WINNEFOX LIBRARY SYSTEM

BOARD MEETING MINUTES

March 28, 2007

 

 

The regular meeting of the Winnefox Library System Board of Trustees was called to order at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 28, 2007, in the Meeting Room at the Oshkosh Public Library by President Lewis Rosser.  Trustees present were: Barbara Asmus; Lurton Blassingame; Jo Dell’Antonia; Bonita Dresen; Yvonne Feavel; Vern Hess; Jackie Jurkowski; Christopher Kunz, John Muentner; Mary Olson; Lori Pain; James Reiland; Lewis Rosser; Joyce Schoepel; Paul Wade; Tom Widener; and Scott Woldt.  Trustees absent were:  John Brennan; Debra Clark; Judy Malueg; Jeff Ogle; and Kay Roethel.  Also present were:  Jeff Gilderson-Duwe, Director of Winnefox Library System & Oshkosh Public Library; Mark Arend, Assistant Director; Julie Schmude, Administrative Services Coordinator; Cindy Wallace, WCTS Assistant Program Coordinator; Ken Hall, Director of Fond du Lac Public Library; and Stephen Proces, Director of Neenah Public Library.

 

Public comments:  none.

 

Minutes

Motion to approve the minutes of the January 31, 2007 regular Winnefox Board Meeting.  Motion: Woldt; Second: Blassingame; Vote: Unanimous.

 

Classifications

Motion to approve the January 2007 and February 2007 WLS Classification of Invoices Previously Paid.  Motion: Reiland; Second:  Hess; Vote: Unanimous. 

 

Motion to approve the January 2007 and February 2007 WALS Classification of Invoices Previously Paid.  Motion: Wade; Second: Feavel; Vote: Unanimous.

 

Motion to approve the January 2007 and February 2007 WCTS Classification of Invoices Previously Paid.  Motion: Pain; Second: Dell’Antonia; Vote: Unanimous.

 

Jeff Gilderson-Duwe gave the Report of the Director.

 

Winnefox Library System – 2006 Annual Report

Motion to approve the Winnefox Library System 2006 Annual Report as contained in Exhibit A.  Motion: Woldt; Second: Jurkowski; Vote: Unanimous.

 

Winnefox Staff 2007 Salary Request

Motion to approve a 2.25% salary increase for Winnefox staff retroactive to January 1, 2007.   Motion:  Widener; Second:  Woldt; Vote:  16-1 (Nay:  Reiland).

 

Resolution Supporting Exemption of County Library Funding From Property Tax Levy Limits

Tom Widener moved approval of the resolution supporting exemption of county library funding from property tax levy limits as proposed in Exhibit A.  The motion was seconded by Jo Dell’Antonia and then discussed by the Board.  Tom Widener moved to amend the motion by deleting the third paragraph and adding the word “count” after the word “therefore” in the sixth paragraph.  After being seconded, the amendment carried unanimously.  The motion to approve then carried by a vote of 16 to 1 (Nay:  Kunz)

 

The Board discussed reimbursement for cross-county rural use (Act 420).  Tom Widener moved that the Winnefox Library System Board of Trustees urge all libraries in the Winnefox System to not bill other counties within the system for services to rural users.  After being seconded by Jim Reiland, the motion was discussed and was defeated by a vote of 13 to 4 (Ayes:  Jurkowski, Reiland, Rosser, Widener).

 

Paul Wade left the meeting at this time.

 

Motion to adjourn at 5:40p.m.  Motion: Woldt; Second: Widener; Vote: Unanimous.

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

Lurton Blassingame, Secretary

Julie Schmude, Recorder

 

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