December 2019 Minutes

Minutes of the Swift Current Branch Library Board

December 4, 2019 @ 7:00 pm

Swift Current Library

In Attendance: Courtney Stewart, Tanya Selk,  Larry Kielo, Sharon Uteck, Bruce Deg, Andrea McCrimmon, Ann Stewardson, Colleen Penner, Rhonda Forster, Katherine Bristow, Kim Shepherd, Peggy Drinkle

Regrets:  none

1.     Meeting was called to order at 6:58 p.m. by Chair Courtney Stewart

2.     Motion to approve the agenda as circulated

                                                                                Motion:  Tanya Selk

                                                                                Second:  Larry Kielo


3.    Motion to approve the minutes of the November 6, 2019 meeting as circulated

Motion:  Sharon Uteck

                                                                             Second:  Rhonda Forster


4.    Correspondence:

                -no correspondence

5.    Old Business:

a.    Questions arising from November minutes 


b.    Cypress Health Region Condom Availability Program

        -no major issues

c.     Update on Adopt-a-Book fundraiser

                -bookmarks will be ordered to be given to each donor thanking them for their donation

                -no recent donations

       d.    Book Nook Update

               -no updates                                                                       

6.    New Business:

       a.     Representative for Chinook Regional Library Executive Committee

Motion to approve Ann Stewardson as the new representative on the Chinook Regional Library Board

Motion:  Sharon Uteck

                                                                                Second:  Bruce Deg


       b.    Library security

                -discussion about library security in the evenings and our duty of responsibility

                -policy and procedures are in place

                -signage will be placed in prominent locations indicating no tolerance for abusive language or


-management is planning staff training in Mental Health First Aid, and Crisis Prevention

       c.     Set upcoming meeting dates

               -January 8

                -February 12

                -March 4

                -April 1

-May 6

                -June 3

7.   Reports:

       a. Regional Board Report  

           -report provided verbally by Bruce Deg

       b. City Report – Bruce Deg

           -report provided verbally

       c. Branch Manager Report – Andrea McCrimmon

           -report attached

             Motion to accept all reports as presented.

                      Motion:  Peggy Drinkle

                       Seconded:  Tanya Selk


       d.   Review the October 31, 2019 bank statement:

             Motion to approve the bank statement as presented

                                                                                Motion:  Ann Stewardson

                                                                                Seconded:  Sharon Uteck


8.  Next Meeting:

       Wed. January 8, 2019 @ 7pm

9.  Meeting Adjourned at 7:38 p.m.

                                                                                Motion:  Bruce Deg

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