Board Meeting Minutes – 2008 04

Elkhart Public Library

300 S. Second Street

Elkhart, IN 46516

BOARD OF TRUSTEES’ MEETING

MINUTES

April 23, 2008

BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING

The meeting of the Elkhart Public Library Board of Trustees was held on April 23, 2008, in meeting room

#406 of the Library Annex. Stuart B. Basquin, President, called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.

ROLL & INTRODUCTION OF GUESTS

Members of the Board of Trustees present were Stuart B. Basquin, Barbara G. Anderson, Janice E. Dean,

Levar L. Johnson, and Mary E. Davis. Renee’ Cocanower and J. Scott Troeger were unable to attend.

Levar L. Johnson was appointed as acting Secretary. Also present were Connie Jo Ozinga, Director, and

Sandra Bevins, Business/HR Manager. Library staff in attendance: Deborah Stewart, Assistant Director.

No guests were in attendance.

CONSENT AGENDA

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: Mary E. Davis Motion: Carried

DIRECTOR’S REPORT

The Department of Local Government Finance has yet to interpret the property tax reform law. No new

information is available. The Indiana State Library Board will hold a public hearing on May 7, 2008, for

the proposed librarian certification rule, with a voting date scheduled for May 16, 2008. The Board

members were asked not to mail to the Director any State Library publications they have received.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

Library Capitol Projects Fund

The Library Capitol Projects Fund hearing will be held at the regular May Board Meeting, which has been

changed from May 21, 2008, to May 14, 2008.

Minutes of the Elkhart Public Library Board of Trustees 4/23/2008 Page 2

NEW BUSINESS Pierre Moran Branch Building Pierre Moran Branch Library has received new chairs and will be getting a new roof. Moving and/or replacing shelving may be considered in an attempt to create more space in the building. Question and Information from Board, Staff, and Guests Stuart B. Basquin, President, asked the director to provide a report on Montage mailings. ADJOURNMENT There being no further business to transact, the meeting was adjourned at 8:00 p.m. The next regularly scheduled meeting of the Board of Trustees will be held May 14, 2008, 7:00 p.m., in meeting room #406 in the Elkhart Public Library Annex. __________________________ Levar L. Johnson, Acting Secretary

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