JULY 28, 2004


The meeting was called to order by President Jane Myers. Board members present were: Dave Koehler, Jon Nixon, Linda Jones, Sally Tanselle and Sharon Wood. Board member, Marsha Truitt and Board attorney, David Truitt were on vacation and unable to attend.


The Mission Statement was read. The minutes from the October 22, 2003 Board meeting were read and approved. Sally amended them and Marsha  seconded.


Correspondence was shared. Brian Smith expressed thanks to Suzanne for her leadership of the 2004 Kenworthy Reading Camp.


Baker and Taylor presented Kay with a pen for her work with the Baker and Taylor Group at the American Library Association. While in Orlando, Kay also gave a presentation on mentoring to 50 participants. Treasurer, Dave Koehler reviewed his report and it was moved by Sharon and seconded by Sally to pay the claims.  Tony Robbins presented the Budget calendar for 2004.


The motion was made by Dave and seconded by Jon to exercise the written option to purchase the Minute Print-It as per previous written contract.


The tuition reimbursement policy was questioned and reviewed. It was explained how full-time employees could benefit.


The building update was presented by Dan Sulkoske. The motion was made by Sharon and seconded by Jon to approve the  construction design and to advertise for bids as presented. The vote was unanimously approved.


In the Director’s report, it was stated that Donna would be the INCOLSA representative. The staff will cater the Friends annual meeting to be held in November. It was also announced that the Summer Reading Program would be extended for two weeks.


The Board approved the Materials Pricing Policy and the Internet Policy. The motion was made by Sally and seconded by Linda.


It was noted to add to the August meeting agenda a discussion of the unserved Library areas in Boone County. Sally, Jon and Kay will do the research.


Several members of the Community were present with questions for the Board and our  financial representatives. Dates for future Board meetings were discussed. The next regular meeting will be held on August 25,  2004. It was moved to adjourn!

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Marsha Truitt, Secretary                 Jane Myers, President