Hamburg Township Library

10411 Merrill Rd.    P.O.  Box 247

Hamburg, MI  48139

 

Hamburg Township Library Board of Trustees

February 17, 2004

 

Meeting called to order at 7:14pm in the library meeting room.

Members present: Eibler, Campbell, Ford, Gleason, Kelley and Pettigrove.

Absent: None.

Also present: Hentz and Weber.

 

 

A motion to approve the agenda as presented with the correction of Old Business # 5 (proposal) was made by Campbell, seconded by Gleason.  Motion carried.

 

A motion to accept the minutes as presented for the January 20, 2004 meeting was made Kelley, seconded by Ford.  Motion carried.

 

A motion to approve the January 2004 financial statement as presented was made by Pettigrove,  seconded by Gleason.  Motion carried.

 

A motion to accept Library Voucher #407 as presented for $38,202.04 was made by Campbell, seconded by Kelley. Motion carried.

 

Librarianís Report

        Hentz distributed the list of up-coming programs through April.

        Excellent feedback received from individual program evaluations.

        Board was made aware of the incident involving R. Swartz, a former employee.

        Registration for programs/meeting rooms can now be done online.  There is now a visitor counter on the website.

        Library furnishings have arrived.  Installation of the book drops in the circulation desk and sound-absorbing panels in the storage room will be this week.

 

Correspondence

        None.

 

Old Business

        Comments/suggestions for Library Survey were given.  Eibler will meet with Weber later in week for final draft.

        A motion was made by Kelley, seconded by Campbell to accept Library Policy Manual additions and changes as presented.  Motion carried.

         A motion was made by Pettigrove, seconded by Ford, that the Library Board of Trustees will accept and adhere to the Libraryís Policy Manual.

        Current newsletters were delivered to post office by Weber. Lakeland newsletters will be sent first class mail.

        Hentz sent out RFPs to security companies.  Deadline is February 27, 2004.

        A motion to accept Craig Bilinski of Intuitive Software Solutions proposal for website development (adding the library survey online) for $850.00 (10 hours labor) was made by Kelley, seconded by Ford.  Motion carried.

 

New Business

        An RFP for interior painting has been submitted to local painters. Proposal deadline is February 27, 2004.

 

Relevant Board Issues

        Both Pettigrove and Gleason will be absent for March 16, 2004 meeting.

 

Call to the Public: 

        None present

 

A motion to adjourn the meeting was made by Campbell, seconded by Gleason.  Motion carried.  The meeting adjourned at 8:00PM.

 

Next meeting will be March 16, 2004 at 7:00PM.

 

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

 

 

Joan M. Dombrowski