The regularly scheduled meeting of the Board of Trustees was called to order at 4:30 p.m. by President Greg McHenry. In attendance were Mary Taylor, George Griffin, Susan Punzelt, Roxanne Michels, Aaron Rhoads, Ryan Fehrmann, Amy Hannig and Librarian Teresa Pennington. Absent was Trustee Sharon Farris.
Minutes of Previous Meeting: MOTION: Griffin, second Punzelt to approve December 8 minutes as read. Motion carried.
Finance Report: MOTION: Michels, second Griffin to approve December report, to recognize December checks and deposits and invoices for payment, and to authorize the purchase of 11 adult fiction, nine adult non-fiction, 12 children’s fiction, six children’s non-fiction and four young adult titles from Baker & Taylor. Motion carried.
*The library has received $3975 so far in memory of Jean Thiel.
*Pennington submitted the PCI Compliance Assessment. This is required for the library to accept payment from patrons by credit card online.
Book Committee: No report.
House Committee: Pennington will submit a new order for a Knox Box, as the 2014 order form expired at the end of the calendar year.
Librarian’s Report (Statistics): MOTION: Fehrmann, second Michels to approve the December report. Motion carried.
*Pennington submitted the annual certification to the State Library. This is required for the library to receive the annual Per Capita grant.
*Area library staff will attend an IHLS 3M training session at our library February 11.
*New ebook brochures are available.
*Pennington shared December highlights (see attached).
Friends of the Library: No report.
Unfinished Business: No report.
Unfinished Business: MOTION: Fehrmann, second Michels to trade up to a new model (Fortinet) of firewall protection on computers for $1295. Includes three years of antivirus updates, intrusion protection signature updates, web filtering and next day hardware replacement. The library will work with Jim Lewis of Computer Wares.
New Business: MOTION: Hannig, second Griffin to approve library card policy revisions (see attached). Motion carried.
Meeting adjourned 5:20 p.m. Next meeting is Monday, February 9, 2015.
Mary Taylor, Secretary