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Minutes March 2008


PRESENT:  Don Wilson, Dean Stickrod, Lynn Allbee, Jan Dunn, Howard Marsh, Dan Gehring

AGENDA:  Approved             MINUTES: Approved             BILLS: Approved

►Board approved to send an alternate budget to the City Council allowing for Library part time employees to receive the same raises as full-time City employees.  This alternate budget was approved.

►Board approved with a vote of 3-2 to pay for the summer reading program from trust funds.

►After doing some checking, Don learned that the Board was the authority to dispose of Library property.  The old computer was disposed of.

►The only bid for a new computer came from Rick Warren.  Dan sent specifications to Rick Warren and Chris Perkins.  Chris Perkins did not submit a bid.  Rick made a bid for about $600.  The Board approved purchase of this computer.  Trust funds will be used to pay for it.

►$2,000 from Hardin County Empowerment must be spent by the end of the fiscal year for books and supplies for 0-5 year-olds.  Dan will do so.

►Lego table purchased by Friends of the Library is now in the Library.

►Siemen’s maintenance agreement has increased again.  Dan is looking into other providers.

►Discussion on possible projects for trust funds postponed to next meeting.

►Discussion on Library five year plan postponed to next meeting.

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

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