Management Council notes – July 27, 2017

Management Council notes

July 27, 2017

2:00 – 4:00 PM

Marvin Auditorium 101C

Present: Rob Banks, Thad Hartman, Stephanie Hall, Paul Brennan, Scarlett Fisher-Herreman, Sandy Hestand, Cynthia Hohl, Greg Gaul, Stephen Lusk, Gina Millsap, Mary Campbell, LeAnn Brungardt, John Kugler, Nancy Lindberg, Diana Friend, Sheryl Weller, David King

Meeting Purpose: All Staff meetings planning

Expected Products: Finalize agenda for August 2, 2017 All Staff meetings

Stephanie Hall called the July 27, 2017 meeting of the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library Management Council to order at 2:00 PM in the Marvin Auditorium room 101C. She reviewed the meeting purpose and provided an overview of the agenda. Minutes from the June 1, 2017 meeting were posted prior to this meeting. There were no changes to those minutes

All Staff meeting agenda was confirmed

August 2, 2017, 8:00AM, 3:00PM, 5:00PM

Marvin Auditorium 101C


  • Facilities Master Plan update – Thad Hartman
  • Strategic Plan update – Marie Pyko
  • Budget – Sheryl Weller
  • Health Insurance – Stephen Lusk
  • Naloxone HCI (NARCAN) – Rob Banks
  • Security (update on Gun Free Safety Zone Act) – Rob Banks, Greg Gaul (implementation was discussed)


  • LeAnn Brungardt reported that Youth Services will be changing aquarium maintenance providers at the first of the year
  • Diana Friend that Marketing and Communications is evaluating new project management software called Teamwork, which could replace Basecamp. It has features Basecamp does not.

Topics and projects for upcoming meetings

  • Services offered by the Library: Facilitation – Librarian / Management Team
  • Human Resources Training – HR Director
  • What community data and initiatives do we need to consider and perhaps participate in as we develop the work plans for advancing our Community Impact Goals – Thad
  • New Data Source – Thad Hartman
  • Invite Library Attorney Chuck Engel – review of Kansas Law
  • Organizational Excellence
  • Branding update/report

Meeting adjourned  Thursday, Aug 3 or August 17, 2017

  • Thad Hartman – facilitator
  • 2:00-4:00 PM Marvin Auditorium 101C

Next meeting

  • There was no further business for the Management Council and Diana adjourned the meeting at: 4:00 PM

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