Library Board Approved Minutes - May 6, 2015

DeForest Area Public Library Regular Library Board Minutes
Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at 6:00 p.m.

  1. Call to Order and Roll Call
    • Vice President Englesby called the meeting to order at 6:00 pm.
    • Present : Blount, Englesby, Gorres, Lawrence, Ziegler.
    • Absent : Borden, Van Iten.
    • Also present : Berg, Newbegin.
  2. Approval of Agenda
    • Motion to Approve as presented : Lawrence.
    • Second : Gorres.
    • Action : Approved.
  3. Approval of Regular Meeting Minutes of April 2, 2015.
    • Motion to Approve as presented : Ziegler.
    • Second : Gorres.
    • Discussion : None
    • Action : Approved.
  4. Public Presentations / Communications
    • Berg handed out the latest “What’s Happening at the Library” flyers.
  5. Approval of Bills
    • Motion to Approve the Bills : Gorres.
    • Second : Lawrence.
    • Discussion : Berg noted the bills for books, and explained there were two electric bills due to the timing of the board meetings. She also noted the charge for Newbegin to attend the MCF Nonprofit Fundraising conference May 27-29. The president of the Friends of the Library group will also attend the conference, but was given a MCF scholarship to attend.
    • Action : Approved.
  6. Reports
    1. Director's - Berg reported on the “To Kill A Mockingbird” programs at the library and the Marja Mills, author of “The Mockingbird Next Door: Life with Harper Lee” after hours event.
    2. President's - None.
    3. Village Update - TBlount noted past Windsor/DeForest joint meetings and mentioned some Village capital improvements.
  7. Old Business
    1. Update on Madison Community Foundation Challenge Grant.
      • Berg had no updates, but noted Newbegin and the president of the Friends group would be attending a grant writing workshop at the MCF Nonprofit Fundraising conference.
  8. New Business
    1. None.
  9. Future Agenda Items
    1. Election of Officers.
  10. Adjournment
    • Motion to Adjourn : Lawrence.
    • Second : Ziegler.
    • Action : Approved.

Meeting was adjourned at 6:19 p.m. The June Board Meeting will be held on Thursday, June 4th.

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