Thursday, January 9, 2020, 1:00 p.m.
Wimberley Village Library, 400 FM 2325, Wimberley, TX 78676
This notice is posted pursuant to § 551.041 of the Texas Open Meetings Act (TX Gov. Code Ann. Ch. 551)
PRESENT: Trustees Dell Hood, Sharon Criswell, Patrick Cox, Aileen Edgington, Carol Sicuro; Library Director, Carolyn Manning; Friends President, Dennis Lee; Foundation, Carroll Wilson
1. Call to Order – President Hood called the meeting to order at 1:00 PM.
2. Election of District officers for 2020 – The following officers were elected by the Board by unanimous consent;
President– Dell Hood
Vice President– Sharon Criswell
Secretary– Carol Sicuro
Treasurer– Sharon Drobeck
3. Appoint District Standing Committees and Positions
Budget Committee – Sharon Drobeck, Aileen Edgington, Sharon Criswell, Carolyn Manning
Technology – Carolyn Manning Elections Officer – Carol Sicuro
Building Committee – Dell Hood, Patrick Cox, Aileen Edgington
4. Public comment– None
5. Approval of Minutes – December 2019 meeting minutes correction needed and to be resolved at the February Board meeting.
6. Special Reports
a. Friends of Library – Friends president, Dennis Lee reported the status of upcoming fundraisers.
b. Treasurer – Report to be presented at the February 2020 meeting.
c. Library Foundation – The Foundation is working to complete a Donor publication. Also, a Donor Event is planned for February 17, 2020, from 6-8 PM.
7. Staff and Board Reports
a. Board
i. Correspondence (Carol) – None
b. Library Director– Director Manning presented popular programming for January, personnel schedule changes, specific program offerings and user statistics for 2019.
8. Discussion/Action items
a. Service contracts for 2020 – The contracts for the following services: Landscaping, facilities maintenance, custodial services, and pest control requiring bids every two years. Current
Board of Trustees, January 9, 2020 Page 2 of 2
contracts run out in the fall 2020. New contracts are to be submitted for approval at the October 2020 Board meeting.
b. Long range plan review
Director Manning reported on the important areas of focus for the current Strategic Plan. She also noted the next Strategic Plan is due January 2021.
c. Expansion: presentation to Commissioners Court; SAMCO contract; Building committee; One Water requirements
Moved, the Board of Trustees authorizes Dell Hood to present the request for issuance of a Certificate of Obligation in the amount of $2,250,000 for the 2020-2023 library expansion project to the Hays County Commissioners Court and to provide County authorities any information they may require for approval of the request. Trustee Edgington seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous.
President Hood is to present initial information to the Commissioners Court at 9:00 AM on January 28, 2020 regarding the expansion plans, building financing, and One Water requirements.
9. Announcements
a. February Agenda Items – Expansion progress; Joint Boards meeting; Long Range Plan review
10. Adjournment – President Hood adjourned the meeting at 2:04 PM
Recorded by – Carol Sicuro
NOTE: The Board may meet in closed session on any item above as authorized by the TX Open Meetings Act, TX Gov. Code Ann. Ch. 551