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June 2012

 

MINUTES

Eldora Public Library Board of Trustees

June 26, 2012

 

PRESENT: Dean Stickrod, Jerry Trittien, Jill Stanish, Lou Schafer, Dan Gehring

 

MINUTES approved. BILLS approved.

 

Dan gave Director’s report. Summer Reading Program is going smoothly. Board asked how participation numbers compared to previous years. Dan will check and report next month.

The library book sale will be held on Saturday, July 28 from 9:00am-3:00pm. Volunteers are needed to

help move books into the conference room.

 

Discussed the set up of the HCCEF seed fund. Fees were discussed. Dan indicated that management fees did not begin to be charged until the fund reached $10,000. Dan will be meeting with the Friends on Thursday, June 28th at 9:30am to discuss the fund.

 

Dan will be interviewing a possible worker on Thursday through the PROMISE program. Their term

would be for 6 months.

 

The ICN cable has not yet been connected.

Dan talked to Sandy Rosenkrans at Little Rock about offering kids an incentives for attending the library program. They will receive points toward purchasing Christmas gifts for their family in the Little Rock store.

 

The city is transitioning their software so the budget data for May and June were estimates. Estimates

show that the library is running a little under budget.

 

Discussed staff raise of 45 cents/hour. Motion passed to implement the raise for both full and part time

employees.

 

Reviewed the Meeting Room and ICN policies. Dan indicated there have been no problems with the

policy. Board passed the policy as written.

 

Discussed ways to promote the use of Kindles. A suggestion was made to create a display at the front

table with general information and a list of titles loaded.

 

NEXT MEETING: July 31, 2012 at 5:00 pm.