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Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Minutes of Trustees' meeting

    A special board meeting was called by President Nancy for Wed. July 17th 4:30 p.m. for the hiring of a new library director.
    Meeting was called to order by Nancy.  Present were Nancy Faber, Laura Glade, Colleen Hemstreet, Janet Kleve and Lynette Tracy.  Absent:  Linda Kogelmann and Bernie Willadsen.
    Discussion regarding top three applicants interviewed by Nancy, Laura and Lynette.  Ballot vote was taken by those present.  Bernie and Linda will submit their ballots prior to the August meeting.

The Ocheyedan Library Board of Trustees met on Wednesday, August 7, at 4:30 p.m.

Members present were:  Nancy Faber, Laura Glade, Colleen Hemstreet, Janet Kleve, Lynette Tracy  and Librarian, Connie Schuster.   Absent:  Linda Kogelmann, Bernie Willadsen.

Meeting was called to order by President Nancy.

Motion was made by Colleen, seconded by Janet to approve the minutes.  Carried.

Treasurer's Report:  Bank Balance as of 7/15/13 is  $48,057.31; Trust and Agency Balance is $36,053.52; General Fund Balance is $12,003.79.

Bills to be sent to the City Council were read.  A motion was made by Janet and seconded by Colleen to approve. Carried.

Librarian's Report: 
    1.  Open Access has been filed.
    2.  Printer has been repaired.  Due to age & inability to find parts it was suggested to budget for new one.
    3.  Two new borrowers.

Unfinished Business: 
    1.  Painting of eaves is complete, coming in over the quote.
    2.  New trustees, Lynette Tracy and Colleen Hemstreet, were approved by the City Council at the July meeting.

New Business:
    1.  Reviewed our Annual Report.
    2.  Close Saturday, August 31, for the Labor Day weekend.  Motion was made by Laura, seconded by Colleen. Carried.
    3.  Wilbor (West-Central Iowa Libraries Building Online Resources) information was presented by Laura. September 20th deadline to return the Letter of Agreement.  A motion was made by Laura and seconded by Lynette to fax application.  Carried.  Bonnie McKewon, Consultant with Iowa Library Services will be asked to make a presentation at the October 9th meeting.  Kevin Hertz will be contacted regarding availability of community funds.
    4.  Karla Noble has been hired as director.  She will begin her duties after Labor Day.

Meeting adjourned. 

Date of next meeting will be September 4th at 4:30pm.
Respectfully submitted,  Janet Kleve