Roodhouse Public Library Board Meeting
Regular Meeting, held June 11, 2013
Roll Call:The meeting was called to order by Acting President Mike Harper at 5:30 p.m. New Board Member Jeanne Bettis, Bruce Vortman, Mike Harper, Carolyn and Sharon Sitton took the oath of office.Also in attendance we the following board members, Mike Harper, Bruce Vortman,Julie Teno,Beth Burrus. Also in attendance was Beth Huffines, Librarian.
Election of Officers: The slate was presented:
President: Jeanne Bettis
Vice President: Bruce Vortman
Secretary: Beth Burrus
Treasure: Mike Harper
Motion made by Teno, Second by Camp to accept the slate of officers as presented, Vote taken unanamously passed slate as presented, effective immediately. Motion carried.
Minutes: Minutes were approved as read on a motion by Mead, seconded by Vortman and passed unanimously it was resolved that the minutes of May, 2013 regular meeting be adopted as presented. Final Action..
Director's Report: Ms. Huffines reported the following:
A. Beth reported on the progress of the Grant. Ray Miller has come by the library to bid on the immediate needs of the building. Tuck pointing, front windows that are rottingand leaking, windowsills, and basement are going to be addressed first. Beth is currently looking for another contractor that may be interested in doing the work for us to also give us a bid.
B. Beth is trying to recoup $189.00 from A T & T for a computer problem we were incorrectly charged for.
C. THe police are working with us to recover past due items.
D. Nancy Stice was presented as a fill in for Carole & Beth.
E. The library received a Per Capita Grant check.
F. IHLS got a grant for eBooks. we will receive some of this money if we join. It is possible that for $112.00 we may be able to get magazines for eReaders. Beth will follow up on this.
G. We receive another check from Martin for Mayor for $71.05.
H. Beth would like to go to the "On The Front Lines" training in Springfield, August 5-7. She would like to stay in Springfield overnight .
I. Beth will present the Item Circulation Statistics in a new format.
J. Beth is looking for a DVD case or shelving for the DVDs.
Financial Report And Approval of Expenditures:
Harper presented the financial report. On a motion by Burrus, seconded by Teno the report was accepted.
Reports of Committees: Mike Harper presented the Budget and also showed what was spent this year.
Beth Burrus and Julie Teno will have the Environmental Scan done by September.
Unfinished Business: Board members are still reviewing the behavior policy for the library.
receive an increase of $.25 per hour effective next pay period. Huffines is also encourged to submit a bill for mileage when she has to travel for training. Final action.
New Business:A motion was made by Burrus, seconded by Teno to pay $250 per year per computer for three years for the software server.
The hiring of a part time fill in librarian was discussed. The Board will try to think of possible canidates for the job.
A motion was made by Harper, seconded by Camp for Beth to stay in a hotel in Springfield for training Aug 5-7.
Public and Audience Comments:
Adjournment: The meeting was ajourned on a motion by Mr. Harper seconded by Camp and unanimously approved it was resolved that the meeting be ajourned. Final action.
Beth Burrus, Secretary