Blue Earth Community Library

Library Board Minutes

February 9, 2009

4:15 p.m.


Members present: Ann Ekse, Wilma Bittinger, John Huisman Lennie Clement, and director Eva Gaydon.


Members Absent:  Amalia Olson, Kathleen Benz



Meeting called to order at 4:20 p.m. by Eva Gaydon, Chairman Pro Tem



Old Business: 

There was no old business.


New Business:


The 2009 budget was discussed, with various options for cutting expenditures. John Huisman moved to accept the proposed budget cuts, with Wilma Bittinger seconding. The motion was approved unanimously.



The slate of officers for the upcoming year was discussed.  John Huisman was elected president of the board, Lennie Clement vice-president, and Ann Ekse as secretary.





The adult reading program was discussed briefly, which is Read a Foreign Author.


Plans upcoming for the teen sector of the population were also discussed, with some type of community service component involved.


Respectfully submitted,

Ann Ekse, Secretary