Cordova District Library

Minutes of the Regular Meeting

Of the Board of Trustees

June 9, 2015    

 

The meeting was called to order at 4:35 pm by Merredith Peterson, President.   Some board members may be attending electronically. 

 

Oath of Office for Audrey Roman, incoming board member was executed by Deb Deines, secretary.

 

Trustees in attendance:  Debra Deines, Debra Hart, Byron Kurkowski, Karen Lonergan, Merredith Peterson, Audrey Roman, and Bruce Wood.  Sue Hebel/Library Director and Cheryl Lennox/Head Librarian were in attendance. 

 

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

 

SECRETARY’S REPORT:   Deb Deines read a thank you note from Traci Stratton for flowers for her father’s funeral.

 

PRESIDENT’S REPORT:   no report

  

TREASURER’S REPORT:  no report – when available reports will be in Trustee mailboxes for review

     

DIRECTOR’S REPORT:   Sue Hebel reported:

·         Sue will be on vacation next week, returning on June 23, 2015

·         MSA Engineering looked at the potential parking plan for the south side of the library.  Issues include water runoff and a substantial retaining wall.  The existing wall would need to be redone with stairs.  A rough estimate for the work is $65-75,000 for approximately 10 parking spots.  This doesn’t include a survey for $700.00 -$1000.00 and the cost of the bid for $1500.00 – $2500.00.  A motion was made by Deb Deines and seconded by Karen Lonergan to table the discussion until after the pending Exelon decision. Motion carried.

 

LIBRARIAN’S REPORT:   Cheryl Lennox reported:

·         Statistics for the month of May were distributed and discussed.

 

REPORTS:

 

FINANCE:   No report

Financial Strategic Plan: No report

 

PERSONNEL:    No report

Personnel Strategic Plan:   No report   

 

POLICY:  No report

Policy Strategic Plan:  No report

                                   

BUILDINGS & GROUNDS: 

The bid from Findley Pest Control is $35.00 per month.  This is the same as our current contract with Plunkett.

 

Building & Ground Strategic Plan:  No report

 

TECHNOLOGY:  No report

Technology Strategic Plan:  No report

 

UNFINISHED BUSINESS: none

 

NEW BUSINESS:

 

A motion was made by Bruce Wood and seconded by Deb Deines to keep the Non Resident Fee at 65.00.  Motion passed. Roll Call vote:

Byron Kurkowski            yes

Deb Deines                    yes

Audrey Roman               yes

Bruce Wood                   yes

Deb Hart                       yes

Karen Lonergan             yes

 

A motion was made by Karen Lonergan and seconded by Byron Kurkowski to accept the amended Meeting Date Ordinance.  Motion passed. Roll Call vote:

Byron Kurkowski            yes

Deb Deines                    yes

Audrey Roman               yes

Bruce Wood                   yes

Deb Hart                       yes

Karen Lonergan             yes

 

A motion was made by Debra Hart and seconded by Karen Lonergan to accept Prevailing Wage Ordinance.  Motion passed.  Roll Call vote:

Byron Kurkowski            yes

Deb Deines                    yes

Audrey Roman               yes

Bruce Wood                   no

Deb Hart                       yes

Karen Lonergan             yes

 

Election of Officers for 2015-2016

 

President – Merredith Peterson as nominated by Bruce Wood

Vice President – Deb Hart as nominated by Merredith Peterson

Secretary – Deb Deines as nominated by Byron Kurkowski

Treasurer – Byron Kurkowski as nominated by Deb Deines

 

 

OTHER:  

The next meeting will be on Tuesday, July 14, 2015 at 4:30 pm.   

 

ADJOURN:  The meeting adjourned at 5:10 pm.

 

 

Respectfully Submitted,

 

Cheryl Lennox