Official Minutes of the Hot Springs Library Board of Trustees
Wednesday, September 15, 2021, 7:00 p.m.
Present: Board members, Jane Farrell, Mary Kay Thompson, and Gary Merkel, as well as Library Director, Peggy Exum. Public present: John Gregory. Absent: Cheryl Huddleston.
The Chair, Jane Farrell, called the meeting to order.
Minutes of previous meeting approved.
The Librarian reported as follows: Thank you to the hard working Friends of the Library members - all the hours they have put in to the Book Barn, Triathlon and Painting sale. Fall preschool starting September 23. “With books and friends the fun never ends” theme. No proposals for cleaning services summited. All computers are due to be replaced - 6 are four years old and 6 are six years old. Shelving will be ordered for the JR Non-Fic (to be paid for by the FOL). Balloon Festival in front of Library was beautiful. The Friends of the Library paid the $4,300.00 repair bill of the Hearitage Room E Image Data Pro Reader. Gutters needed badly. Request for wedding venue of 100 guest.
A discussion followed.
Thompson moved, seconded my Merkel that they go into executive session at 7:20 p.m.
Thompson moved, seconded my Merkel that they return to normal session at 7:28 p.m.
Thompson moved, seconded by Merkel and carried that the bills be allowed.
Meeting adjourned at 7:40 p.m.
Peggy Exum, Libary Director
Jane Farrell, President
Published once at the total approximate cost of $22.05
Published: Nov. 11, 2021