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Minutes September 2009

Eldora Public Library Board of Trustees
September 29, 2009

PRESENT: Don Wilson, Kristin Gehrke, Dean Stickrod, Jill Stanish, Lou Schafer, Mary Swartz, Dan Gehring

MINUTES were approved. BILLS were approved.

Dan gave Director’s report. The grout in entry way of library is being cleaned by a community service worker.

All insurance claims for the library were approved.  Harvey’s Home Decorating will coordinate with Jones regarding moving bookshelves for recarpeting.

Barring bad weather, roofing will begin on the library the week of October 12.  It will take about a week; sections of the roof will be worked on in a manner to keep library patrons safe. Once roof is underway, Dan will call to schedule the gutter company.

Board approved the purchase of a new condenser unit from Kapaun. Purchase of needed doors and windows were also approved. Dan will check with Konomi about replacing damaged fascia.

Board approved the purchase of chairs to replace those damaged from hail storm. Ian will be consulted regarding the proper disposal of the damaged furniture.

Dan Wardell will be at the library on Wednesday, October 21 at 1:30.  This is an early dismissal day.

Discussed placement of bookshelves once the carpet is replaced.  Building and Grounds committee will meet and make a recommendation regarding rearrangement options.

Discussed getting painting bids for library.  Jill will pick up paint color samples from Harvey’s that coordinate with chosen carpet.

NEXT MEETING: Tuesday, October 20, 2009.

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