Monday, July 22, 2019
The Franklin Parish Library Board of Control meet in regular session on Monday, July 22, 2019. President John Guice opened the meeting with Jeannette Thompson and Bill Marionneaux present. Mr. Guice asked for a motion to accept the minutes of the last meeting as published. Jeannette Thompson made the motion to accept the minutes as published, second was made by Bill Marionneaux and all were in favor. Library Director, Onie Parker gave the statistical report noting that circulation was up for the quarter. Parker also noted that the financial picture is good. Summer reading was very successful this year at both the Main Library and the Wisner Branch. Under old business the Library Board was provided with recommendations from the engineer regarding the proposal for the back of the Genealogy Room. Mr. Guice asked for a motion regarding the recommendations as presented. Bill Marionneaux moved to accept the recommendations with the contingency that the engineer would be supervising the project, second was made by Mrs. Thompson and all were in favor. The Library Director provided the board with requested information regarding the annual leave policy. The Director reported that Wisner fiber optic connectivity was almost complete. The needed repairs for the Wisner Branch were discussed and the board asked that quotes for the work be secured. A change in the Learning Center Meeting Room Policy was discussed. Mr. Guice asked for a motion to accept the policy change as presented. Bill Marionneaux moved to accept the change as presented, second was made by Jeanette Thompson and all were in favor. There being no other business the meeting was adjourned.