October 2020 minutes


Minutes of the Swift Current Branch Library Board
October 7, 2020 @ 7:00 pm
In Attendance: (in person): Courtney Stewart, Tanya Selk, Andrea McCrimmon, Ann Stewardson, Peggy Drinkle, Katherine Bristow, Larry Kielo, Colleen Penner, Sharon Uteck
(virtually via Zoom): Bruce Deg, Kim Shepherd, Rhonda Forster
Guest: Kathryn Foley, Director Chinook Regional Library

  1. Meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. by Chair Courtney Stewart
  2. Motion to approve the agenda as circulated
    Motion: Tanya Selk
    Second: Sharon Uteck
    Carried
  3. Motion to approve the minutes of the September 2, 2020 meeting as circulated
    Motion: Ann Stewardson
    Second: Colleen Penner
    Carried
  4. Correspondence:
    -no correspondence
  5. Old Business:
    a. Plant Fundraiser
    -this fundraiser is planned following our November 4 board meeting; board members interested should bring containers for the plants
    b. Management issues affecting Swift Current Library Branch operations
    Motion to move to an in camera meeting
    Motion: Ann Stewardson
    Seconded: Tanya Selk
    Carried
    i) in camera
    Motion to arise from the in camera meeting
    Motion: Sharon Uteck
    Seconded: Katherine Bristow
    Carried
    Motion that “before any final decision is made about a conflict between employees that the Conflict Resolution Process Policy and potential mediation is followed through to a timely conclusion.”
    Motion: Larry Kielo
    Seconded: Tanya Selk
    Unanimously Carried
    c. Book Nook Update
  • no contact has been made; but board members responsible for various agencies should check with them
    d. Adopt-a-Book Update
    -to be discussed in November
  1. New Business
    a. October 31 book sale
    -9:00 am – 4:00 pm
    -Chinook Regional Library (old headquarters)
    -Ann will contact Kathryn regarding a schedule of work times
  2. Reports:
    a. Regional Board Report
  • oral report by Ann Stewardson and Bruce Deg
    b. City Report
    -oral report by Bruce Deg
    c. Branch Manager Report
    -report by Andrea McCrimmon
    -report attached
    Motion to accept reports as presented
    Motion: Tanya Selk
    Seconded: Sharon Uteck
    Carried
    d. Bank Statement
    i) Motion to accept the July 2020 bank statement as presented
    Motion: Larry Kielo
    Seconded: Peggy Drinkle
    Carried
    ii) Motion to accept the August 2020 bank statement as presented
    Motion: Katherine Bristow
    Seconded: Colleen Penner
    Carried
    iii) Motion to accept the September 2020 bank statement as presented
    Motion: Sharon Uteck
    Seconded: Ann Stewardson
    Carried
  1. Next Meeting: November 4 @ 7:00 pm
  2. Meeting Adjourned at 8:36 p.m.
    Motion: Peggy Drinkle

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