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Hopkins District Library

October 23 Minutes

Hopkins District Library Board Special Meeting Minutes

October 23, 2013

Present: Suzanne Antvelink , Natalie Bazan, Karon Dunifin, Anita Kerber, David Klink, Chris Navis, Barbara Wrobleski

Absent: Lynn Francis, Mimi Gabriel

1. Meeting was called to order at 7:00 PM.

2. Roll Call.

3. New Business

* Discussed Natalie’s offer from Dorr Library to become their Library Director.

o Dorr is asking for 25 hours per week.

o Natalie currently works 36 hours per week at Hopkins District Library.

o Natalie will continue to work 2 twelve-hour days, Monday and Wednesday at HDL.

o Natalie will work 2 twelve-hour days, either Tuesday or Thursday and Friday at Dorr.

o The day not dedicated to either library (Tuesday or Thursday) will continue to be used for fulfilling Lakeland Library Co-op and other external, library related business.

o Discussed Natalie’s ability to continue with the same level of service for HDL.

o Discussed benefits of being able to plan events with shared expense.

o Discussed benefit of being able to apply for additional grants in cooperation with Dorr.

* Motion was made by Suzanne to allow dual employment for Natalie between Dorr and HDL as discussed. Motion was seconded by Anita. Board approved motion unanimously.

4. Public comment

· None.

5. Meeting was adjourned at 8:00 PM.

Next meeting scheduled for Tuesday, November 12th at 7:00 PM.

Respectfully submitted,

Dave Klink