April 12, 2010
The regularly scheduled meeting of the Board of Trustees was called to order at 4:30 p.m. by President Sharon Farris. In attendance were Trustees Greg McHenry, Mary Ann Tucker, Amy McGilvrey, Mary Taylor, Susan Punzelt, new board member Ryan Fehrmann and Librarian Teresa Pennington. Absent were Trustees Roxanne Michels and Jerry Cockcroft.
Minutes of Previous Meeting: MOTION: Tucker, second Fehrmann to approve minutes with one correction under Old Business as "Pennington will arrange for lawn care for the library". Motion carried.
Finance Report. MOTION: McHenry, second Punzelt to approve report as read. Motion carried.
Book Committee: No report.
House Committee: McHenry reported that no roof repair has been done yet..
Librarian’s Report (Statistics): MOTION: McHenry, second McGilvrey to approve report as read. Motion carried.
Friends of the Library: McGilvrey reported the Friends now has a constitution and bylaws. The Friends will be running the annual Book Sale the second week in June.
*Pennington is getting quotes to buy three computers from the $7800.00 in Phase 1 of the Gates grant. The computers must be purchased by August.
*The library has raised a total of $1300.00 toward its match requirement of $3,900 for Phase 2 of the Gates grant. MOTION: Tucker, second McHenry to withdraw $2600 from the John & Felicia Belgarde Family Trust to complete the $3900 needed. Motion carried.
*MOTION: McHenry, second McGilvrey to accept the proposed changes to Personnel Policy. Motion carried.
*Tucker and McHenry agreed to make up the Nominating Committee.
*MOTION: McHenry, second Tucker to approve the FY 2011 Proposed Budget. Motion carried.
*MOTION: McHenry, second Tucker to have the Edgar Co. Bank trust department manage the Schwartz Fund. Motion carried.
*The Technology Plan Draft FY2011-2013 was distributed for review. It will be discussed at the May meeting.
*The Summer Reading Club “Scare Up a Good Book” will run June 8-July 13.
*Our library and Marshall Public Library will host the “Spooky Goofy Magic Show” on July 13 at the Hangar as the Summer Reading Club Finale.
Next meeting will be Monday, May 10 at 4:30 p.m.
Meeting adjourned at 5:40 p.m.
Mary Taylor, Secretary