LaGrange County Public Library
February 20, 2014 5:30 p.m.
203 W. Spring St. LaGrange, IN 46761
Martin Franke Bob Shanahan Sue Pipher Susan Burger
Jody Blake Diane Cameron Diana Randall
Abby Correll-Harris Kitty Helmkamp Amanda Wisler Jayne Merriman
Martin called the meeting to order at 5:30 p.m. There were no additions or corrections to the agenda.
Sue P. moved to approve the library minutes of January 23, 2014 as written. Susan B. seconded. Motion carried unanimously.
Director’s Report: Diana reviewed her report for the board noting she has submitted library repair bills from Pranger to Hanover Insurance agency. She also submitted the Annual Library Report; Other Post-Employment Benefits Report to DLGF and 100R Report to DLGF. A new windshield was installed on the bookmobile. Reported she and the staff have been preparing for the summer reading club. The theme is Fizz, Boom, Read. Diana noted Fund balances for December 2013 after transfers, along with fund balances for January 2014 are in the board packet tonight.
Discussion followed on establishing dates and time for the following committees of the board to meet. Policy committee, Martin, Diane and Jody will meet Tuesday March 11th at 5:30 p.m.
Personnel committee, Bob, Sue P. and Susan B. was tabled
Facilities committee Jerry, Bob and Diane will meet Monday March 3rd at 5:30 p.m. Diana, Abby, Jerry and Bob will meet with Cory for the HVAC software training in April. Diana is checking with Cory to see if she is available April 8, 14 and the 23.
The next Library Board meeting will be Thursday March 20, 2014 at the Topeka Branch Library.
Claims: Sue P. moved to pay the claims for January 2014, #1-68, in the amount of $71,308.62. Diane seconded. Motion carried unanimously
Facilities Report: Martin stated the library is still having issues with water and ice coming into the library. These issues are still being addressed
There was no policy committee report, nor correspondence to the Board.
New business: Bob stated he wished to reinforce the fact the Board hired the director to run the library as she sees fit and has the support of the board. Martin and Sue P seconded the remark.
Jody moved to adjourn. Sue P. seconded. Motion carried unanimously.