Library Board Approved Minutes - March 5, 2015

DeForest Area Public Library Regular Library Board Minutes
Thursday, March 5, 2015 at 6:00 p.m.

  1. Call to Order and Roll Call
    • President Van Iten called the meeting to order at 6:00 pm.
    • Present : Blount, Borden, Englesby, Gorres, Lawrence, Van Iten, Ziegler.
    • Also present : Berg, Newbegin.
  2. Approval of Agenda
    • Motion to Approve as presented : Englesby.
    • Second : Lawrence.
    • Action : Approved.
  3. Approval of Regular Meeting Minutes of February 8, 2015.
    • Motion to Approve as presented : Englesby.
    • Second : Gorres.
    • Discussion : None
    • Action : Approved.
  4. Public Presentations / Communications
    • None.
  5. Approval of Bills
    • Motion to Approve the Bills : Gorres.
    • Second : Blount.
    • Discussion : Berg noted the book orders and the professional dues, and discussed the space heater purchases.
    • Action : Approved.
  6. Reports
    1. Director's - Berg reported on the staff party. She noted she is almost done weeding the adult fiction collection. Berg also noted the Dane County Librarians meeting will be held here next week, and the All Director’s meeting here the following week. She discussed how Dane County libraries have had a presence at the Quilt Fair held at the Quilt expos held in Madison, and most recently also at the Garden Expo in Madison.
    2. President's - None.
    3. Village Update - Trustee Blount reported the Norske Nook plans to open in DeForest later this year.
  7. Old Business
    1. Discussion of Endowment Campaign and possible approval of agreement.
      • Motion to approve the agreement : Englesby.
      • Second : Lawrence.
      • Discussion : Berg noted she will be meeting with Tom Linfield from MCF to discuss challenge grants and will share the information at the April board meeting.
      • Action : Approved.
    2. Discussion of the annual report for the Division of Libraries and Technology.
      • The finalized annual report with numbers approved by SCLS was passed out. Berg discussed the program reporting changes in the annual report. Van Iten stated she was happy with the annual report statement Berg wrote concerning SCLS. Berg also discussed cross county numbers for reimbursement.
  8. New Business
    1. None.
  9. Future Agenda Items
    1. None.
  10. Adjournment
    • Motion to Adjourn : Englesby.
    • Second : Gorres.
    • Action : Approved.

Meeting was adjourned at 6:30 p.m.

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