January 2022

Lexington Public Library

Board of Trustees Monthly Meeting

January 18, 2022

7:00-7:45 PM

Main Floor Reading Area

Regular Board Meeting


Call to Order- at 7:01

Roll Call:

Present: Sue, Jeannie, Brenda, Terri, Lucy, Charlie

Absent: Teedra


Correspondence / Recognition Of Visitors

Review /Approval of November Mtg Minutes Motion to approve by Jeannie, second by Sue

Review / Approval of Financial Reports Motion to accept financials by Terri; second by Brenda


Committee Reports:

Budget & Personnel - Terri, Chair.

Budget - Ordinance: Levy Ordinance has been filed; verification sheets have been returned to County Clerk

Semi-annual receipts and disbursements were published and have been registered by Ed Pynes with the County Clerk

Per Capita Grant has been filed

Personnel - no update



Planning, Policies, Programs & Technology - Teedra, Chair

Policy - no update

Programs - Winter programming “S’Mitten with Books” for all age groups is ongoing; Monthly Ladies’ Craft started in January; Adult Book Club has started in January; After School Club starts in January; No-School Holiday Movie and Pizza will be offered most months.

Planning - no update

Technology - the new library website went live the week of Christmas with increases in data analytics


Building & Grounds - Lucy, Chair

Building - a feasibility study for the installation of an elevator has been approved by the Smith Board.

Grounds - no update


Staff Report- Circulation, Patron Traffic, Staff Meeting

Unfinished Business

None this month

New Business

Action Item: Library Board of Trustees Meeting Dates. Ordinance 2022-1. Motion to adopt by Charlie; second by Terri.

Yay: Sue, Jeannie, Terri, Charlie, Brenda


Ordinance adopted.


Upcoming Legal Deadlines:

2/1- Last day to send to County Clerk the list of those required to file a Statement of Economic Interest. Lucy

3/1-Last day for treasurers to file a sworn, detailed and itemized statement of all receipts and expenditures of any character for the preceding six months and showing the names, addresses, positions and salaries of every employee. Jeannie

Adjournment: Motion to adjourn by Brenda; second by Sue. Meeting adjourned at 7:35pm.

The next regular board meeting will take place on March 15, 2022, at 7 PM, in the Reading Area of the Main Floor. [The Board will not have a scheduled regular meeting in February.]