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Roodhouse Public LIbrary Board Meeting

Roodhouse Public Library

Regular Board Meeting


The meeting was called to order by President Sharon Sitton at 5:30 P.M.In addition to Sitton those trustees present were Mike Harper, Bruce Vortman,  Carolyn Camp, Jeanne Bettis and librarian, Beth Harp-Huffines. absent  Leslie Dossett, Elaine Bugos, and David Mead.

Secretary's Report:

The July meeting minutes were read &  approved on a motion by Bettis, second by Harper.

Staff Report:Ms. Huffines gave the following report:

A. The computers at the circulation desk are going to be replaced using donated (1,500) money. We have purchased software from Tech Soup at a discounted rate. Joe Clark will be doing the installation of the computers.

B. E-rate has been approved and all problems have been resolved.

C. I would like to have an Adult Coloring Contest.

D. There will be no Pumpkin Fest this year.

 Financial Report:  Treasure Mike Harper presented the financial report and Approval of Expenditures. Motion by Burrus, second by Camp to accept the report as presented. Unanimously approved, final action.

An informative note was made by Mike, the first tax check from the county has been received and it is lower than last years.He questioned if we received the increase that the city was going to ask for.

Reports of Committees:

Finance : No report.

Building and Grounds:Lights in the entry way ramp are not working. Mr. Shewmaker replaced lights in July 2014.Ms. Huffines will call him to come look at them.

 OTHER: Greene Co. Days Book Sale will be held on Saturday, Sept. 12. Those willing to help should be at the library by 8 AM sale will end at Noon.

Unfinished Business: 

New Business: Beth should call Mr Shemaker about the front lights. She should also inquire at City Hall ( Suzanne) about the tax increase. It was decided to have the coloring contest.

Public or Audience comments:

Adjourn:  On a motion by Bettis, second by Harper it was unanimously resolved to adjourn the meeting at 6:15 PM. Final action.

Respectfully submitted,

Beth Huffines, Librarian