Library Board of Trustees on June 19, 2023


City Council Chambers, 1 Quail Creek Drive, North Liberty
6:30 pm

Call to Order

  1. Additions/Changes to the Agenda
  2. Public Comment
  3. Approval of Minutes
    1. April
    2. May
  4. Staff Introduction
  5. Reports
    1. Budget
    2. Friends
    3. Director
    4. Staff reports – questions
  6. Policy Review
    1. Statements of Concern
    2. Internet and Technology
  7. Old Business
  8. New Business
  9. Adjourn

Next meeting date: August 21, 2023, 6:30 pm


PRESENT: Scott Clemens, Laura Hefley, Jessica Beck, Chris Mangrich, Lindsey Bland, Brady
Bird, Library Director Jennie Garner
Call to Order
1) Additions/Changes to the Agenda
a) No staff introduction.
2) Public Comment
a) None
3) Approval of the Minutes
a) April 2023 meeting minutes motion to approve by Laura H; second Jessica B;
approved by voice vote.
b) May 2023 meeting minutes motion to approve by Laura H; second Brady B;
approved by voice vote.
4) Reports
a) Budget
i) Currently under budget, primarily due to staffing changes.
b) Friends
i) Book sale raised $1,500
(1) Unsold children’s books to Little Free Libraries and to the NL
Pantry, adult books to be recycled.
c) Director
i) Higher traffic this summer, back to pre-pandemic numbers.
ii) Mural to be completed in July.
iii) Received a grant for sensory barriers.
iv) Staffing: 4 new staff accepted offers, 1 new position to be posted, leading
to coverage being tough.
d) Staff Reports – Questions
i) None
5) Policy Review
a) Statement of Concern
i) Stand-alone form, not a part of any other policy for flexibility.
ii) Motion to approve by Laura H; second Chris M; approved by voice vote.
b) Internet and technology
i) Some language removed, usage limits not a concern.
ii) Motion to approve by Brady B; second Lindsey B; approved by voice vote.
6) Old Business
a) None
7) New Business
a) Thank you to Jessica B and Chris M for 6 years of service as Trustees.
Motion to adjourn by Jessica B; second Chris M



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