Elkhart Public Library
300 S. Second Street
Elkhart, IN 46516
BOARD OF TRUSTEES’ MEETING
March 21, 2007
BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING
The meeting of the Elkhart Public Library Board of Trustees was held on March 21, 2007, 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, Mary E. Davis,
Renee’ Cocanower, Janice E. Dean and Levar L. Johnson. 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; Geoff Trowbridge, Computer Network Manager. No
guests were in attendance.
A. Adoption of Agenda
B. Approval of Consent Agenda
a. Approval of Last Meeting Minutes, with corrections to Roll & Introduction of Guests
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
Mary E. Davis moved
THAT – the Consent Agenda be approved as presented.
Second: Renee’ Cocanower Motion: Carried
My Library DV (downloadable video) is expected to be unveiled by April 15th. A demonstration is
planned for the April Board Meeting. The Library Capital Profect Fund plan for 2008 will be presented at
the April Board meeting.
Minutes of the Elkhart Public Library Board of Trustees 3/21/2007 Page 2
UNFINISHED BUSINESS Main Library Project Judge Bower set a deadline of April 1, 2007, for a settlement meeting, which has been scheduled for March 27, 2007.
Levar L. Johnson moved THAT – the Board give the Director authority to agree to a purchase price for the foundry property that does not exceed $900,000.00. The agreement will be presented to the Board for final approval. Second: Mary E. Davis Motion: Carried Director Evaluation The Chairperson of the Director Evaluation Committee, Janice E. Dean, presented the Director’s evaluation and contract renewal, recommending an annual salary of $92,000.00. Contract date is March 6, 2007. Board received report with voice vote. NEW BUSINESS There was no new business at this meeting. ADJOURNMENT There being no further business to transact, the meeting was adjourned at 7:50 p.m. The next regularly scheduled meeting of the Board of Trustees will be held April 18, 2007, 7:00 p.m., in meeting room #406 in the Elkhart Public Library Annex. __________________________ Renee’ Cocanower, Secretary