Bellingham Library Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes

Thursday, July 14, 2011

Meeting Open:   7:08pm

Attendance:  Sue Garten, Ken Hamwey,  Michael Carr,  Russell Lafond,  Bernadette Rivard

Approval of the minutes from June9th on a Carr/Hamwey motion (unanimous).

Approval of Library Invoices

FINANCIAL:                                        

Library User Fee Deposits:               $              1,628.49                                Library Gift Fund Deposits:                                $    

Custodial Detail Deposits:                                $                80.00                   State Aid Deposit :                               $ 

                                                                                                               Total Deposits:                                     $  1,708.49

Invoices for June 23, 2011
Approval of Library Invoices FY2011 

Building Maintenance Supplies

 

Building Maintenance Costs

4385.80

Books & Periodicals

1,348.61

Postage

44.00

Dues & Memberships

 

Printing

 

Electricity & Gas

 

Professional Development

 

Equipment Maintenance

75.99

State Aid

 

Gift Fund Expenditure-Friends

 

Supplies: Office & Janitorial

20.28

In-state Travel

23.44

Technical Maintenance Services

 

 

 

User Fees

32.30

 

 

Total

5,930.42


Invoices for June 30, 2011
Approval of Library Invoices FY2011 

Building Maintenance Supplies

 

Building Maintenance Costs

 

Books & Periodicals

3,049.07

Postage

 

Dues & Memberships

 

Printing

 

Electricity & Gas

1922.35

Professional Development

 

Equipment Maintenance

 

State Aid

228.76

Gift Fund Expenditure-Friends

8.61

Supplies: Office & Janitorial

688.64

In-state Travel

 

Technical Maintenance Services

 

 

 

User Fees

476.75

 

 

Total

$5,897.43


Invoices for July 14,  2011
Approval of Library Invoices FY2012

Building Maintenance Supplies

 

Building Maintenance Costs

 

Books & Periodicals

3,284.37

Postage

 

Dues & Memberships

18,963.00

Printing

 

Electricity & Gas

495.97

Professional Development

 

Equipment Maintenance

 

State Aid

3,807.50

Gift Fund Expenditure-Friends

19.90

Supplies: Office & Janitorial

25.00

In-state Travel

 

Technical Maintenance Services

3,844.10

 

 

User Fees

213.65

 

 

Total

$30,653.49

 

Review of Director’s Report.

After reviewing bids, board decided to modify the Girl Statue Project due to concerns about cost.

Carr/Hamwey motion (unanimous) to cap and disable sprinkler systems due to upcoming water restrictions.

Lafond/Hamwey motion (unanimous) to spend up to $600.00 for the OCS Software to connect the computer system to the coin box.

Garten/Hamwey motion (unanimous) to give the director the authority to spend up to $500.00 on non-routine expenditures.

Garten/Hamway motion (unanimous) to approve pages 18-35 of the Policy and Procedures Manual.

Meeting adjourned  8:30pm.

 

Submitted by Russell Lafond