Blue Earth Community Library

Library Board Minutes

March 14, 2005

Members Present:  Linda Willette, Vernice Mensing, Andy Blum, Julie Perrizo, Gail Pearson, Wilthea Eckhardt, City Council liaison Dick Maher and Director Eva Gaydon

Members excused: Lennie Clement


Meeting called to order at 4:00 pm by Linda Willette


Motion to approve bills by Vernice Mensing seconded by Gail Pearson. Motion approved.

Motion to approve February minutes by Andy Blum seconded by Julie Perizzo.  Motion Approved

Director Report

Step Inc. was awarded the janitorial bid for the library and the fire hall.  MN trustee orientation is March 17 from 9-10am at the Traverse des Sioux office.


Old Business

Reviewed new copier bids from three different vendors. Motion made by Julie Perrizo to purchase the refurbished copier from Metro Sales.  Seconded by Andy Blum.  Motion approved

Reviewed the Sirsi timeline for implementation of new automation system. Eva gave an accessibility grant update.


New Business

Received Faribault county reimbursement form.  The Library received a $19.00 increase from the county. Read Cheri Nesheim’s letter of resignation.   Discussion of the old computers, Eva will evaluate them to see which ones will be sold and which will be recycled.  Friends of the library workshop will be March 23rd in St. Cloud.


Meeting adjourned at 5:00 pm

Respectfully submitted by Eva Gaydon