Blue Earth Community Library
Library Board Minutes
September 14. 2009
Members present: Ann Ekse, Wilma Bittinger, John Huisman, Kathleen Benz, and director Eva Gaydon. Also present was Dale Zalenka, executive director of Traverse de Sioux
Members Absent: Amalia Olson, Lennie Clement
Meeting called to order at 4:10 p.m. by President John Huisman
Approval of the June Minutes was postponed.
The motion was made by Wilma Bittinger and seconded by K. Benz to approve the payment of March bills.
The director’s report was distributed. There will be a major upgrade to the automation system on Monday, Sept. 28. There will be some changes to the patron catalog, but no major problems are anticipated.
There was no old business.
The 2010 budget was reviewed. There is a cost of living increase of 3%. The basement will need to be included under capital expenditures, also a new sign for the outside of the Library. The director of the library needs a new computer.
The motion was made by Ann Ekse ands seconded by Wilma Bittinger to adjourn. Carried unanimously and the meeting was adjourned at 4:45 p.m.
Ann Ekse, Secretary