Mr. Sandler noted that there is a good article about Gwen in the February 15, 2012
Mr. Cook welcomed Mr. Menzer on behalfofthe County. He noted that the County is
aware of the loss of the Equalization funds and that he and Mr. Walker understand that
the Library system cannot take anymore cuts to its budget and he feels that the County
will make up the difference.
Mr. Cook also noted that things are going very well with Gwen Wilson as our Director
and that she is aware that there are some issues with the self check out system and some
of the other equipment. Gwen is checking on what options are available to improve
services. He noted that the relationship with the Friends groups is wonderful and advised
everyone to call Gwen if they have a problem.
The Committee talked about how helpful the Friends groups are to the Library System
and discussed issuing a Press Release about the usefulness of the Friends groups and Mr.
Cook requested a report at the next meeting of the amount donated from the Friends
groups and agreed that this information will be helpful to generate public interests in the
Next Meeting Date
The next meeting is scheduled for May 17, 2012
There being no further business to come before the Committee, the meeting adjourned at
4:40p.m. to tour the GulfBreeze Library with Amy McDonald.