Minutes of the Lebanon Public Library Board of Trustees

March 24, 2004



Jane Myers called the meeting to order.  Board members attending were David Koehler, Linda Jones, John Nixon, Sally Tanselle, Sharon Wood, and Marsha Truitt.  Kay Martin, Director and Dan Sulkoske from Kramer, David Truitt, Library Attorney.    Kevin Thompkins, Reporter Staff, Donna Boone, Reference Staff, Dawn Fairchild and Sandra Ryan concerned citizens.


Sally read the Library’s mission statement.


The secretary’s report was read.  Dave made a motion to approve the minutes and Linda seconded the motion.


The Claims were read.  Sally made the motion and Sharon gave the second to pay the claims.


Building Update:  Dan stated that plans are in place to go before the Technical Assistance Committee on April 12th, with the plans for using the Minute Print-It building area as a parking lot, and if approved will go to the plan commission agenda for April 19th.


On May the 17th, Garfields Restaurant will have a benefit for the Library, giving us 10% of the proceeds from 6pm – 9pm.


A Brass Clock has been purchased to present to Ruth Lucas for her many years of serving on the Library Board and Treasurer.  Will see if she could come to the next Board Meeting, which will be on April 28, 2004 at 4:00 for the presentation.


Judge David’s in-service was a complete success with 243 registrants.  Many stopped by and picked up pencils, bookmarks and newsletters.  They were impressed also with the sampling of books that we have available for check out.  The Library was given special recognition for our display, certificates, registration and gifts that were donated.


The Community Foundation is asking us for a Birthday Wish List. 


There will be a Capital Projects meeting in the Heritage Room  on Thursday, April 15th at 4:00 p.m.


Park Board appointment:  Vic Jones has represented the Library on the park board for 12 years.  It was brought to our attention from the state, that the appointee must be a Library Board Member.  At the time that Vic was appointed this law was not known by those members.  Vic is very disappointed that he can no longer fill this appointment and the Board is very appreciative of all the time and effort that he has put into it.  David Koehler will be the new representative for a 4-year term.


Kay will help present a program on Mentoring at the ALA conference the 26th of June. 


The meeting was adjourned at 4:52 pm.


The next Board Meeting will be held April 23, 2003 at 4 p.m.


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Marsha Truitt, Secretary                         Jane Myers, President