January 24, 2022.
The Franklin Parish Library Board of Control met in a regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, January 24, 2022. John Guice called the meeting to order with Bill Marionneaux and Leslie Young present. Mr. Guice asked for a motion to accept the prior minutes as published. Leslie Young made the motion to accept the minutes as published with second by Dr. Marionneaux. Linda Lochbrunner, business manager, reported on the financial standing of the library and noted that we are in good financial position. Onie Parker, Director, gave the statistical report and noted that circulation was down but that reference transactions and website visits were steady for the quarter. The board considered three quotes for air duct cleaning. Mr. Guice asked for a motion to accept the quote from Northeast Louisiana Air Duct. The motion to accept the Northeast Louisiana Air Duct quote was made by Dr. Marionneaux with second by Leslie Young. After discussing the cleaning and waxing of the flooring, Mr. Guice asked for a motion to have Wilhite’s Pressure Washing and Detail clean and wax the library floors. Leslie Young made the motion to hire Wilhite’s Pressure Washing and Detail with second made by Dr. Marionneaux. The Library Board also discussed how to offer the summer reading program and agreed to make a final decision in the spring. Saturday opening was considered and it was decided to remain closed at this time. Discussion was held regarding the store fronts of the Library, Learning Center, and Genealogy/History Center. Onie Parker gave the board an update on construction which should be completed in several weeks. Mr. Guice asked for a motion to adjourn which was made by Dr. Marionneaux with second by Leslie Young. There being no other business the meeting was adjourned.