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October 2016 Board Meeting Minutes


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Prince Rupert Library Board Meeting Minutes

October 21, 2016

Present:

Devlin Fernandes (DF), Tim MacDonald (TM), Brent Patriquin (BP), Jagdev Uppal (JU) Dale White (DW), Andrea Wilmot (AW), Joe Zelwietro (Chief Librarian, JZ)

Regrets: Helen Moore (HM)

Meeting commenced at 7:05 pm.

  1. Agenda was amended to include discussions about:
    1. Northwest History Room promotion
    2. Safety in Library for all individuals

    Motion to pass agenda with amendments, BP moved and DW seconded, Passed

  2. Motion to pass May Board minutes, DF moved and seconded by DW, Passed.
  3. New Business
    1. Presentation by Friends of the Library representative Barb Leonard. She informed the Board that the Friends of the Library have over $14,000 ready for the Library. Various ideas were discussed and the Board thanked Barb and all the Friends in supporting the library.
    2. Motion by Board: The Board directs JZ to refer the Operating Funding Agreement with JZ's comments back to Corporate Administrator Rory Mandryk to be re-written to be consistent with the Library Act. Moved by AW and seconded by JU, Passed.
    3. Other matters were discussed (see attached page 'actions for Joe') but no further motions.

Meeting Adjourned at 9:20 pm. Next Meeting at 7 pm Wednesday, November 16, 2016.