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May 11, 2017 Minutes

The Board of Trustees of the Working Men’s Institute met on May 11, 2017, at 4:30 p.m.

President Fred Frayser called the meeting to order. In attendance were Mr. Frayser, Secretary
Tom Cullum, Friends of the Working Men’s Institute President Ann Angle, Director Ryan Rokicki,
and Margaret Scherzinger. One patron was also present.

Friends of the WMI ~ Mrs. Angle reported the Jennifer Greene would be presenting “100 Years of
Clothing” on May 18, 2017. The Friends’ Annual Meeting would be held prior to Ms. Greene’s
lecture. The Book Sale will be held the weekend of June 10 and 11. The Fourth of July address
will be given by Mr. Ben Nicholson.

Minutes of the April 14, 2017 meeting had been sent electronically. Mr. Cullum moved
to accept the minutes as presented. Mr. Mauldin seconded. Accepted.

Mr. Rokicki presented the Treasurer’s Report. Discussion was held concerning the title
“Overdraft” in the 5/3 Savings Acoounts. Mr. Mauldin moved to accept the Treasurer’s Report
and hold it for audit. Mr. Cullum seconded. Accepted.

In Old Business

Special Projects Committee ~ Mr. Maudlin reported that he and Mr. Frayser met with Dr. George Rapp and Mr. Jeremy Efroymson concerning donations to the Maclure School Project. Each gentleman verbally agreed to donate $500,000 (total of $1,000,000) to operate the school for two years. Joanna Nixon will present a written document to Mr. Maudlin in the near future, at which time Mr. Maudlin will report to the Board of Trustees.

New Business

Audio/Visual Equipment ~ Mr. Rokicki reported that Brent Suits will be here to discuss the purchase a laptop computer which would be dedicated to the use of the A/V equipment.

Building and Grounds ~ Mr. Rokicki expressed concern for the condition of the The World War I Trench Mortar. He is researching grants to fund the restoration. Mr. Rokicki also reported that he will be meeting with Koester’s Construction concerning the leak in the tower, replacement of a broken window, and fixing a window frame on the second floor.

Director’s Report ~ see attached

Mr. Rokicki presented the claims. Mr. Maudlin moved to accept the claims. Mr. Cullum seconded. Accepted.

With no further business, the meeting was adjourned.