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Library Board Meeting

May 2 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm

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The BPL Board of Control will meet in a regularly-called session at 4:30 on Monday, May 2, 2022.    Pursuant to the “Sunshine Laws” (LA R.S. 42:14 et seq), meetings of this board are open to the public unless “Executive Session” is noted.

To participate with a public comment, please review our Public Participation Policy and then email admin@beau.org OR call 337-463-6217 x 11 with your name, contact information, and topic(s) of comment no later than 4:30PM on Friday, April 29, 2022 to be added to the agenda. If there is no answer to your call, please leave the above information in a voicemail.   The Public Participation Policy can be reviewed in its entirety at the above link or ask for a hard copy at any BPL branch.

A recording of this meeting will be made available on our website within 48 hours of the meeting.


  1. Call to Order / Roll Call

  2. Amend / Approve agenda

  3. Approve minutes from Feb 2022 meeting

  4. Public Participation

  5. Announcements

    1. April 30th Tax Election Results

    2. Financial Disclosures are due to State Board of Ethics by May 15. Those wishing to include their disclosures in the packet from the Library must have their completed forms to Erin by May 5

    3. Summer Reading Program starts in June

    4. Director’s annual evaluation is due to Board President by Aug 20, 2022.
  6. Old Business

    1. West Central (formerly Singer) branch opening update
    2. East Beauregard CapEx Update: advertising for bids; setting bid opening date
    3. 75th Anniversary Committee update
    4. 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten update
  7. New Business

    1. Appoint South Beauregard representative on the board

    2. Approve adding Short Term ($266.45 / mo) & Long Term ($268.30 / mo) Disability Insurance to group coverage for remainder of 2022
    3. Approve adding Juneteenth, June 19, as paid holiday

    4. Approve policy re: Filming & Photography in the Library

    5. Fields / Hyatt building insurance update
  8. Reports

    1. Activities Report: Personnel, Outreach, Facilities, & Misc

    2. Goals tracking update

    3. Financial YTD; Statistical; Circulation
  9.  Adjourn



May 2
4:30 pm - 7:00 pm


Rotary Meeting Room