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Lone Cone Library District Board Meeting Minutes
November 14, 2022
Board Minutes

The Special Session, Executive Session per CRS 24-6-402 (4)(f) Director Evaluation was held on November
14, 2022 which officially was called to order at 6:05pm and closed at 7:21pm.
The regular meeting of the Library District Board was held in person and via Zoom on November 14, 2022
at 6:30 pm and called to order at 7:35pm.

Attendees: Kerry Bentler, Emily Haight, Henry Lester, Kattie Neesham, Laurel Henderson, Carrie Andrew,
and Kendal Smith. No one joined via Zoom. Also in attendance was Bob McKeever.

Approval of the Agenda
A motion was made by Kerry Bentler to approve. Kattie Neesham seconded the approval. Vote to accept:
All Aye.

Motion of approval made by Kattie Neesham. Second made by Emily Haight. Vote to approve: All Aye.
Public Comment
No public comment.
FAMLI Public Hearing for Staff and Public Comment, staff were notified prior to the meeting of the intent
to vote, no comments received.

Monthly Budget Review
A motion was made by Emily Haight to accept the budget. Second made by Henry Lester. Vote to approve:
All Aye.

Director’s Report
Shared a library to library comparison with comparable libraries throughout the state to see where the
Lone Cone Library lines up.
LCL is on track to hit 2100 visitors this year and is still rebuilding from the pandemic.

Board Member Reports
Complimented the sound mitigation project and the difference it has made.
Discussion about joining as an institution one or two professional library associations, such as CAL or ALA.
Bob McKeever’s invitation to join the board.
Motion to increase the library director’s salary by 3% per her performance review, to be effective as of
this pay period. Motion made by Kattie Neesham, second was made by Henry Lester and Laurel
Henderson. Vote to approve raise: All Aye.

Unfinished Business
Official Resolution regarding FAMLI. Motion to decline joining FAMLI at this time was made by Henry
Lester, second made by Emily Haight. Vote to decline: All Aye
Reviewed the Board Retreat on November 13, 2022. Positive feedback and all felt it was a valid training.
Asked to do additional reflections in January.

New Business
Voted for Officers. A motion to vote for the following officers was made by Emily Haight and seconded by
Henry Lester. Vote to select officers: All Aye. Kerry Bentler moved that Kattie Neesham be made
President, Vote: All Aye. Laurel Henderson moved that Kerry Bentler be made Secretary, Vote: All Aye.
Kattie Neesham moved that Laurel Henderson remain as Vice President, Vote: All Aye.
Motion was made to make Kattie Neesham and Kerry Bentler signers for financial documents. Motion was
made by Henry Lester, second made by Laurel Henderson. Vote to approve: All Aye.

Adjournment at 8:27 pm. A motion to adjourn was made by Henry Lester. Seconded by Kattie Neesham.
Vote to accept: All aye.