Library Board of Trustees Minutes September 9, 2015




Meeting of the Board of Trustees


Wednesday September 9, 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 Cheryl Gowing (chair), Michael Clay, Antonie Downs, Henry Harnage, Jennifer Quinton.




  1. Elections of new Officers for 2015-2016: Chair: Antonie Downs, Vice-Chair Henry Harnage, Secretary: Jennifer Quinton. Cheryl Gowing will cover the Community Alliance meetings and Henry Harnage will act as “back up”. Michael Clay announced his resignation due to moving out of Miami Shores.

  2. Minutes. The minutes of June 10th were approved.

  3. Financial Report. The Expense Budget Performance Report from 6/1/2015 – 8/31/2015 was approved. Michelle Brown noted that approximately $9,000 for a new A/C system will be covered through a capital plan in the budget .

  4. Collection Report was approved.

  5. Old Business: Request for funding for Overdrive eBook SEFLIN in the amount of $3,150.00 was approved.

  6. New Business:


  1. Request for funding for Promotional Materials for Green Day in the amount up to $675 from the Trust Fund was approved.

  2. Discussion of renting the conference room for a fee. It was determined further research and discussion was needed.

  3. Ms. Brown requested approval for an after school art program that would require fees for instruction and materials. The approval and discussion was postponed due to a shortage of time.



The meeting adjourned at 10:50. The next scheduled meeting is on October 14thth at 9:00 am.

Respectively submitted: Jennifer Quinton, Secretary