Hamburg Township Library

10411 Merrill Rd.    P.O.  Box 247

Hamburg, MI  48139

810/231-1771

 

Hamburg Township Library Board of Trustees

February 20, 2007

 

Meeting called to order at 7:00 pm in the library meeting room.

Members present: Stella Campbell, Sandy Cavallaro, James Gleason,  Barbaradell Kelley and Keith Phelps

Absent: Peg Eibler

Also present: Holly Hentz and Christine Weber.

 

 

1)  A motion to approve the agenda as presented was made by Campbell.  Seconded by Phelps. Motion carried.

 

2)  A motion to accept the minutes as presented from the January 16, 2007 meeting was made by Phelps.  Seconded by Campbell.  Motion carried.

 

3) A motion to accept the Financial Report ending January 31, 2007 was made by Campbell.  Seconded by Kelley.  Motion carried.

 

4) A motion to accept as presented voucher #443 for $46,744.34 was made by Gleason.  Seconded by Kelley.  Motion carried.

 

Librarianís Report

1)      Winter/Spring newsletter has been mailed.

2)      Playaway digital audiobooks have been well received by the public.  Livingston Daily Press & Argus wrote an article on them (2/12/07).

3)      Outer Space mid-winter party well attended, 47 attendees and lasted 2 Ĺ hours.

4)      Budget class rescheduled to February 27th due to severe weather.

 

Correspondence

1)    None

 

Old Business

1)      Board discussed Long-Term Service Pay for part-time employees.  A motion to accept the Long-Term Service Pay Policy as presented to begin on the Fiscal Year July 1, 2007 with no retroactive pay was made by Gleason.  Seconded by Phelps.  Motion carried.

 

New Business

1)      A motion to purchase additional memory for servers from CDW-G and installation from ACI Direct in the amount of $2191.99 was made by Campbell.  Seconded by Kelley.  Motion carried.

2)      A motion to rollover the entire amount of the short term CD to another short term CD with the best possible interest on 2/24/07 was made by Phelps.  Seconded by Kelley.  Motion carried.

 

Relevant Board Issues: 

1)      Hentz explained the public library funding problems at the State level and handed out information from the Michigan Library Association regarding this issue.

 

Call to the Public:   

1) None present

 

A motion to adjourn the meeting was made by Phelps.  Seconded by Kelley.  Motion carried.

 

The meeting adjourned at 7:45 pm.

 

 

Next meeting will be March 20, 2007 at 7:00pm.

 

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

 

Joan M. Dombrowski