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March 3, 2010

Minutes of trustees' meeting

The board meeting of trustees of the Ocheyedan Public Library was called to order at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 3, 2010.  Those present were Nancy, Linda, Laurie, Don, Carol, Tammy and Connie.

Minutes of the February meeting were approved by Bernie and seconded by Tammy.  Nancy reported a bank balance of $27,846.69.  Trust and Agency has $19,169.52.  General fund is $8,677.17.  Tammy made a motion the bills be sent to the city council. Bernie seconded it.

Connie reported we had 1 new borrower.  The library received a $25.00 gift card from Wal Mart in Spirit Lake.  It will be used for Summer Reading.  One hundred fifty five books have been weeded from the Easy section.

Unfinished Business

Don relocated the wires for the computers.   Thank you, Don.

The painters came and the new paint colors were chosen at a cost of $27.00 per gallon.  They will begin painting May 6th.  The carpet has arrived at Jobes Furniture.

Don made a motion we give a 4% raise to our staff.  Bernie seconded. Motion carried.

The internet was upgraded and a new modem was rented at a $14.00 one time charge and a $5.00 a month rental charge.

Since we are remodeling it was decided not to celebrate National Library Week in April but have an Open House after the carpet project is finished.

Plants will be purchased for our volunteers during National Volunteer Week April 20th-24th. 

New Business

Don made a motion to renew the service contract on the copy machine.  Linda seconded.  Motion carried.

Volunteers are needed to pack and move books May 1-4th.

Meeting was adjourned.

Next meeting will be April 7th at 4:30 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,
Carol Iedema