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Minutes October 2010


Eldora Public Library Board of Trustees

October 26, 2010


PRESENT:  Kristin Gehrke, Jan Dunn, Mary Swartz, Dean Stickrod, Jill Stanish, Dan Gehring, Gary Knox


MINUTES were approved. BILLS were approved.


Ian Rigg discussed budget issues as well as the possibility of increased income from the approval of a motel tax (to be determined at November election). Should additional funds become available, the portion given to the library it would be in addition to the existing budget.


Discussed possibility of voting on a library tax next election year (2011) to be in effect for a period of 2 years.


Gary Knox has agreed to serve as a Trustee on the Library Board.  His appointment will be determined at the next City Council Meeting. Once appointed to the board, Gary will be serving on the Finance Committee.


Discussed whether the library should begin to purchase DVDs now that the video store in town has closed. Patrons have already been asked to donate DVDs.  It was recommended that the fall survey include questions polling patron interest for DVDs.


Library will be hosting a costume party for kids on October 30 from 3:30-5:00 prior to city scheduled trick-or-treating.


Trustees are invited to attend an ICN session regarding internet use policies. The ICN will be Tuesday, November 16 from 5:30-7:30pm.


NEXT MEETING: Tuesday, November 30 at 5:00pm.


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