Frankfort Public Library District Board of Trustees met May 24
Frankfort Public Library District Board of Trustees met May 24.
Here is the minutes as provided by the board:
I. Call to Order
Trustee Look called the meeting to order at 7:14 PM
II. Pledge of Allegiance
Attendees recited the pledge of allegiance.
III. Roll Call: Trustee Look called the Roll Call.
Present: Trustee Albert, Trustee Look, Trustee Labuda, Trustee Leyva, Trustee
Skibinski, & President Stephens
Absent: Trustee Tylk
Also Present: Pierre Gregoire
IV. Introduction of Visitors
Bella Lamar, President of Teen Advisory Board; Michelle Caputo; Vicki
V. Public Comment – Agenda Items Only
VI. Approval of Minutes from the April 26, 2018 Meeting
Motion made by Trustee Albert to approve the minutes of the regular
board meeting held April 26, 2018. Seconded by Trustee Labuda. All
trustees voted “Aye.” Motion carried.
VII. Treasurer’s Report
Trustee Albert read the treasurer’s report for April 2018.
VIII. Review of Bills for April 2018
Motion made by Trustee Skibinski to approve the bills for April 2018 as
presented. Seconded by Trustee Labuda. Questions were made
concerning bills for plumbing, beverage supplies, and programming
supplies. All trustees voted “Aye.” Motion carried.
IX. Budget VS Actual Report
The Board reviewed the budget vs actual report for the July 2017‒March 2018
Jan Look—Strategic Applications
Trustee Look’s letter complimented Director Gregoire on the discussion of
departmental goals in relation to the library’s strategic plan while reviewing
the working budget.
XI. Unfinished Business
Working Budget FY2018–2019
Motion made by Trustee Labuda to approve the working budget for
FY2018–2019. Seconded by Trustee Albert. President Stephens asked
Board to approve budget with 1% increase. Motion made by Trustee
Labuda for roll call vote. Seconded by Trustee Albert.
Roll Call vote:
XII. New Business
1. Annual Resolution Authorizing Non-Resident (Action) Library Cards
Motion made by Trustee Skibinski to approve Non-Resident
Library Card Resolution. Seconded by Trustee Labuda.
Discussion of library district boundaries. All trustees voted
“Aye.” Motion carried.
2. Foundation Recruiting
a. Director Gregoire is still seeking a head for a potential
XIII. Librarian’s Report
The Board members received the April monthly Librarian’s report from
Director Gregoire for review by the Trustees, including information on the
1. South Wall and North Trim painting—360 Painting hired to redo caulk on
south wall and paint trim on north side of building
2. Summer Reading Programs kick off June 4th—Newsletter in print and
3. Review of Finals Week—solutions to prevent inappropriate conduct and
vandalism by teens during Finals Week, such as increased monitoring and
XIV. Public Comment
Teen Advisory Board President Bella Lamar voiced concerns about
inappropriate use of the creative materials in the YA section.
Request made for better acoustics for meetings.
XV. Trustee Comment
Trustee Skibinski asked Board members to network for potential foundation
heads. Trustee Stephens thanked everyone for their work in approving a
budget early this year.
XVI. Executive Session
Motion made by Trustee Leyva and seconded by Trustee Labuda to
adjourn the meeting. All trustees voted “Aye.” Motion Carried.
President Stephens adjourned the meeting at 8:32 pm