Roodhouse Public Library Board
Regular Meeting: June 11, 2013
The meeting was called to order by Acting President/Treasurer Mike Harper at 5:30.
New Board members were sworn in. Jeanne Bettis, Bruce Vortman, Mike Harper, Carolyn Camp.and Sharon Sitton took the Oath Of Office.
Minutes:The minutes were approved as read on a motion by Burrus seconded by Vortman.
Staff Report:Ms. Huffines presented the following to the board:
A. Beth gave the board the Library Days and Dates to Remember 2013-2014.
B. Beth presented the CCMSI report of damage and roof replacement from the hail storm 4/11. $3853.77 was sent to the City of Roodhouse for repairs although this money was not sent to the library. The roof has already been sealed.
C. David Mead talked to Deb Banghart in Carrollton about tax money available to the library. It was discussed that the library board write a letter to the City of Roodhouse to request an increase of 5% of the current rate plus a cost of living raise.
D. 53 people attended the Pumpkin Fest. Pumpkins were $2 each. Thanks to all that donated.
E. The Library received the Per Capita check of $1,860.26 and replacement tax check of $896.87.
F. The Grant for remodeling and repairing was discussed. $33,800.00 is the total amount. $31,000.00 is the requested amount with $3,000.00 being the library share. Tuck pointing, painting, window replacement, replacing ceiling in the Children's room, tile replacement, paneling replacement, and carpet cleaning will be mentioned in the grant.
G. Beth requested more shelving for the DVDs.
H. January 8, 2013 there will be training for the Polaris software. This is the new software system being installed.This will help us to connect with more libraries in the new IHLS. Beth and Carole will both be taking the training that day.
Financial Report: The financial report was accepted as presented by Mr. Harper, treasurer. The savings Total was $40,008.55. Checking total was $12,286.19. Motion to accept treasure report by Mead, seconded by Vortman. Motion Carried.
Reports of Committees: The Book and Bake Sale will be December 1, 2012 from 9am-Noon. A sign up sheet for workers and donations was passed around. Jeanne Bettis is in charge of the sale. She has asked several community members and Library supporters to donate to the sale.
Unfinished Business: There is no unfinished business.
New Business: David Mead made a motion to write a letter to the City requesting the tax increase and insurance money for the hail storm damage. Vortman second. Motion Carried.
Burrus made the motion to allow Huffines to purchase shelving for the movies in an amount not to exceed $300.00. Harper second. Motion carried.
Adjournment: The meeting was ajourned on a motion by Sharon Patterson seconded by Burrus. Meeting ajourned 6:25 pm.
Sharon Patterson, secretary