Library Board Minutes placed here after approved at the Board Meeting
B. Scott Free Library Board of Trustees
President Mike Geisler called the Regular Meeting of the Board of
Trustees to order at 4:05 p.m. in the Library Board Room.
Present: Gene Bebel, Katie Breitenmoser, Paul Gilk, Chris Malm (4:20- ),
Richard Mamer, Tim Meehean, Jim Wedemeyer, and Vickie Yelle.
Also present: Don Litzer (4:10- ) and Karissa Karau from MP3.
There was no correspondence.
was no public comment.
2. Consent Items
Mamer/S Yelle/C to approve the minutes of the June meeting as printed.
Meehean/S Mamer/C to accept the Monthly Revenue and Expense Printouts &
Monthly Statistical Report for June as printed.
Reports/Discussion Items/Action Items
A. County Representative: Katie
Breitenmoser was introduced to the board.
Appointment of Members to Standing Committees:
Mr. Geisler reviewed standing committee representation; committee
assignments will be offered to new board members in the future.
2013 Preliminary Budget:
M Bebel/S Meehean/C to approve the proposed budget reflecting a 0% City
Appropriation increase. Board
members directed that a capital budget request for computer replacement be
submitted to the city.
D. Motion to convene in
Closed Session: Mr. Meehean
moved to convene in Closed Session as permitted by Wisconsin Statutes Section
19.85(1)(c)—Considering employment, promotion, compensation or performance
evaluation of any public employee over which the Board has jurisdiction or
exercises responsibility—to evaluate the library Director.
The motion was seconded by Mr. Mamer.
The board went into closed session at 4:30.
Motion to Reconvene in Open Session:
Mr. Mamer moved to reconvene
at 4:39 p.m. The motion was seconded
by Mr. Malm and carried 9-0 on a roll call
Consider Closed Session Recommendation(s):
M Meehean/S Gilk/C to approve a
favorable evaluation of the library director and that the director develop 3
as part of the next evaluation process.
Reports from Friends/WVLS Representative:
The Friends of the Library next meeting will be held this Friday.
The Friends are planning their annual Crazy Daze Booksale on August 2nd.
WVLS Representative Marilyn Sauer was given a library tour and brief
orientation this week.
Forthcoming Events & Library Director Report
meeting adjourned at 4:50 p.m. The
next regularly scheduled meeting of the Board of Trustees will be held on August
15th at 4:00 p.m. in the Library Board Room.
Stacy D. Stevens, Secretary
T. B. Scott Free Library (Merrill Public Library) ~ Merrill, WI