Library Board of Trustees Minutes - October 2015



Meeting of the Board of Trustees

Wednesday, October 14, 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 and Jennifer Quinton. Also present were Susan Ackley from the FAC and Kaylan, to discuss the January 2016 FAC reception.


  1. Special Presentation by the Fine Arts Committee (FAC) – Artist Kaylan presented photos of his art work for approval for the January 29, 2016 reception. The board approved his work to be displayed.

  2. Minutes: The minutes of September meeting were approved as amended.

  3. Financial Report: The year-end summary was approved as presented.

  4. Circulation Report was presented – we are “on target”.

  5. Old Business: a. Meeting Room Policy – Ms. Brown presented a revised meeting room policy that was approved as amended.

    b. After School Art Program – a request was made by Grace Garcia to hold a program and charge for instruction and materials. The request was approved.

    c. Green Day – the projected amount of cost for Green Day supplies was amended from $675 to $300

    d. SEFLIN – Michelle is still attending some meetings and researching the specifics regarding joining the consortium.

  6. New Business:

           a. Membership fees: In an effort to bolster expenses for new programming, a motion made to raise the annual membership fees for non-residents (adult/family) from $65/yr. to $75/yr. was approved.

           b. Ms. Brown advised us that a new wireless system and stronger firewall was installed.


    The meeting adjourned at 10:37am. The next scheduled meeting is on November 10thth at 9:00 a.m.

    Respectively submitted: Jennifer Quinton, Secretary