December 2021 minutes

Minutes of the Swift Current Branch Library Board

December 8, 2021 @ 7:00 pm

Virtual meeting via ZOOM

In Attendance: Courtney Stewart, Sharon Uteck, Peggy Drinkle, Rhonda Forster, Ryan Switzer, Larry Kielo, Colleen Penner, Katherine Bristow, Ann Stewardson, Tanya Selk, Donna Thiessen, Acting Branch Manager

Regrets:   Ann Stewardson

Guests:  Kathryn Foley – Director Chinook Regional Library

1.    The meeting was called to order at 7:01 p.m. by Chair Courtney Stewart

2     Motion 2021.12.01 “to approve the agenda as circulated”

                                                                                Motion:                    Ryan Switzer

                                                                                Second:    Tanya Selk



3.    Motion 2021.12.02 “to approve the minutes of the November 10, 2021 meeting as circulated”

Motion:   Ryan Switzer

                                                                             Second:   Sharon Uteck




      a. Gmail – Donation Sponsorship (Geoverra)

      b. Gmail – SC Library Board

      c. Gmail – Trailer changing from Art Gallery to Library ownership

5.  Reports

        a. Bank Statements

            Motion 2021.12.03 “to accept the November bank statement as presented”                           

                                                                                Motion:   Katherine Bristow

                                                                                Second:    Sharon Uteck



         b. Branch Report

 -report provided by Donna Thiessen                       

 -report attached

         c. Regional Board Report 

 -oral report provided by Sharon Uteck and Ryan Switzer

         d. City Report

               -oral report provided by Ryan Switzer            

          Motion 2021.12.04 “to accept the reports as presented”

                      Motion:   Sharon Uteck

                       Second:    Peggy Drinkle



5.  Old Business

     a. Art Gallery Trailer          

         -we are not a registered nonprofit or business so the trailer will be registered under Chinook

         Regional Library

     b. Book Nook Update

         -no update

     c. Fundraising

         i. Plant Fundraiser

            -no update

        ii. Grow Your Community Library

            -no update

        iii. Book Ball


        iv. Book Sale


         v. 50/50


6.  New Business

     a. Petty Cash Fund/debit cards

         -debit cards were previously issued to Dawn and Krupali to use for expenses

           (Motion 2021.06.05 and Electronic Motion 2021.06.06)

     b. Holiday gift for staff

         Motion 2021.12.06 “that the Board provides $500.00 for staff gifts or a holiday gathering”

                                                                              Motion:  Courtney Stewart

                                                                                Second:  Larry Kielo



     c. Appointment to Chinook Regional Library Board

         -2 year appointment

          Motion 2021.12.07 “that Larry Kielo be appointed as representative to the Regional Board”

                                                                                Motion:  Courtney Stewart

                                                                                Second:  Ryan Switzer



7.   Meeting adjourned at 7:50p.m.

Motion 2021.12.08 “to adjourn”

Motion :  Tanya Selk


Next Meeting:   January 12   @ 7:00 pm   

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