November 2019 Minutes


Minutes of the Swift Current Branch Library Board

November 6, 2019 @ 7:00 pm

Swift Current Library

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

Regrets:   Katherine Bristow, Kim Shepherd

1.     Meeting was called to order at 6:59 p.m. by Chair Courtney Stewart

2.     Motion to approve the agenda as circulated

                                                                                Motion:  Ann Stewardson

                                                                                Second:  Sharon Uteck

                                                                                Carried

3.    Motion to approve the minutes of the October 2, 2019 meeting as circulated

Motion:  Larry Kielo

                                                                             Second:  Tanya Selk

                                                                             Carried

4.    Correspondence:

-Swift Current Library has received a generous $2000.00 donation from ISC (Information Services Corporation)

5.    Old Business:

a.    Cypress Health Region Condom Availability Program

        -no major issues

b.    Questions arising from October minutes 

        – reminder for board members to obtain their Safe Places Certification

c.     Update on Adopt-a-Book fundraiser

                -no update

                -discussion about doing a Christmas promotion

-each purchase will be acknowledged with a bookmark; Larry will check this out and

                provide details and let the board via email

       d.    Book Nook Update

               -books have been delivered to SW Crisis Services, Welcome Center, and Salvation Army                                                                                 

       e.    Fall Booksale results

                -report attached

6.    New Business:

       a.     Updated Confidentiality Agreement

                -SILS has a new privacy policy

                -board members are required to sign a Confidentiality Agreement

7.   Reports:

       a. Regional Board Report  – Tanya Selk

           – verbal report

       b. City Report  – Bruce Deg

           -verbal report

       c.   Branch Manager Report – Andrea McCrimmon

           -report attached

             Motion to accept all reports as presented.

                      Motion:   Rhonda Forster

                       Seconded:  Sharon Uteck

                       Carried

       d.   Review the September bank statement:

             Motion to approve the bank statement as presented

                                                                                Motion:  Bruce Deg

                                                                                Seconded:  Ann Stewardson

                                                                                Carried

8.  Next Meeting:

       Wed. December 4, 2019 @ 7pm

9.  Meeting Adjourned at 7:39 p.m.

                                                                                Motion:  Peggy Drinkle

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