BUDGET COMMITTEE MEETING
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Central Library kidsZone Program Room
CALL TO ORDER
Meeting was called to order at 6:10 P.M.
BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT
Julie Wroblewski Bosshart, President; Anita Forte-Scott, Vice-President/Secretary; Gerald Bromley, Treasurer; Jillian Bernas; David Jonen; Theresa Seyring
BOARD MEMBERS ABSENT
Amber Creger, Monica Harris, Anne Miskewitch, Kristin Moo, Reiner Musni, Kate Niehoff, Jason Santos, Kathy Schuessler, Hollis Sienkiewicz, Magan Szwarek, Lori Teipel, Gail Tobin, Beth Valenziano
REVIEW OF FY 2017/2018 PROPOSED BUDGET
Executive Director Harris presented information on the proposed budget for Building and Equipment. The budget requests were reviewed and discussed.
Kathy Schuessler presented a list of personnel requests (additional hours and/or positions) for the 2017-2018 fiscal year. Historical information (number of employees, raise history) and salary and benefit information was presented by Executive Director Monica Harris. A discussion of wage increase percentages followed. The Budget committee will recommend approval of personnel requests and 3.25% wage increase for those not at the top of the scale and 2.25% for those who are top of the scale.
Beth Valenziano will prepare a revised operating budget to reflect the additional personnel requests and wage increases. The budget will be provided to trustees for their review prior to the June 19th board meeting at which time a vote to approve or reject it will be taken.
The meeting was adjourned at 7:55 P.M.