Elkhart Public Library
300 S. Second Street
Elkhart, IN 46516
BOARD OF TRUSTEES’ MEETING
June 18, 2008
BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING
The meeting of the Elkhart Public Library Board of Trustees was held on June 18, 2008, in meeting room
#4 of the Main Library. Stuart B. Basquin, President, called the meeting to order at 7:05 p.m.
ROLL & INTRODUCTION OF GUESTS
Members of the Board of Trustees present were Stuart B. Basquin, Barbara G. Anderson, Renee’
Cocanower, Janice E. Dean, Levar L. Johnson, and Mary E. Davis. J. Scott Troeger was unable to attend.
Also present were Connie Jo Ozinga, Director, and Sandra Bevins, Business/HR Manager. Library staff in
attendance: Deborah Stewart, Assistant Director. Guests in attendance: Cesar Pincheira.
A. Adoption of Agenda
B. Approval of Consent Agenda
a. Approval of Last Meeting Minutes
b. Approval of Financial Reports
c. Approval of Claims
d. Approval of Investments
e. Approval of Employee Changes
f. Approval of Circulation and Activity Reports
Janice E. Dean moved
THAT – the Consent Agenda be approved as presented.
Second: Barbara G. Anderson Motion: Carried
The Indiana State Library has issued final guidelines for Librarian certifications. The Director will be
required by the Indiana State Library to verify that these standards are maintained. The Director presented
a security system for audio visual materials being marketed by Frich Corporation. The completion of a
request for proposal for the new RFID security system is waiting for final approval of the Library Capital
Library Capital Projects Fund Plan 2009
The Library Capital Projects Fund Plan was approved by the Elkhart County Council.
Minutes of the Elkhart Public Library Board of Trustees 6/18/2008 Page 2
Nominating Committee The Board of Trustees Nominating Committee presented the slate of officers for July 1, 2008 to June 30, 2009: Janice E. Dean, President; Barbara G. Anderson, Vice President; Renee’ Cocanower, Secretary; and J. Scott Troeger, Treasurer.
Mary E. Davis moved THAT – the above slate be approved as officers from July 1, 2008 to June 30, 2009. Second: Levar L. Johnson Motion: Carried Building Upgrade Projects This item was not acted upon at this Board Meeting. NEW BUSINESS Unattended Children Policy The Director presented an Unattended Children Policy. The policy will be reviewed by legal counsel and acted upon at the next regularly scheduled Board Meeting. Question and Information from Board, Staff, and Guests An appreciation plaque was presented to Levar L. Johnson for 16 years of dedicated service to the Board of Trustees. ADJOURNMENT There being no further business to transact, the meeting was adjourned at 8:10 p.m. The next regularly scheduled meeting of the Board of Trustees will be held July 16, 2008, 7:00 p.m., in meeting room #4 in the Elkhart Public Library main building. __________________________ Renee’ Cocanower, Secretary