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Allerton Public Library District Board of Trustees
Current Approved Board Meeting Minutes

January 3, 2018 Meeting

The Allerton Public Library District Library Board of Trustees met on Wednesday January 3, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. The meeting was called to order by President Sue Gortner at 4:00 p.m.


Roll Call
Present: Jeff Clodfelter, Luke Feeney, Sue Gortner, Sue Lochbaum, Beth Manuel, and Ellie Tracy.
Absent: Lynn Richardson


President’s Report


Secretary’s Report (Approval of Minutes)
The minutes of the December 2017 meeting were reviewed.  A motion by Manuel, seconded by Tracy that they be approved as presented.
6 AYES: Clodfelter, Feeney, Gortner, Lochbaum, Manuel, and Tracy.


Correspondence, Communications, Public Comment



Financial Report (Approval of Bills Payable)
Manuel gave the Financial Report. Lochbaum made a motion to approve the bills, seconded by Feeney.  Motion carried. 
6 AYES: Clodfelter, Feeney, Gortner, Lochbaum, Manuel, and Tracy.


Librarian’s Report
Circulation December was 5,717. 1,353 interlibrary loan items borrowed and 1,325 interlibrary loan items loaned. The library had 1,079 reciprocals. 225 new items were added to the collection and 209 discarded from the collection.  There were 13 new patrons and an additional 23 patron renewals for the month of December.  Logins to the library’s PAC was 6,420.


Program attendance for the month of December was 417.


The library held a Countdown to Christmas guessing game from December 11-22, 2017. Prizes were awarded to the daily winners.


In January the library will be having a jeopardy trivia game from January 8-31.


The AARP free tax preparation service will once again be held.  It will begin in February and run through April 14, 2018 on Thursday evenings and Saturday mornings.  Appointments may be made by calling the library.


Committee Reports

 Financial Committee
 No report.


 Personnel Committee
 No report.


 Policy Committee
 No report.


 Buildings & Grounds Committee
 No report.


Unfinished Business


New Business

An update to the Sexual Harassment Policy was reviewed.  Motion by Manuel that the policy be adopted as presented, seconded by Tracy.
6 AYES: Clodfelter, Feeney, Gortner, Lochbaum, Manuel, and Tracy.


No further business.


Motion by Feeney, seconded by Clodfelter that the meeting be adjourned at 4:21 p.m.


The next scheduled Board of Trustees meeting will be held next Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at 4:00 p.m.


Current Approved Board Meeting Agenda

Board Meeting Agenda
Allerton Public Library District

February 7, 2018
4:00 p.m.


Order of Business


Call to order

Roll call


President’s Report


Secretary’s Report

  •   Approval of Minutes (Roll Call Vote)


Correspondence, Communications, and Public Comments


Financial Report

  •   Approval of Bills Payable (Roll Call Vote)

Librarian’s Report


Committee Reports

  •   Financial Committee
  •   Personnel Committee
  •   Policy Committee
  •   Buildings & Grounds Committee


Unfinished Business


New Business