WINNEFOX LIBRARY SYSTEM

BOARD MEETING MINUTES

March 30, 2005

 

 

The regular meeting of the Winnefox Library System Board of Trustees was called to order at 4:35 p.m. on Wednesday, March 30, 2005, in the Meeting Room at the Oshkosh Public Library by Vice President Lewis Rosser. Trustees present were: Lurton Blassingame; John Brennan; Deanna Boone; Debra Clark; Jo Dell’Antonia; Bonita Dresen; Vern Hess; John Muentner; Lewis Rosser; Joyce Schoepel; Paul Wade; Merry Whipple; Tom Widener; Tom Willadsen; and Scott Woldt.  Jennifer Corbin, Bonita Dresen, Yvonne Feavel, Jackie Jurkowski, Judy Malueg, Jeff Ogle, James Reiland, and Kay Roethel were absent.  Also present were:  John Nichols, Director of Winnefox Library System; Richard Bowman, Oshkosh Public Library Business Manager; Julie Schmude, Administrative Services Coordinator; Karen Boehning, WALS Program Coordinator; Jack Fry, Director of Elisa D. Smith Public Library, Menasha; Ken Hall, Director of Fond du Lac Public Library; Stephen Proces, Director of Neenah Public Library; Christine Carroll, Co-Director of Berlin Public Library; Diane Disterhaft, Co-Director of Berlin Public Library; and Bethany Warner, Oshkosh Northwestern.

 

Public comments:  none.

 

Minutes

Motion to approve the minutes of the January 31, 2005 regular Winnefox Board Meeting.  The Minutes were changed with the inclusion that Joyce Schoepel was present at the January 31, 2005 Meeting.  Motion: Willadsen; Second: Blassingame; Vote:  Motion passed 13 – 0 with 1 abstention, Merry Whipple.

 

Classifications

Motion to approve the January 2005 and February 2005 WLS Classification of Invoices Previously Paid.  Motion: Whipple; Second: Brennan; Vote: Unanimous.

 

Motion to approve the January 2005 and February 2005 WALS Classification of Invoices Previously Paid.  Motion: Whipple; Second: Willadsen; Vote: Unanimous.

 

Motion to approve the January 2005 and February 2005 WCTS Classification of Invoices Previously Paid.  Motion: Woldt; Second: Blassingame; Vote: Unanimous.

 

John Nichols gave the Report of the Director.

 

Winnefox Library System – 2004 Annual Report

Motion to approve the Winnefox Library System 2004 Annual Report.  Motion: Blassingame; Second: Clark; Vote: Unanimous.

 

Winnefox Library System Executive Committee Update

A memo regarding the Executive Committee Appointments was distributed and the following appointments were made: 

 

 

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Executive Committee – at large:

 

Vern Hess (07) (Waushara County) – new appointee

Bonnie Dresen (07) (Marquette county) – continuing appointee

Jo Dell’Antonia (07) (Oshkosh – Resource Library) – continuing appointee

 

Executive Committee – officers:

 

Judy Maleug, President (Winnebago County)

Lewis Rosser, Vice-President (Fond du Lac County)

John Brennan, Secretary/Treasurer (Green Lake County)

 

Winnefox/OPL Director Retirement Succession Issues/Process

A list of questions was distributed regarding the Succession Process of the Winnefox/OPL Director.  Motion to create a committee of the Board to determine the best process for future model of Winnefox administration.  The Board also asked that all information regarding the process be sent out 10 days before the Board meeting. Motion: Widener; Second: Whipple; Vote: Unanimous.

 

An update was handed out by Mark Arend, Interim Assistant Director- Winnefox, regarding Legislative Issues.

 

Motion to adjourn at 5:25 pm.  Motion: Brennan; Second: Dell’Antonia; Vote: Unanimous.

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

 

 

John Brennan

Secretary

 

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