November 15, 2007 | cpl_admin
November 15, 2007
The meeting was called to order by the Chairman, James Fausone, at 7:30 p.m.
Present: J. Fausone, J. Gillig, G. Snow, C. Van Auken, C. Young, N. Williams
Also Present: J. Tabor, S. Rzetelny, L. Papa
CALL TO AUDIENCE
No Comments (A. Heidemann, Bob Armbruster)
APPROVAL OF AGENDA
The agenda was approved with additions.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
The minutes of the October 18th meeting were approved as submitted.
Metro Net is being sued by IOC - Metro Net's attorney Garrett & Bashan was consulted prior to the separation and is confident about the case, however, legal fees will be incurred.
Jim Gillig will speak at the dedication ceremony of the sculpture in memory of John Schwartz. The date is set: Friday, December 7th at 3:00 p.m.
The Museum Adventure Passes are now available. Almost all libraries are participating in this popular program.
After review of Jungle Java's P & L, it was suggested Jean contact Denise Mehl and Laurel Hess to review status of the café.
REPORT OF THE LIBRARY DIRECTOR
Debra Green, Fred C. Fischer Library/Belleville advised Jean that discussion is now being held regarding formation of a district library with the subject on the November ballot in Sumpter, Van Buren and Belleville. It seems our borrowing restrictions on these communities may ultimately result in better services for their residents.
Leo Papa gave a demonstration of the proposed on line bookstore. The Friends are interested in hosting it. The board suggests forming a committee to contact other participating libraries to see how their programs are working and also to set competitive pricing. J. Fausone will review the contact prior to signing. Proceeds will go to the endowment fund.
The nominating committee brings forth the following nominations for 2008 Officers:
Chairman - J. Gillig
Vice Chairperson - C. Van Auken
Secretary/Treasurer - N. Williams
Discussion and voting will take place at the December 13th meeting.
Authorization to Execute Severance Agreement
G. Snow moved and C. Van Auken supported the motion to authorize J. Fausone to execute the severance agreement with Eva Davis.
11/07-15-1 The motion passed unanimously
CALL TO AUDIENCE
Meeting was adjourned at 8:11 p.m.
James Gillig - Secretary-Treasurer