The Franklin Parish Library Board met in a regular meeting at Noon on January 20, 2016.  John Guice, Board President, opened the meeting with board members Bill Marionneaux, Addie Bolton and Leslie Young present.  Ms  Bolton led in prayer.  Everyone welcomed new board member, Leslie Young, and thanked her for accepting the appointment to the board.  Dr. Marionneaux moved that the minutes of the last meeting be approved as published, Leslie young seconded the motion and all were in favor.  Library Director, Carolyn Flint gave the statistical and financial reports.  Ms Flint reported that attendance for adult and children’s programs is good.  The financial picture for the library is good.   Under old business concerning sick leave, Ms  Flint reported that the State Library had suggested that a statement be added to the sick leave policy.  The statement will say that an employee shall not receive payment, directly of in kind, for any accrued sick leave remaining  at the time of termination from service.  John Guice moved that this be added to the policy, Dr. Marionneaux seconded the motion and all were in favor.  Under new business, new officers were elected for the Library board.  John Guice will remain as president, Bill Marionneaux will remain as treasurer and Jeannette Thompson will be the new vice-president.  John Guice gave a report on the new roof project.  Three proposals had been received and Bill Marionneaux moved that the lowest one be accepted and amended to include the lower portion of the roof also, Ms Bolton seconded the motion and all were in favor.

There being no other business, the meeting was adjourned.

Respectfully submitted,

Carolyn Flint, Library Director and Secretary to the Board of Control