal setting
e. Deb made a motion to approve the staff raises as presented, Randy seconded and the motion carried. The new wage schedule will be forwarded to the City for implementation.
Darcey made the motion to adjourn, Bill seconded and the motion carried. Next meeting will be Tuesday, May 17th, per our usual practice.
Organizations in this Story
112 E. Sale St.
Tuscola, IL 61953