Blue Earth Community Library
Library Board Minutes
Members present: Ann Ekse,Kay Nemanic,,John Huisman Lennie Clement, and director Eva Gaydon.
Members Absent: Amalia Olson, Kathleen Benz,Wilma Bittinger
Also present: Dena Schmitgen, District 1 representative of the Faribault County Library Board, and K. Bailey, City Administrator.
Meeting called to order at 4:20 p.m. by John Huisman, president.
There was no old business.
The contract with the County Library Board was presented and discussed. The motion to approve the contract was made by L. Clement and seconded by A. Ekse.
Our copier is being repaired at this time, but a different model is being considered. This would be a leased copier with a maintenance agreement. More information will be forthcoming at the March meeting.
A TV will be purchased using around $500.00 from our donation funds. The motion to purchase was made by A. Ekse and seconded by L. Clement.
The director needs a new computer. The funds for this are to be taken out of the supplies budget. The cost would be around $600.00. A motion was made by Lennie Clement and seconded by Ann Ekse to approve the purchase.
A motion was made by Lennie Clement and Seconded by Kay Nemanic to approve the bills.
The director’s report was presented: Telecommunications line upgrade to dedicated T1
Our new board member is Kay Nemanic
Faribault County Library Service database cleanup, telecommunications line, patrons
Make a Splash summer reading program kickoff February 12.
Great Decisions discussions and speakers with Community Education
The motion was made and seconded, carried unamimously to adjourn the meeting at 5:05 pm.
Ann Ekse, Secretary