Regular Meeting of Board of Directors
Posted on Friday, November 18 2016


Minutes of the Regular Meeting of Board of Directors

November 14, 2016

The Sweetwater County Library System Board of Directors met in regular session on November 14, 2016, at Sweetwater County Library in Green River with the following present: Tim Winger, Chair; Debbie DeBernardi, Vice Chair; Debbie Petrie-Bullock, Treasurer; Barb VanMatre & Phillip Pyzyna; Board member,  Jason Grubb, Library Director; Doc Wendling; Commissioner, Barbara Kendall, and Leora Kraft, library staff.


Winger called the meeting to order at 6:00 pm.


Approval of Agenda:

DeBernardi made a motion to approve the agenda.  Petri-Bullock seconded and the motion carried.


Approval of Minutes:

Petri-Bullock made a motion to approve the October regular meeting minutes.  DeBernardi seconded and the motion carried.


Financial Report and Approval of Expenditures:

The Board was emailed October and November Checking Account Activity, Budget Analysis, Balance Sheet and Void Check reports.  After a few questions about vendor payments, VanMatre made a motion to approve the financial reports and expenditures. DeBernardi seconded and the motion carried.



A thank you note was included in the Board packets thanking the Library for participating in the United Way’s Annual Diaper drive.



A poster was provided for the Winter reading program.


Public Comment:



Old Business:

  1. None


New Business:

  1. None





County Commissioner’s Report:



Director’s Report:

Grubb highlighted the report items included in board packets: He mentioned speaking with the Hoopla representative to negotiate future services.  Grubb also spoke about the political forums, the art alliance and the virtual WLA conference, the CFAC 50th Anniversary, the Foundation’s ongoing involvement in the ghost book, the energy audit and the favorable comments that he has received about the new Bairoil Library.

Monthly Statistics:

Monthly statistics were provided in the Board packets.  A summary of the results are:

  • Checkouts are slightly down
  • Patron visits are steady. 
  • Online Services are well used
  • Computer usage is down from last year because we are not currently counting Wi-Fi.
  • Less programming is being offered due to less employees.


Personnel Report:



New Hires:





Set Time and Location for Next Meeting:

The date for the next regular meeting will be Monday, December 12, 2016 at White Mountain Library in Rock Springs at 6:00 pm.


Adjourn: Petri-Bullock moved to adjourn the meeting. DeBernardi seconded and the meeting adjourned at 6:30 p.m.