Cordova District Library

Minutes of the Regular Meeting

Of the Board of Trustees

January 12, 2017          



The meeting was called to order at 7:30 a.m. by Debra Hart, Vice President.   Some board members may be attending electronically. 


Trustees in attendance:  Debra Deines, Debra Hart, Karen Lonergan, and Audrey Roman.

Absent: Merredith Peterson, Regina Skipper, and Cheryl Lennox/Head Librarian were absent.

Sue Hebel/Library Director was in attendance. 

No public present.


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


Special Meeting Minutes:  Karen Lonergan made Audrey Roman seconded motion to accept as presented 


SECRETARYíS REPORT:  Deb Deines read a thank you from Mike Johnson for his Christmas bonus.   




TREASURERíS REPORT:  Karen Lonergan presented the financials for the month.  Deb Deines made a motion to accept the Treasurerís report and pay the bills.    Audrey Roman 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:   Sue will be attending a Thank You Dinner at the Montgomery Club in Chicago.  This is for all the help the Cordova Library did to help keep the plant open.


Sue is supposed to be on vacation January 23-27 but is having some minor health issue and may not be able to go on vacation.


LIBRARIANíS REPORT:   The monthly stats were handed out.  Facebook and web hits have been very good. 




FINANCE:   no report


Financial Strategic Plan: No report


PERSONNEL:  no report


Personnel Strategic Plan:   No report   


POLICY:  no report


Policy Strategic Plan:  No report



Cheryl Lennox and Sue Hebel have been working on the circulation desk remodel Sue and Cheryl did a workshop on how patrons would use seating in the library and also discussed how to furnish the library.  Sue handed out paperwork that showed the treadmill, some of the furnishings, and the bid for taking out the circulation desk.  There is no bid from the electrician.  He needs to see what it looks like after the desk has been removed.


Building & Ground Strategic Plan:  No report





Two computers were taken off the public bank because of low use.  Sue purchased Windows 10 and Office Professional 2016 from Tech Soup. 


Technology Strategic Plan:  No report





Mark Barnes is a library user and Sue will ask him about being a board member.




The next meeting will be on Thursday February 9, 2017 at 7:30 am.  



A motion was made by Deb Deines and seconded by Karen Lonergan to adjourn the meeting.   Motion carried.  The meeting was adjourned at 8:30 am.



Submitted by,

Sue Hebel