Policy Committee meeting summary - March 2, 2022

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The Hennepin County Library Board met Wednesday, March 2, 2022 virtually via Microsoft Teams.


Present: Jane Brissett, Gordy Aune Jr, LaBelle Nambangi, Adja Kaba, and Keegan Xavi

Hennepin County Staff: Jeannette Lewis, Ali Turner and J.R Genett


Welcome and Call to Order

Chair Jane Brissett called the meeting to order at 5:00 p.m. and welcomed attendees.

Approval of Agenda

Gordy Aune Jr. made a motion to approve the agenda; seconded by LaBelle Nambangi. Motion passed.

Approval of Meeting Summary

LaBelle Nambangi made a motion to approve the January 18, 2022, meeting summary seconded by Gordy Aune, Jr. Motion passed.

HCL Commissioned Public Art Policy

The Policy committee reviewed the HCL Commissioned Art policy. Committee members discussed the status of commissioned art in libraries to date.

Staff and committee members discussed implementing changes to the policy. Committee members proposed new revisions and plan to discuss the changes at the next policy committee meeting for final vote.

HCL Donation Policy

The Policy Committee members reviewed HCL Donation policy. Committee members suggested changes to the Donation policy and plan to review and vote on revisions at the next scheduled policy committee meeting.


Jane Brissett adjourns the meeting at 5:46 p.m.