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September 5, 2012

Minutes of Trustees' meeting

The Ocheyedan Library Board of Trustees met on Wednesday, September 5, 2012, at 4:30pm.

Members present were: Laura Glade, Tammy Hoekstra, Nancy Faber, Don Hormel, Janet Kleve and Librarian Connie Schuster. Absent: Bernie Willadsen and Linda Kogelmann.

Meeting was Called to Order by VP, Don.

Motion was made by Tammy and seconded by Nancy to approve the minutes. Carried.
Treasurer's Report: Bank Balance of $42,068.22 as of 8/15/12;Trust and Agency Balance of $33,394.84; General Fund Balance of $$8,673.38.
Bills to be sent to the City Council were read and a motion was made by Laura and seconded by Janet to approve. Carried.

Librarian's Report: Registration and Circulation remain about the same. No problems.
The Annual report of the Ashton Public Library was distributed.

Unfinished Business:
1. Grant Projects: sump pump project has been completed by Dennis Duitsman, bill of $1131.35 has been approved to pay.
Grant projects are complete. Grant evaluation was signed by Don and mailed.

New Business:

1. Assign committee to review Long Range Plan and Policy. Don appointed the following committees:
Long Range Plan – Janet and Linda with help from Connie
Policy – Laura, Tammy, Bernie
2. County Meeting. Date of Monday, Nov. 12th was set. Possible speakers/presenters were mentioned. It was decided Connie would ask Jena Boles. Lunch items discussed were BBQ sandwiches by a company from Montgomery, IA. Cost? Cookie? Vegetable tray? Beverages? Tabled until October meeting.

Meeting adjourned.

Date of next meeting will be October 3rd at 4:30pm.

Respectfully submitted,
Janet Kleve