Minutes Of The Lebanon Public Library Board of Trustees

February 23, 2005



President Jane Myers called the meeting to order. Members in attendance were Sharon wood, Linda Jones, and Marsha Truitt. Jon Nixon, Kandi Caldwell, and David Koehler were unable to attend. Also attending the meeting were Kay Martin, Director, Glenna Lenox, Office Manager, Dan Sulkoske of Kramer Corp., Doug Wilhoite, Library Technologist, Don Hawkins, Terstep David Truitt, Board Attorney, and Steven Furlough, Lebanon Reporter.


Secretary’s reports for December 15, 2004, December 29, 2004, and January 26, 2005 were approved as corrected. Sharon wood made the motion and Linda Jones gave the second.


Glenna explained that our budget was certified this week for the full requested amount of $1,200,000operating, $62,000 capital projects and $392,00o lease/rental as advertised. The auditor has been at the Library for the past week and things are going well. The claims were shared. Marsha Truitt made the motion and Linda Jones gave the second.


Dan Sulkoske explained that he is now under Kramer, Incorporated instead of Kramer Corporation. Dan’s fees will be reduced $10,000 to help with the cost of value engineering. Sharon Wood made the motion and Marsha gave the second to amend the original agreement with Kramer Corporation to now be Kramer Incorporation. Dan also shared that equipment used to thaw the ground was sent back, and that will be a monetary adjustment. Terstep is using premium time on Saturday’s trying to catch up the time schedule. The concrete is looking good. Don Hawkins said that using the old Minute-Print It building has been most helpful.


Kay shared that a beautiful, but inexpensive banner has been ordered for outside for the hundred year celebration.


Doug Wilhoite gave a presentation about the T-1 line, and changing to Broad Band. The cost to change to Broad Band is $543.50 that includes a router. The second year is less because we have the router. It was Doug’s recommendation to make this change. Marsha Truitt made the motion and Sharon Wood gave the second.


Under old business, Jane shared that Jon Nixon has met with the Mayor on unserved area.


The first reading of the E-mail Communication Policy was conducted.


Library Board Development training will be held on Saturday May 14, 9:00 a. m. to 12:00 p. m.


The net scheduled meeting is Wednesday, March 16, 2005. this is a change from the regular date to hear a presentation from Craig Anderson on the Anson Project.


Marsha moved to adjourn.


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Marsha Truitt, Secretary                                               Jane Myers, President