WINNEFOX LIBRARY SYSTEM

BOARD MEETING MINUTES

November 26, 2002

 

 

The regular meeting of the Winnefox Library System Board of Trustees was called to order at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 26, 2002, in the Meeting Room at the Oshkosh Public Library by President Byron Olson. Trustees present were: Lurton Blassingame; John Brennan; Yvonne Feavel; Jackie Jurkowski; Jerry Keifenheim; Judy Malueg; Carole Marchant-Ferber; Connie Mitchler; Dorothy Nimmer; Jeff Ogle; Byron Olson; Kay Roethel; Paul Wade; Merry Whipple and Tom Widener. John Bermingham; Jo Dell’Antonia; Stephan Kaszar; James Reiland and Don Stolley were absent from the meeting.  Also present were:  John Nichols, Director of Winnefox Library System; Mark Arend, Winnefox Interim Assistant Director; Richard Bowman, Oshkosh Public Library Business Manager; Karen Boehning, WALS Coordinator and Marcy Cannon, Administrative Specialist.

 

Public comments:  none.

 

Minutes

Motion to approve the minutes of the July 31, 2002 regular Winnefox Board Meeting.  Motion: Blassingame; Second: Reiland; Vote: Unanimous.

 

Motion to approve the minutes of the September 18, 2002 Executive Board with correction of the title to “Minutes of the Executive Committee”  Motion:  Nimmer; Second:  Feavel; Vote:  Unanimous.

 

Classifications

Motion to approve the July 2002, September 2002 and October 2002 WLS Classification of Invoices Previously Paid.  Motion: Roethel; Second: Mitchler; Vote: Unanimous.

 

Motion to approve the July 2002, September 2002 and October 2002 WALS Classification of Invoices Previously Paid.  Motion: Mitchler; Second: Keifenheim; Vote: Unanimous.

 

Motion to approve the July 2002, September 2002 and October 2002 WCTS Classification of Invoices Previously Paid.  Motion: Whipple; Second: Malueg; Vote: Unanimous.

 

John Nichols gave the Report of the Director.

 

2003 County Plans - Approval

Motion to approve the 2003 County Plans.  Motion: Feavel; Second: Roethel; Vote: Unanimous.

 

Winnefox Personnel Policy/Staff Manual Changes

Motion to approve the Winnefox Personnel Policy/Staff Manual Changes as included in Exhibit A.  Motion: Reiland; Second: Feavel; Vote: Unanimous.

 

Jeff Ogle arrived at the meeting at this time.

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Proposed By-laws Changes

A motion was made to approve the By-laws changes as proposed in Exhibit B with the following change:  delete the words “be made to” from the following sentence in Section 1 of Article V:  “The at-large appointments shall be made to attempt to provide the Committee with representation from each County.”  Motion:  Roethel; Second:  Whipple.

 

Motion to amend the By-laws changes by deleting the following sentence from Section 1 of Article V:  “The at-large appointments shall attempt to provide the Committee with representation from each County.”  Motion:  Widener; Second:  Motion died due to the lack of a second.

 

Motion to amend the By-laws changes to include the change to combine the Secretary and Treasurer offices and to modify Section 1 of Article V to read as follows:  “The committee shall be comprised of the current officers and three members at-large, to be appointed by the president.”  Motion:  Wade; Second:  Malueg; Vote:  Unanimous.

 

Motion to amend the By-laws changes by adding “Request For Future Agenda Items” to Section 3 of Article IV.  Motion:  Whipple; Second:  Roethel; Vote: Unanimous.

 

Vote on the By-laws changes as amended:  Unanimous

 

2003 Calendar of Board Meetings

Motion to approve the 2003 Calendar of Board Meetings as included in Exhibit C with the amendment of moving the proposed November 19, 2003 meeting to November 25, 2003.  Motion:  Whipple; Second:  Blassingame; Vote:  Unanimous.

 

Winnefox Nominating Committee

John Nichols distributed the Nominating Committee Appointments memo. 

 

Byron Olson appointed Merry Whipple, Jo Dell’Antonia and Carole Marchant-Ferber to the nominating committee.  The committee will report to the Board at the next meeting.

 

The meeting was adjourned at 4:32 p.m. 

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

 

 

Jerry Keifenheim

Secretary

 

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