Hamburg Township Library

10411 Merrill Rd.    PO  Box 247

Hamburg, MI  48139



Hamburg Township Library Board of Trustees

July 27, 2004


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

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

Absent: Campbell and Hentz

Also present: Weber and Bree Stokanovich.



A motion to approve the agenda as presented was made by Pettigrove.  Seconded by Ford.  Motion carried.


A motion to accept the minutes as presented for the June 15, 2004 meeting was made by Kelley.   Seconded by Pettigrove.  Motion carried.


Financial Report tabled until August meeting.


A motion to accept voucher #412 for $47,348.36 as presented was made by Ford.  Seconded by Pettigrove.  Motion carried.


Librarianís Report

        286 readers are registered for Summer Reading Program.

        Exterior security glass has been installed. Exterior wood needs to be painted. 

        Furnace will be repaired between seasons. Air conditioning is working.

        Hamburg Historical Society is leasing old library to house the Hamburg Historical Museum.

        420 library surveys returned. 13 patrons responded online.

        Library received correspondence from Caleb L. H. Marker, Law Clerk, Flory & Associates, PLLC. Gleason will draft a letter, submit the draft to all Trustees and review letter with the Director, Holly Hentz, prior to mailing.  This letter should be on Library letterhead, signed by the Director and/or on behalf of all Trustees.

A motion to contact Flory & Associates, PLLC and inquire if they are aware that Caleb. L.H. Marker sent out a letter using the firmís letterhead and submit the bill for the actual expense incurred to respond to his letter was made by Gleason.  Seconded by Ford.  Motion carried.







Old Business

        The Township Irrigation System has been tabled until a later date.


New Business

        A motion to purchase 5 computers from CDW-Government, Inc not to exceed $7,600 was made by Ford.  Seconded by Kelley.  Motion carried.


Relevant Board Issues: 



Call to the Public:   

        None present


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

The meeting adjourned at 8:24 pm


Next meeting will be August 17, 2004 at 7:00pm.



Respectfully submitted,



Joan M. Dombrowski