Beaver Island District Library

Library Board Meeting Minutes - August 19, 2010

August 19, 2010

PRESENT: Donna Stambaugh, Kathy Ruis, Sally Lounsberry, Krys Lyle, Lori souders, Jean Weirenga, Lillian Gregg

OTHERS: Barb Cruickshank, Phyllis Moore, Dan Connaghan, Ken Taylor, Kathy Tidmore

  • Meeting was called to order at 4:30 p.m. by Stambaugh
  • Additions to Agenda:
    • Millage
    • Copy Fees
    • Beaver Island Cultural Arts Association
    • Posting minutes/Agenda to websites
  • Corrections to minutes of June 17, 2010 meeting
    • Page 2: should be corrected to November not September
    • Accept correction by Lyle, seconded by Weirgenga, approved
  • Financial Report
    • No red flags for excessive expenditures
    • Audit report for last year; letter included from accountant that all is well
    • Accept report motion by Gregg, seconded by Ruis, accepted
  • Librarian Report
    • Article of Library News went to all newspapers
    • Fancy Nancy party was huge hit; hope to repeat next year
    • Using the library online catalog
      • Easy to do but must register
    • Computer problem with fluxuating power
      • We now have battery backup if power goes down
      • We have increased our computer speed from 3mg to 10mg
  • Old Business
    • Suggestions for display case
      • Dan McDonough, Frank Solle this summer
      • No response from Jeff Cashman
      • Need new display
        • Krys Lyle
    • No response from Bartletts on disposal of carpet
  • New Business
    • Technology update
      • Catalog up and online
      • Computers working
    • Landscape
      • Harriet's tree is looking rough
      • Cherry tree is doing great
      • Pam Moxham is doing excellent job of gardening
    • Millage
      • Taxable value has dropped
      • We have not requested a full mil, we have requested .9 mil
      • Outside needs to be painted; no other large expenses
      • Motion Ruis to levy .9, seconded by Lounsberry, approved
  • Freedom of Information Act requests
    • Copies made and sent; need policy for copy fees
    • Proposed policy by next meeting
  • Township website
    • Minutes of meeting
      • On library website and township website
      • Hard copy on file
  • Beaver Island Cultural Arts Association
    • Lyle - start now to have quartet play perhaps
    • Stambaugh stated that if cost were involved, Don Langford has expressed interest in helping
  • Public Comment was heard from Ken Taylor and Dan Connaghan
  • Motion to adjourn by Gregg; seconded by Lounsberry, approved at 5:20 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,

Phyllis Moore, Assistant Librarian

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