Lone Cone Library District Board Meeting Minutes
December 12, 2022
The regular meeting of the Library District Board was held in person and via Zoom on December 12, 2022
at 6:30 pm and called to order at 6:36 pm.
Attendees: Kerry Bentler, Emily Haight, Henry Lester, Kattie Neesham, Bob McKeever, Carrie Andrew, and
Kendal Smith. Rhonda Oliver joined via zoom. Absent was Laurel Henderson.
Approval of the Agenda
A motion was made by Henry Lester to approve the agenda. Kerry Bentler seconded the approval. Vote
to accept: All Aye.
Minutes were reviewed by Kerry Bentler. Motion of approval made by Emily Haight. Second made by
Henry Lester. Vote to approve: All Aye.
No public comment.
Monthly Budget Review
A motion was made by Henry Lester to accept the budget. Second made by Emily Haight. Vote to
approve: All Aye.
Successful Noel Night with over 400 visitors to the event and around 100 cookies decorated. Library will
host it on site next year.
Board Member Reports
Bob McKeever was voted onto the LCL board.
Decided to join CAL as an institution starting in January.
Review and approve the 2023 budget. Discussed various fundraising ideas and tactics brought up through
line items in the budget. Also discussed creating a backup plan if the major tax paying organizations close
their doors which Carrie already has a tiered system of buying freezes and cutbacks.
A motion was made by Henry Lester to certify the mills at 10.428 and the amount of $42,857,084 which
was seconded by Emily Haight. Vote to certify the mills was all aye.
A motion was made by Henry Lester to appropriate the total sum for 2023 at $660,074 which a second
was made by Kerry Bentler. Vote to appropriate the total sum was all aye.
A motion was made by Kerry Bentler to approve the 2023 Budget that was seconded by Henry Lester. The
vote to approve the 2023 budget was all aye.
New Business / Additional Board Items
Reviewing Policies, strategic plan and goals at a TBD work session in January.
Adjournment at 8:20 pm. A motion to adjourn was made by Emily Haight. Seconded by Henry Lester.
Vote to accept: All aye