Library Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes November 10, 2015


Meeting of the Board of Trustees

Wednesday, November 10, 2015


The regular meeting of the board of Trustees of the Brockway Library was called to order at 9:05 am. Present: Michelle Brown (Library Director) and board members Chair Antonie Downs, Cheryl Gowing, Henry Harnage, Jennifer Quinton and newly appointed member, Donna Hurtak.



  1. Minutes: The minutes of the October meeting were approved as amended.

  2. Financial Report: Presented and approved.  

  3. Circulation Report was presented – we are “on target”… holding our averages and culling old titles.

  4. Old Business: SEFLIN – Library Director is holding off as the group’s directors are still exploring more affordable options. We will wait to hear their findings before joining.

  5. New Business:

    a. Proposal to revise concept for Children’s Wing Expansion: Toni Downs will appear in front of the Miami Shores Village Council in December to request approval for $12,000 to obtain an architectural study for the additional expansion of the children’s wing.

           b. Library Program Policy: A new policy was presented for review and was approved.

           c. Reconsideration of WIFI policy – The Library will no longer charge for WIFI nor require a  

           password for use. The policy for the public computers in the Media Center has not  



           d. $200 was approved from the trust to have a Special Holiday Program for Adults .

    The meeting adjourned at 10:15am. The next scheduled meeting is for December 9, 2015 at 9am. This will follow the annual Holiday Breakfast for Library staff and employees.

    Respectively submitted: Jennifer Quinton, Secretary