WINNEFOX LIBRARY SYSTEM

BOARD MEETING MINUTES

March 26, 2003

 

 

The regular meeting of the Winnefox Library System Board of Trustees was called to order at 4:02 p.m. on Wednesday, March 26, 2003, in the Meeting Room at the Oshkosh Public Library by President Byron Olson. Trustees present were: Lurton Blassingame; Jo Dell’Antonia; Bonita Dresen; Yvonne Feavel; Jerry Keifenheim; Dorothy Nimmer; Byron Olson; James Reiland; Lewis Rosser; Paul Wade; Merry Whipple Tom Widener and Scott Woldt.  John Brennan; Jennifer Corbin; Jackie Jurkowski; Carole Marchant-Ferber; Judy Malueg; Connie Mitchler; Jeff Ogle; Kay Roethel 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 January 29, 2003 regular Winnefox Board Meeting.  Motion: Blassingame; Second: Keifenheim; Vote: Unanimous.

 

Classifications

Motion to approve the January 2003 and February 2003 WLS Classification of Invoices Previously Paid.  Motion: Reiland; Second: Nimmer; Vote: Unanimous.

 

Motion to approve the January 2003 and February 2003 WALS Classification of Invoices Previously Paid.  Motion: Reiland; Second: Whipple; Vote: Unanimous.

 

Motion to approve the January 2003 and February 2003 WCTS Classification of Invoices Previously Paid.  Motion: Feavel; Second: Keifenheim; Vote: Unanimous.

 

John Nichols gave the Report of the Director.

 

Winnefox Library System Annual Report

Motion to approve the Winnefox Library System Annual Report.  Motion:  Whipple; Second: Feavel; Vote:  Unanimous.

 

Winnefox Cooperative Technical Services (WCTS) Revised Agreement

Motion to approve the draft Winnefox Cooperative Technical Services Revised Agreement.  Motion:  Reiland; Second: Whipple; Vote:  Unanimous.

 

Winnefox Staff Manual Proposed Revisions

Motion to approve the Winnefox Staff Manual Revisions.  Motion:  Reiland; Second: Keifenheim.  After a good discussion of a number of suggested changes, it was felt time should be allowed to incorporate suggested changes into a draft document so the Board could act on them.

 

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Motion to table approval of the Winnefox Staff Manual Revisions until the next meeting.  Motion:  Whipple; Second:  Dell’Antonia; Vote:  9 in favor, 4 opposed – motion carried.

 

2003 WALS Budget - Revision

Motion to approve the 2003 WALS Budget Revision.  Motion: Rosser; Second: Nimmer; Vote: Unanimous.

 

2004 WALS Associates Fees

Motion to approve the 2004 WALS Associates Fees.  Motion: Reiland; Second: Rosser; Vote: Unanimous.

 

2003 Winnefox LSTA Grants/Budget Revision

Motion to accept the 2003/4 LSTA Grants Awards.  Motion: Whipple; Second: Dell’Antonia; Vote: Unanimous.

 

Resolution of Congratulations On The Berlin Public Library Centennial

Motion to approve the Resolution of Congratulations On The Berlin Public Library Centennial.  Motion:  Wade;  Second:  Dell’Antonia; Vote:  Unanimous.

 

Resolution In Support Of Free Public Library Services

Motion to approve the Resolution In Support Of Free Public Library Services with the following amendment:  In paragraph 7, strike the words “encourages resistance to” and add the word “opposes”.  Motion:  Feavel; Second:  Wade; Vote:  Unanimous.

 

Legislative Issues – Status Report

Members reviewed the Legislation and Budget Summary, the Historical Trends For Public Library System Aid and the Effect of the Governor’s Budget Proposal. 

 

Bonnie Dresen was welcomed as a new board member.

 

Mark Arend announced that the 2003 WAPL Spring Conference will be May 7, 8 & 9, 2003. 

 

The meeting was adjourned at 4:51 p.m. 

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

 

 

Jerry Keifenheim

Secretary

 

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