April Minutes

Vinton Public Library Meeting – April 12, 2017

 

The meeting was called to order at 4:58 p.m.

 

Those present were: Jeff Mangold, Brent Patterson, Lori Smith, Eric Upmeyer and Denise Follmann. Also present was Virginia Holsten.

 

Absent:  John Mossman, Tina Nelson, Jeff Peterson, Deb Rundlett

 

Minutes of the March meeting were approved. Motion by Patterson, 2ndby Smith

 

Treasurer’s report was approved.  Motion by Smith, 2nd by Patterson

 

Correspondence – None

 

Old Business –

  • Three board members and Virginia were unable to view the trustee training,“The Boardroom Webinar Series,” on-line due to technical difficulties.

 

New Business – 

  • Virginia made a recommendation, and a motion was made by Smith to change the closing time of the library on Monday and Thursday nights from 8 p.m. to 7 p.m. from May 1st through August 31st. 2nd by Patterson. Motion was approved.
  • Virginia made a recommendation, and a motion was made by Smith to increase the price of copies per printed side to 20 cents for black and white, and 25 cents for color. 2ndby Upmeyer The motion was approved.
  • Looking ahead, there will be openings for 4 board members, two men and two women residing in town.  

 

Director's Report-

·       Virginia reported she rearranged many books.

·       The bridge club will be meeting at the country club in the future.

 

*Lori Smith will be absent for next month's meeting.

 

The meeting adjourned at 5:19 p.m.  Motion by Mangold, 2nd by Patterson

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

Denise Follmann

March Minutes

Vinton Public Library Meeting – March 8, 2017

 

The meeting was called to order at 5:00 p.m.

 

Those present were: Jeff Mangold, John Mossman, Tina Nelson, Brent Patterson, Jeff Peterson, Deb Rundlett, Lori Smith, Eric Upmeyer and Denise Follmann. Also present was Virginia Holsten.

 

Minutes of the February meeting were approved. Motion by Smith, 2ndby Nelson

 

Treasurer’s report was approved.  Motion by Peterson, 2nd by Nelson

 

Correspondence –  A letter of overall appreciation for the library was received from Morris and Ida Higgins, including a $100.00 donation.

 

Old Business –

  • Virginia reported that the mayor's opinion was that the paint in the library is still good, and no painting is needed. Chris Ward stated the funds for painting are already in next year's budget.
  • The board agrees to go aheadand repair the walls now in preparation for painting next fiscal year.

 

New Business –  None

 

Director's Report-

·       Virginia reported on “The Boardroom Webinar Series”. This training will be available for board members the last Thursday of this month, and future months. Pre-registration is required. Nelson, Smith, and Follmann expressed interest in participating.

 

The meeting adjourned at 5:22 p.m.  Motion by Smith, 2nd by Nelson

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

Denise Follmann

February Minutes

Vinton Public Library Meeting – February 8, 2017

 

The meeting was called to order at 5:00 p.m.

 

Those present were: Jeff Mangold, John Mossman, Brent Patterson, Deb Rundlett,  Eric Upmeyer and Denise Follmann. Also present was Virginia Holsten.

 

Absent:  Peterson

 

Excused:  Nelson & Smith

 

Minutes of the January meeting were approved. Motion by Mossman, 2ndby Rundlett

 

Treasurer’s report was approved.  Motion by Upmeyer , 2nd by Mossman

 

Correspondence –  None

 

Old Business –

  • Virginia will contact Chris Ward regarding hiring Keith Bonhar to repair walls at $25/hr. Estimated cost is $500.00. Could this work be started this fiscal year and have the city reimburse the library next fiscal year?

 

New Business – 

  • Virginia reported that she would like the amount of petty cash ($30) be increased as there is often a need at the 1st of the month. A motion was made by Mossman to increase the amount of petty cash to $40. Seconded by Patterson. Motion passed.
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Director's Report-

·       Virginia reported the cost to have fiber optic connected to the building would run $35,000-$40,000. Consideration of this is on hold. Mediacom has been emailed for information regarding more band width.

·       Virginia will be using vacation the last 3 days of February and the first 4-5 days of March.

 

The meeting adjourned at 5:24 p.m.  Motion by Patterson, 2nd by Rundlett

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

Denise Follmann