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Minutes December 2007

MINUTES—ELDORA PUBLIC LIBRARY BOARD OF TRUSTEES—December
18, 2007

PRESENT: Don Wilson, Dean Stickrod, Mary Swartz, Denise
Wolf, Howard Marsh, Lynn Allbee, Dan Gehring

AGENDA: Approved MINUTES: Approved BILLS: Approved

►Dan will get an estimate of the cost of a new
website.

►United Methodist Women donated $350 for children’s
books.

►WalMart donated $250. The Board voted to use this
money to purchase supplies for the Summer Reading Program.

►Another computer broke down. Rick Warren bid $469.
Chris Perkins bid was $700. The Board voted to use money
from the Heart of Iowa Technology fund to purchase a new
computer from Rick Warren.

►The State reimbursed Dan for the Iowa Library
Association Conference he attended.

►City Hall has attempted to add another line item to
the Library budget for Auditor’s expenses. Don will talk
to the city attorney about the issue of the City trying to
add line items to the Library budget.

►Library received a Direct State Aid check for this
year in the amount of $1893.35. The Board will decide at
the January meeting how to spend the money.

►High school business department will donate a used
typewriter to the Library.

►Review of Library policy—the Board voted to adopt
all of Dan’s suggestions except for 1.5. The Board voted
to word that one “…and any available current
technology.”

►Discussion on the Bylaws of the Board regarding
monthly meeting times. Don will check on the statutes for
this. It will be discussed in the next meeting.

NEXT MEETING: Tuesday, January 29, 2008 @ 5:00 PM.