Cordova District Library

Minutes of the Regular Meeting

Of the Board of Trustees

January 13, 2015



The meeting was called to order at 4:33 pm by Debra Hart.   Some board members may be attending electronically. 

Trustees in attendance:  Debra Deines, Debra Hart, Byron Kurkowski, Karen Lonergan, and Bruce Wood. Absent: Merredith Peterson

Sue Hebel/Library Director and Cheryl Lennox/Head Librarian were in attendance. 


The minutes from the previous meeting were presented.  Karen Lonergan made a motion to accept the minutes as read and was seconded by Deb Deines.   Motion carried.


The minutes from the Special Meeting were presented.  Byron Kurkowski made a motion to accept the minutes as read and was seconded by Bruce Wood.  Motion carried.




SECRETARYíS REPORT:   Deb Deines read a thank you note from Cheryl Lennox.


TREASURERíS REPORT:  Byron Kurkowski presented the financials for the month.   Karen Lonergan made a motion to accept the Treasurerís report and pay the bills.  Deb Deines seconded.  Motion carried.


            BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the payments made by the District, under the signatures of the President, Treasurer, or Director, as detailed in the Financial Report presented and approved as necessary to meet the obligations of the District in timely manner.


DIRECTORíS REPORT:   Sue Hebel reported:

         She will be on vacation January 19th Ė January 28th.

         A letter was received from the Secretary of State awarding the Cordova Library a $1275.00 per capital grant.

         The building appraisal, completed by Oakwood Appraisal Company, was delivered.  It states that the Fair Market Value of the library is $240,000.  It would cost $1,000,000.00 to replace the building.  Bruce Wood suggests that the Library Board needs to be more aggressive with figuring out additional parking.



LIBRARIANíS REPORT:   Cheryl Lennox reported:

         The January/February newsletter was mailed out on Friday (the 9th)

         December circulation statistics were distributed.  Note:  the eRead number is January Ė December 2014.

         The March 2015 calendar was distributed and discussed.






A motion to approve the updated Treasurerís Resolution was made by Bruce Wood and seconded by Byron Kurkowski.  Motion carried.


Financial Strategic Plan: No report


PERSONNEL:    No report

Personnel Strategic Plan:   No report   



         Karen Lonergan made a motion to approve the New Patron Registration Form.  Byron Kurkowski seconded.  Motion carried.

         The Meeting Room Policy will be presented at the February meeting.


Policy Strategic Plan:  No report



Sue Hebel reported that Tri City has contacted her regarding the parking lot lights.  They are in and will be installed when the weather warms.


Building & Ground Strategic Plan:  No report


TECHNOLOGY:  No report

Technology Strategic Plan:  No report



Karen Lonergan suggested that a hand rail be installed on the sidewalk in memory of Gene Krukow.  Deb Deines will check with her husband to see if he can do the work.





The next meeting will be on Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at 4:30 pm.   



A motion was made by Deb Deines and seconded by Karen Lonergan to adjourn the meeting.   Motion carried.  The meeting was adjourned at 5:15 pm.



Respectfully Submitted,


Cheryl Lennox