WINNEFOX LIBRARY SYSTEM

BOARD MEETING MINUTES

September 28, 2005

 

 

The regular meeting of the Winnefox Library System Board of Trustees was called to order at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, September 28, 2005, in the Meeting Room at the Oshkosh Public Library by President Judy Malueg. Trustees present were: Lurton Blassingame, John Brennan, Debra Clark, Jo Dell’Antonia, Bonita Dresen, Yvonne Feavel, Peter Gratton, Vern Hess, Judy Malueg, John Muentner, Jeff Ogle, Mary Olson, James Reiland, Kay Roethel, Lewis Rosser, Joyce Schoepel, Paul Wade, Merry Whipple, Tom Widener, Tom Willadsen and Scott Woldt.  Jennifer Corbin and Jackie Jurkowski were absent.  Also present were:  John Nichols, Director of Winnefox Library System; Mark Arend, Assistant Director of Winnefox Library System; Richard Bowman, Oshkosh Public Library Business Manager; Julie Schmude, Administrative Services Coordinator; Karen Boehning, WALS Program Coordinator; Ken Hall, Director of Fond du Lac Public Library; Stephen Proces, Director of Neenah Public Library; and Tasha Saecker, Director of Caestecker Public Library, Green Lake.

 

Public comments:  none.

 

It was announced that John Nichols has been selected by the Wisconsin Library Association as the 2005 Librarian of the year.  There will be a bus to LaCrosse on Wednesday, October 26 for the awards banquet.

 

Minutes

Motion to approve the minutes of the July 27, 2005 regular Winnefox Board Meeting.  Motion: Whipple; Second: Blassingame; Vote: Unanimous.

 

No action was taken on the August 4 & 11 OPL/WLS Executive Director Search & Screen Committee Meeting minutes since they had already been approved. 

 

Motion to approve the minutes of the August 25, 2005 OPL/WLS Executive Director Search & Screen Committee Meeting.  Motion:  Dell’Antonia; Second:  Willadsen; Vote:  Unanimous.

 

Classifications

Motion to approve the July 2005 and August 2005 WLS Classification of Invoices Previously Paid.  Motion: Roethel; Second: Dresen; Vote: Unanimous.

 

Motion to approve the July 2005 and August 2005 WALS Classification of Invoices Previously Paid.  Motion: Reiland; Second: Muentner; Vote: Unanimous.

 

 

Motion to approve the July 2005 and August 2005 WCTS Classification of Invoices Previously Paid.  Motion: Rosser; Second: Dell’Antonia; Vote: Unanimous.

 

Report of Special Committees

The Search & Screen Committee reported that 17 applications for the OPL/WLS Director have been received and 6 of those applicants have been chosen for interview.  Interviews are expected to take place in October and November.

 

The Board discussed the relationship of the Winnefox Assistant Director’s position to the Director and to the Board. 

 

Resolution of Non Reciprocal Payments was discussed by the Board.

 

Purchase of Electric Paper Cutter for Print Shop

Motion to approve purchase of an electric paper cutter.  Motion:  Wade; Second:  Blassingame; Vote:  Unanimous.

 

John Nichols gave the Report of the Director

 

2006 Resource Library Agreement

Motion to approve the 2006 Resource Library Agreement as contained in Exhibit B.   Motion: Willadsen; Second: Gratton; Vote: Unanimous

 

2006 Contractual Services Agreement

Motion to approve the 2006 Contractual Services Agreement as contained in Exhibit C.   After discussion Joyce Schoepel called for the question.  Motion: Dresen; Second: Willadsen; Vote: Motion passed 19-2; Aye:  Blassingame, Brennan, Clark, Dell’Antonia, Dresen, Feavel, Gratton, Hess, Malueg, Muentner, Ogle, Olson, Roethel, Rosser, Schoepel, Wade, Whipple, Willadsen, Woldt: Nay:  Reiland, Widener.

 

2006 Proposed Winnefox Library System Budget

Motion to approve the 2006 Winnefox Library System Budget as proposed in Exhibit D.   Motion: Reiland; Second: Rosser; Vote: Motion passed 20-1; Aye:  Blassingame, Brennan, Clark, Dell’Antonia, Dresen, Feavel, Gratton, Hess, Malueg, Muentner, Ogle, Olson, Reiland; Roethel, Rosser, Schoepel, Wade, Widener, Willadsen, Woldt; Nay:  Whipple.

 

2006 Annual System Plan

Motion to approve the 2006 Annual System Plan as contained in Exhibit E.   Motion: Reiland; Second: Dresen; Vote: Unanimous

 

Library Services & Technology Act (LSTA) 2006 Grants

Motion to approve the Library Services & Technology Act (LSTA) 2006 Grants as contained in Exhibit F.   Motion: Reiland; Second: Roethel; Vote: Unanimous

 

Spillman Public Library (North Fond du Lac) Centennial Resolution

Motion to approve the Spillman Public Library (North Fond du Lac) Centennial Resolution as contained in Exhibit G.   Motion: Whipple; Second: Reiland; Vote: Unanimous

 

Director Nichols reported that the Division for Libraries Technology and Community Learning will require all Systems to comply with GASB 34.  Winnefox will comply and begin revision of their reports.

 

Motion to adjourn at 5:48 p.m.  Motion: Woldt; Second: Rosser; Vote: Unanimous.

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

 

 

John Brennan

Secretary

 

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