November 2020


Monday, November 9, 2020 – 5:00 p.m.

Marion City Hall Council Chambers,1225 6th Avenue, Marion, IA 52302

NOTE: The public may join the meeting virtually via Zoom.  Click HERE to join, enter Meeting ID: 849 5541 5917 and Password: 447366  

Call to Order

Motion for adoption of agenda

Introduction of Guests 

Public Comment

Library Spotlight- Staff Recognition

Approval of Minutes
     October Meeting

Friends of Marion Public Library Report

Marion Public Library Foundation Report

Financial Report
     October Budget Report 

Committee Reports 
       Art Committee
       Building Steering Committee
       Personnel Committee
       Policy Committee
         *November Policies
Behavior Guidelines Policy
            Unattended Children Policy
          *Committee Representation

Old Business 

New Business
School Library Cards
     Budget Discussion

Directors Report
     October Statistics Report
     New Building Project
     MLN Update

Board Continuing Education

Motion to Adjourn to Closed Session pursuant to Iowa Code Section 21.5(1)(i) to evaluate the professional competency of an individual whose appointment, hiring, performance, or discharge is being considered and is necessary to prevent needless and irreparable injury to that individual’s reputation and that individual has requested a closed session.
Possible Action Item: Following the closed session the Board may take action based on evaluation conducted.  All dismissed except Board of Trustees and HR Director.


Additional document(s): October Monthly Board Report, Metro Library Network MOU Draft, FY22 Requested Budget Draft