September 2013

OPENING—9:00 AM
• Chair Bruce called the meeting to order at 9:07 am.
Trustees present: Bob Brophy, Niki McConnell, Warren Neyenhuis, Carole Olson, Bruce Weide
Staff present: Trista Smith, Library Director
• Adoption of the agenda. (ACTION)
Warren moved to adopt the agenda. Approved unanimously.
• Public comment: None
• Minutes of the previous meeting approval. (ACTION)
Bob moved to approve the minutes of the August 2013 meeting. Approved unanimously.
• Claims for approval. (ACTION)
Niki moved to approve the September claims as presented. Approved unanimously.

REPORTS—9:30 AM
• Financial. Trista reviewed the City August Trial Balance and the BYTD of both funds.
• Foundation. Carole reported on a recent Foundation meeting where they discussed updating their brochure and helping out with the Fund Drive.
• Director. Trista talked about upcoming conferences, the library projects she is working on, Montana Library Week, Nansu’s talk to the Council on Aging, Fall Fund drive and the upcoming Book Sale.
• Trustees.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS—10:00 AM
• Personnel Policy. Bob moved to approve the Personnel Policy with an addition of a statement about a six month probationary period. Approved unanimously.
• Budget Amendment. Trista discussed a move of one account from the operating budget into the grants and donations budget. Warren moved to approved the amended budget. Approved unanimously.
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NEW BUSINESS—10:15 AM
• Holiday Hours. Trista asked that the board close the library at 3 on November 27th, December 25th and December 31st and at 5 on December 2nd. Niki moved to approve the holiday hours. Approved unanimously.

CLOSING—11:00 AM
• The next regular meeting will be Thursday October 17, 2013 at 9:00 AM in the library.
• Meeting adjourned.

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Monday: 10 am to 6 pm

Tuesday: 10 am to 8 pm

Wednesday: 10 am to 8 pm

Thursday: 10 am to 6 pm

Friday: 10 am to 5 pm

Saturday: 10 am to 5 pm

Sunday: Closed

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