Foundation minutes



Minutes of the December 18th, 2018 meeting

Members present were:   Mrs. Judith Knutson, chairperson, Ms. Janet Cox, Ms. Mary Kelley, and Ms. Kathy Clark.  Member absent was MaryFrances Brown.  Also present was Beth Dixon of the Twin County Chamber of Commerce.

Chairperson Judith Knutson called the meeting to order at 10:35 a.m.

The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

Beth Dixon gave a presentation on the Dolly Parton Imagination Library.  The Chamber of Commerce needs 501c3 organizations to partner with them.  No funds are needed from the Foundation.  Ms. Clark made a motion to support Beth Dixon’s proposal to become a partner with the Chamber of Commerce for the Imagination Library.  Ms. Kelley seconded.  Motion carried.

The minutes of the last meeting were reviewed.  Motion was made by Mrs. Knutson to accept the minutes with the correction.  Ms. Kelley seconded.  Motion carried.

The Treasurer’s report was presented.   Mrs. Knutson prepared the report since Mrs. Kelley is having computer problems and it was reviewed by the board.  Ms. Cox made the motion to accept the report.  Ms. Clark seconded.   Motion carried.

The Foundation received a letter from Mrs. Rebecca Bennett, Youth Services Coordinator for Grayson County Public Library, asking for $150.81 from the Grayson County Youth Fund to purchase a new wooden magazine rack for the youth department.  Ms. Cox made the motion to give Mrs. Bennett the funds for the rack.  Mrs. Knutson seconded.  Motion carried.

Sending brochures to local lawyers was discussed.   Mrs. Knutson will write the letter, and Miss Cox will mail the letters and brochures to the lawyers.

The Library Board of Trustees will not allow the Foundation to make a Facebook page from the Regional Library’s account.   Ms. Cox will try again to set up a page for the Foundation.

The Foundation website is live, and meeting dates and agenda’s will be posted on the site.

The issue of legality of online/phone meetings was tabled with more information needed.

No update on the GoFundMe Charity Accounts:  Pictures were sent to Mrs. Knutson for the accounts.

The next meeting is scheduled for March 13th 2019h with the alternate date of Marth 20th, at 10:30am at the Wythe Grayson Regional Library.

The meeting was adjourned at 12:40 p.m.