MINUTES FROM THE LEBANON PUBLIC LIBRARY BOARD OF TRUSTEES

AUGUST 28, 2005

 

 

The meeting was called to order by President Jane Myers.

Members in attendance were David Koehler, Kandi Caldwell,

Sharon Wood, Jon Nixon, and Marsha Truitt. Linda Jones was excused. Also attending were David Truitt, Library Attorney, Donna Boone, Reference, Glenna Lenox, Business Manage r, Mary Anne Koehler, Dan Sulkoske of Kramer, Inc. and Yvonne Welty, Adult Librarian.

 

The Secretary’s report was shared and modified. David Koehler

made the motion and Kandi Caldwell gave the second approve the minutes

as modified.

 

David Koehler presented the 2006 budget. It is a tax rate of .22, Marsha

Truitt made the motion and Kandi Caldwell gave the second for the Resolution to Adopt the 2006 budget.

 

Claims were shared. Jon Nixon made the motion and Sharon Wood

gave the second to pay the claims.

 

Dan Sulkoske gave the building update. Furniture is back in the project. The Minute Print It building is coming down in the next few weeks. There are places around the foundation where the foundation needs to be chipped out and replaced with soapstone to match the building. This will cost $55,000 to $60,000 to do. There is money in the project for this change.

 

Kay shared a letter from a concerned parent in the Walker Farm addition that it is in an unserved Library area. Kay is responding to the woman about her options at this time. We are still working with the unserved areas looking at options. The committee is still working with Rob Guest of Worth Township on this matter.

 

Marsha Truitt made the motion and Jon Nixon gave the second for Jane Myers and Kay Martin to be able to sign the Reciprocal Borrowers Agreement. David Koehler made the motion and Marsha Truitt gave the second to approve the Resolution for Undesignated Gift Funds. Jon Nixon made the motion and Sharon Wood gave the second to approve the Resolution for State Grants-Wireless (connections and hardware) and Spanish1 (multicultural books, videos, and Spanish for Staff Programming.

 

Chrissy Johnson, the Children’s Librarian came in and talked about the Penny Harvest Fund Raiser.

 

Kay talked about continuing the Brick project at a later date.

 

Saturday, September 24 will be the Time Capsule Program. Board Members are encouraged to attend.

 

Under Old Business, the Internet Policy had its second reading. After discussion about renumbering parent choices on the back, Marsha Truitt made the motion and Kandi Caldwell gave the second to adopt the Internet Policy as amended.

 

The Library was asked again to be part of Tablescapes. This year it will be in April. Friends of the Library will be funding this project.

 

After discussing rockers and art prints that the Library no longer uses or has room for, David Koehler made the motion and Kandi Caldwell gave the second to sign these items over to the Friends of the Library to be sold at the Back to the 50’s celebration.

 

The Library will be closed on September 14, from 9:00 to 11:00 for a mandatory staff breakfast to discuss the move. David Koehler made the motion and  Marsha Truitt gave the second to approve the closure.

 

A tour of the new addition was given at the close of the meeting.

 

 

 

The next meeting will be held Wednesday, September 28, at 4:30 p.m.

 

 

 

 

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Marsha Truitt, Secretary                                               Jane Myers, President