The regularly scheduled meeting of the Board of Trustees was called to order at 4:30 p.m. by President George Griffin. In attendance were Mary Taylor, Greg McHenry, Roxanne Michels, Sharon Farris, Sue Punzelt and Librarian Teresa Pennington. Absent was Trustee Karen Earlywine.
Minutes of Previous Meeting: MOTION: McHenry, second Michels to approve July 13 minutes. Motion carried.
Finance Report: MOTION: McHenry, second Farris to approve July/August report, to recognize July/August checks and deposits, and invoices for payment, and to authorize the purchase of 25 adult fiction, two adult non-fiction, 10 children’s fiction, and five children’s non-fiction titles from Baker & Taylor. Motion carried. Health insurance premiums will increase by 5% as of October 1, 2015.
Book Committee: No report.
House Committee: Summer maintenance was completed. Carpets were cleaned for $650, elevator costs included $75 for maintenance and $215 for emergency service, and water fountain repair and new handle for whole building water shutoff completed by @Plumbing cost $352.
Friends of the Library: no report.
Librarian’s Report (Statistics): MOTION: McHenry, second Punzelt to approve the July/August report. Motion carried. Members read the July & August Review.
Old Business: None.
New Business: MOTION: Michels, second Farris to revise the Meeting Rooms policy (see attached). Motion carried.
MOTION: McHenry, second Michels to update library bylaws (see attached). Motion carried.
*MOTION: McHenry, second Punzelt to change the current late fees of $0.50/video/day and $0.10/other/day to a one rate late fee of $0.10/item/day. Motion carried.
*Pennington shared information from Oklahoma Correctional Industries, which puts yearbooks on DVD. Our library might do this as another way to preserve the information in our high school yearbooks. Pennington will get more information.
*Pennington will purchase a new office printer from CDWG for $299. She shared information from Lazerware for our consideration (see attached). Contracting with this company would reduce the time she spends updating, troubleshooting and correcting computer problems. However, the board and she felt the library could not afford the cost at this time.
*Brian Umberger will upgrade the library website.
*Tumblebooks subscription will end October 4, 2015.
Meeting adjourned 5:35 p.m. Next meeting is Monday, October 19, 2015.
Mary Taylor, Secretary