Board of Trustees Meeting
March 18, 2008
Rebecca Dickerson, Teresa Myott, John Aune, Jon Kehne,
Kristie Kirkpatrick, Clancy Pool and Peggy Bryan.
Myott, board vice-chair, called the meeting to order at 5:15
p.m. following a tour of the St. John Library project.
Teresa asked for additions or modifications to the agenda.
There were none.
The minutes of the previous meeting were reviewed.
Becky Dickerson made a motion to accept the minutes and
Jon Kehne seconded. The
Peggy reviewed the Financial Reports; Budget,
Account Balances Reports and March vouchers #9087-9147 totaling
members signed to authorize payment.
Clancy reviewed circulation reports for March.
She reported databases with high usage were Ancestry,
Heritage Quest, E-Library and Grolier. The circulation statistics showed an increase of 616
noted that Endicott, LaCrosse, Oakesdale, Rosalia and Colfax had
increases in their circulation.
reported on the progress with the Headquarters building
upgrades. The USDA
pre-application along with additional information was submitted.
After a discussion with USDA, we will place the
application on hold for a time until the probate of the Kathy
Schluneger Estate. We will continue to fund raise and will also submit an updated
reported that the Capital Budget request of $115,000 was
approved by the House of Representatives and the Senate.
This supplemental construction budget now goes to the
governor for consideration.
reviewed recent donations to the building renovation project,
Cougar Drawing, Kathy Schluneger, Elizabeth Gordon and other
recent memorials. Kristie
shared ideas for renovations to the children’s room suggested
by family members of Hayden Klaveano.
She & Peggy will meet with the architect and to
discuss these ideas.
Peggy presented an updated list of the Friends of
the Library with 7 new members.
Kristie shared recent articles in the
Community Current and North Palouse Journal featuring the
library. She noted
that all branches recently received digital cameras and many
Branch pictures are now in local newspapers.
next meeting will follow the Friends of WCL Appreciation
Luncheon on April 22.
Board members should plan to attend the luncheon from
12-1 and the board meeting from 1:00-1:15.
With no further business the meeting was adjourned
Bryan, Recording Secretary
Kirkpatrick, Library Director
Miller, Board Chair
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