Facilities Committee
Members - M. Krahn, D. Murray, H. Schick, M. Frye, O. Foat
Last Meeting - August 9, 2018
Next Meeting - December 13, 2018 5:00 pm
Reported at the December 13, 2018 Regular Board meeting.
H. Schick called the meeting to order at 5:09 pm. Agenda was properly posted.
D. Murray, H. Schick, M. Frye
Accessibility Scan Results
B. Bleck shared the results of the accessibility scan performed by Independence First in November 13, 2018. The study results outlined barriers that currently exist at the library and recommendations to easily and cost-effectively remove those barriers. B. Bleck and staff will discuss updates to improve accessibility based on the report results.
Long-term Financial Plan
B. Bleck shared updates the 2018 - 2022 capital requests.
Projects include -
  • adult area furniture
  • children's book shelvings
  • bay window replacement
  • library space analysis and feasibility study
  • sliding door replacement
  • skylight ceiling tile repair and restoration
  • fire and security alarm update
  • exploring library addition and remodel on the horizon
[spacer height="-30px"]Signs
B. Bleck updated the committee on the parking lot signs. She shared the boards concerns about the signage with city administration.
Noise Control Options
Melissa Anderson, Library Intern, researched noise control options. High traffic areas can be loud and areas designated as quite areas are in close proximity to the louder areas of the library. Melissa shared options for noise control to consider when the library furniture is replaced in 2019.
Adult Furnishings Update
The lounge and study furniture in the adult areas of the library will be replaced in 2019. The community needs assessment showed lounge/reading areas and quiet areas were valued highly.
Schedule Next Meeting
The next meeting was scheduled for Thursday, June 13, 2019 5:00 pm.
Meeting adjourned at 5:55 pm.
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