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Hopkins District Library

Jan 8 Minutes

Hopkins District Library Board Meeting Minutes

January 8, 2019 following the annual meeting

Call to Order -  7:09 by Karon Dunifin

Roll Call - Present - Sandy Morris ,Morgan Coon, Amy Germain, Karon Dunifin, Zak Smit, Elyshia Shafer, Mimi Gabriel, Eric Alberda and Barb Wrobleski.

   Absent -  none

Approval of Agenda -  motion made by Karon Dunifin, supported by Eric Alberda. all ayes

Approval of Minutes -  Mimi Gabriel made motion and Karon Dunifin seconded. All ayes.

Treasurer’s Report - Financial Reports from Dec (Pages 6-7) Sandy’s report (Dec 2018 - Pages ) - motion made by Amy Germain , seconded by Karon Dunifin. All ayes

Correspondence -  none

Public Comment - none

Director’s Report  - Pages (8-12)

Programs –  New round starts early will begin in March.

Statistics -  Computer usage was a little lower in December. Possibly holiday related.

Meetings, workshops, etc - Advisory Council meeting (Jan 10), RB Digital Webinar (Jan 3 and 17)

Building Items - New Furniture purchased. Delivered January 7th

Budget Items - State Aid report, Final Budget Review 2018 (Pages 11-13), Quickbooks Online

Library Closings – Christmas Eve and Day (Dec 24 & 25); New Years Eve and Day (Dec 31 & Jan 1).

Volunteers -  Megan

Lakeland, State other library news -

Old Business --

  1. Director’s Evaluation -  see attachment.
  2. Strategic Planning Update - replacement of chairs, bathroom floor, backsplash behind sink. Grant Writing.

New Business – Made Motion by Karon, seconded by Mimi. All ayes.  To do a book give away/ Random drawing in March up to 30.00 Adult /teen /childrens books. Must come in library and present Library card to place your choice in drawing.

Public Comment- none

Adjournment  - 8:00pm Made motion by Mimi Gabriel and seconded by Eric Alberda. All ayes

Next Meeting Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at 7pm