Hamburg Township Library
Hamburg, MI 48139
Hamburg Township Library Board of Trustees
January 20, 2004
Meeting called to order at 7:00pm in the Library Community Room A.
Members present: Eibler, Campbell, Ford, Gleason, Kelley and Pettigrove.
Also present: Hentz and Weber
A motion to approve the agenda as presented was made by Pettigrove. Seconded by Campbell. Motion carried.
A motion to accept the minutes as presented for the December 9, 2003 meeting was made Kelley. Seconded by Pettigrove. Motion carried.
A motion to approve the November 2003 financial statement as presented was made by Campbell. Seconded by Kelley. Motion carried.
A motion to approve the December 2003 financial statement as presented was made by Campbell. Seconded by Pettigrove. Motion carried.
A motion to accept library voucher #406 as presented for $34,221.92 was made by Campbell. Seconded by Pettigrove. Motion carried.
∑ Hentz distributed the list of up-coming programs through February.
∑ Food for Thought food drive was a 182% increase. Actual weight of donated food was 1,247 pounds.
∑ 3M sent representative for two day training for Bree and Laura on hand-held inventory device.
∑ Murphy Exterminating was contracted with for rodent and other pest control for a 7 month period.
∑ Marketing items (rubber ducks, kazoos and mugs) purchased for participants in library programs.
∑ Board discussed services offered by security companies. Hentz requested installation of a panic button at the front desk and monitoring of the installed fire system. Board directed Hentz to secure an itemized price list for these services.
∑ No work done on the parking lot spillways. Will be done in spring.
∑ Board members gave their comments on upcoming library survey. Weber will incorporate same and present at next meeting. Mailing will be to 7200 residences with an estimated printing cost of $5,000 (postage to be determined).
∑ Weber explained the reason for delays with summer newsletter. Suggested that letter be written to post office expressing dissatisfaction with postal handling of these newsletters.
∑ A motion to maintain the current Saturday hours until further notice was made by Campbell. Seconded by Kelley. Motion carried.
∑ Board members will review the changes in the policy manual. They will be voted on in the February meeting.
∑ Weber presented a 6 month budget review.
∑ The 2 year sewer meter is up on 3/13/04.
∑ Hentz distributed an information sheet for board membersí requirements for the í04 election.
Relevant Board Issues: None
Call to the Public: None present
A motion to adjourn the meeting was made by Pettigrove. Seconded by Kelley. Motion carried. The meeting adjourned at 8:52pm.
Next meeting will be February 17, 2004 at 7:00pm.
Joan M. Dombrowski