Minutes, September 12, 2017


Tuesday, Sep 12, 2017 at 6:00pm

Poynette Area Public Library




Call to Order and Roll Call at 7 PM.  Present were Stone, Hanson, Mutchler, Palmer, Shappell, and Director Ganz.  Koopmans and Fiore were not at the meeting.


Certification of Proper Notice - yes


Introduction of guest(s) – none


Public Comments - none


Adoption of Agenda:  Motion by Palmer/Mutchler to adopt.  MC.


Approval of Minutes from August meeting:  Motion by Palmer/Stone to include Palmer in attendance at August meeting.  MC.


Trustee Training – Not this month


Treasurer’s Report:  $1400.86 balance on 7-31-17


Current Budget Review as printed.


Director’s Report as printed


Updates on Village Meetings:  Fiore sent a printed report.


Friends of the Library Report – Friends have sent post cards regarding upcoming volunteer activities. A volunteer is needed to become the secretary. 




  1. Approval of Vouchers for library.Motion by Shappell/Hanson to approve vouchers.MC.
  2. Discuss/Consider carryover spending:Martin Shanks recommends we do a single resolution to transfer a sum of money in January regarding carryover funds.Ganz showed possible furniture choices to purchase.
  3. Discuss/ Consider approval of Resolution to authorize transfer of funds: This is tabled until the final billing for shades and electrical work is presented.
  4. Discuss/Consider OCI Project to scan yearbooks.Motion by Palmer/Stone to accept offer by OCI to scan 1950-1988 books at no charge.
  5. Discuss/ Consider 2018 Preliminary Budget: Ganz updated regarding preliminary changes. She expects to have budget complete in October. Motion by Stone/Palmer to accept budget recommendations.MC.
  6. Discuss/ Consider Updates to Checking Account Policy and SCLS Foundation Policy: Motion by Hanson/Stone to approve changes in Policy Section 3 last line and Section 5d. MC.
  7. Discuss Agenda items for next meeting on Tuesday, October 10, 2017.


Adjournment at 7:40


Claudine Hanson, recorder