Hopkins District Library

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January 10th Minutes

Hopkins District Library Board Meeting

January 10, 2017

 

Call to Order - Karon Dunifin, President at 7:30 p.m.

 

Roll Call Present - Morgan Coon, Karen Dunifin, Lynn Francis, Mimi Gabriel,

Amy Germain, Sandy Morris, Traci Rhoades and Barb Wrobleski

 

Absent - Natalie Bazen

 

Approval of Agenda - Traci made a motion to accept and Mimi seconded.

 

Approval of Minutes - Mimi made a motion and Sandy seconded.

 

Treasurer’s Report - Motion made by Lynn to approve the 2017 budget and Traci seconded.

 

Correspondence - none

 

Public Comment - none

 

Director’s Report -

 

Programs -

 

Publicity - Up to 642 likes on Facebook, planning additional advertising on Facebook, Allegan County Community Foundation quarterly news is out, advertisement is still up at the Regent Theater, January-February newsletter

 

Meetings, workshops, etc - Advisory and Board Meeting for LLC, ALA conference in Jan/Feb

 

Building Issues - The doors have been replaced and outside lights fixed.  Natalie is ordering the carpet and it will be installed at a later day with the help of volunteers.  She is also checking with tech people for 2 laptops.  

 

Budget Issues - None, 2016 final budget amendments

 

Library Closings - weather, holidays

 

Volunteers - donated books still coming in, program ideas

 

Lakeland, State other library news -

 

Patron comments and suggestions - donations for the library and for the library cat, continued book suggestions and programing suggestions.  

 

Other - LoC books

 

Old Business -

 

New Business - It was requested that the minutes be emailed to the board before the meeting.  

 

Board member terms:

 

Monterey Township:

Morgan Coon (member) appointment - new member  

Karon Dunifin (president) appointed until 2018

Hopkins School District:

Amy Germain (member) appointment - new member

Barbara Wrobleski (member) appointment until 2018

Hopkins Township:

Sandra Morris (member) appointment expired 2019

Traci Rhodes (member) appointment until 2018

Hopkins Village:

Mimi Gabriel (treasurer) appointment until 2018

Lynn Francis (secretary) appointment expired 2019

 

Public Comment - none

 

Adjournment - Sandy made a motion to adjourn and Amy seconded the motion at 8:00 p.m.

 

Next meeting February 14, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.




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