MINUTES OF THE LEBANON PUBLIC LIBRARY BOARD OF TRUSTEES

SEPTEMBER 28, 2005

 

The meeting was called to order by President Jane Myers. Members attending were Jane, David Koehler. Kandi Caldwell, Sharon Wood, and Marsha Truitt. Jon Nixon and Linda Jones were unable to attend. Also attending were Dan Sulkoske of Kramer, INC., David Truitt, Board Attorney, Donna Boone and Glenna Lenox, Library Staff.

 

The Secretary’s report was shared. David Koehler made the motion and Sharon Wood gave the second to approve the Secretary’s report from August.

 

In the Treasurer’s report, David Koehler reported that we are doing well with the money for this year. After reviewing the claims, Marsha Truitt made the motion and Kandi Caldwell gave the second to pay the claims.

 

Dan Sulkoske gave a building update. Jane thanked Sharon Wood and Jon Nixon for their parts in the Time Capsule celebration that was held on Saturday, September 24, 2005.

 

In her Director’s report, Kay Martin reported that the Friends of the Library book sale was a big success raising almost $1,400.The funds raised from the Penny Harvest will be used in helping libraries destroyed in Louisiana from Hurricane Katrina. Jon Nixon is helping with this. The Library is also sending books to Biloxi, Mississippi. Many of these books were donated by the Colfax Library. The Friends of the Library will pay the postage.

 

A resolution was made for the relocation of the Office Manager and Heritage Room during construction and renovation. The Office Manager will work from her home and the Heritage Room will work from the Cragun House. Marsha Truitt made the motion and Kandi Caldwell gave the second to adopt this resolution.The PERF Resolution was discussed. Employees can pick up additional contributions to PERF. David Koehler made the motion and Sharon Wood gave the second to adopt this resolution.

 

Under New Business, Kay recommended that the Library become part of the ILF LINK Pilot Program. Marsha Truitt made the motion and Sharon Wood gave the second.

 

The list of proposed holiday closings was shared and discussed. Marsha Truitt made the motion and Sharon Wood gave the second that we adopt the list of Holiday Closings for 2006.

 

Under Old Business, the commitment to join the Library Internet Consortium was discussed. David Koehler made the motion and Sharon Wood gave the second for the Resolution to Join the Library Internet Consortium.

 

Yvonne Welty took over the job of publishing the PROLOG. She did a nice job. Suzanne did the 2004 Annual Report and also did a nice job.

 

The next meeting will be Wednesday, October 19, at 4:30 p.m. The November meeting will be at the City Building in the Council Chambers. This change will be necessary as the Library will be closed to move all the books.

 

David Koehler made the motion and Marsha Truitt gave the second that Kandi Caldwell and Jon Nixon be the Nominating Committee.

 

Kandi Caldwell made the motion and David Koehler gave the second to adjourn.

 

 

The next Board meeting will be held on Wednesday, October 19, 2005.

 

 

 

 

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Marsha Truitt, Secretary                                               Jane Myers, President