Library Board Minutes

Thursday, May 28, 2020

The Franklin Parish Library Board met in a regular session on Thursday, May 28, 2020.  Board President, John Guice, opened the meeting with Leslie Young, Bill Marionneaux, and Dorothy Brown present.   John Guice moved that the minutes of the last meeting be approved as published, Leslie Young seconded the motion and all were in favor.  Library Director, Onie Parker, gave the statistical and financial reports noting that circulation was up for the quarter and that the financial picture is good. Parker presented items to be added to the Business Continuity Plan.  Leslie Young made a motion to accept the additions as presented, second was made by Bill Marionneaux and all were in favor.  The security system for the library was discussed.  Leslie Young made the motion to have the Director proceed with a security contract after getting updated figures, Dorothy Brown seconded the motion and all were in favor.  Shelving and furniture for the library were discussed.  Leslie Young made a motion to authorize the Director to proceed with the purchase upon final review of the cost, second was made by Dorothy Brown and all were in favor.  The Director provided copies of the audit report and noted that there were no exceptions or findings.  Procedures for opening the library during Phase Two were discussed.  Guidelines provided by the governor and CDC as well as input from the State Library will be followed.  There being no other business the meeting was adjourned.