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February 9, 2011

Minutes of Trustees' meeting

The Ocheyedan Library Board of Trustees met on Wednesday, February 9, 2011 at 4:30 p.m.  Members present were Don Hormel, Janet Kleve, Laurie Glade, Bernie Willadsen, Tammy Hoekstra, and librarian Connie.

Janet made a motion to approve the January minutes.  Seconded by Don and motion carried.

The Treasurers Report showed Bank balance of $38,161.34, Trust & Agency $25,251.25 and General Fund $12,910.09. 

Bills to be sent to the city council were read.  Bernie made a motion to approve.  Seconded by Tammy and motion carried.

Connie reported that the number of people checking out books continues to drop.  Open Access, Interlibrary Loan and State Aid amounts have decreased.

Unfinished Business

Budget proposal from City Council is $21,000.00 – what we asked for.

Community Foundation Grant for $3,500 will be distributed February 17.  Nancy will attend.

New Business


The Contract for Library services with the county supervisors will be sent out for the Libraries to sign.

National Library Week will be April 12 – 16.  We will decide in March what to do.

Summer Reading will be June 8, 15, 22, and 29th.  Connie is thinking of doing some community service projects and would like ideas.

Meeting adjourned.  Next meeting will be Wednesday, March 9, 2011 at 4:30 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,
Tammy Hoekstra