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March 11th Minutes

Dorr Township Library

Board of Trustees

March 11, 2013


Meeting was called to order by Patty Moore at 6:30pm

Members Present: Pat Moore, Tara Reece, Ken Huizinga, Peggy Otto, Sarah Stanton, Louis Harnish,

Director Suanne Wierenga

Approval of Agenda: Moore motioned to approve agenda, seconded by Huizinga,; all approved-motion carried

Approval of Minutes: Moore motioned to approve the minutes; Huizinga seconded motion; all approved-motion carried

Secretary’s report: Otto motioned to approve the secretary‘s report; seconded by Stanton: all approved-motion carried

Treasurer’s report: Due to the increase of the cost of office supplies, the budge is over drawn in the “Collections & Office supplies column. We will move 200 dollars from the “books column” to the Collections & Office column. Moore motioned to approve the treasurer‘s report, seconded by Huizinga: all approved-motion carried.  Motion to approve credit card statement of 272.60 by Otto, seconded by Huizinga: all approved-motion carried.

Library Update

-Mel Cat not working due to new Lakeland Program.

-Suanne investigating a cheaper trash service

-trouble with the slow speed of internet-could be linked to program

-Correspondence: None

Grants: None

-Staff meetings: none

Trustee Update:

-Otto discussed concerns on 2/21/13 township 4 hour meeting.

-Township Maintence man will decide who changes light bulbs in library.

-discussion on the resignation of Tammy Vanhistma, township supervisor. Concerns were express about the lack leadership of township board.

-next meeting is 3/21/13-budget hearing: Otto and Wienenga will attend

Trustee Opportunities and Committee reports

                DBA meeting  3/21/13 at 1pm at the library

Public Comment: None


Audit: board needs to sign agreement letter to Siegfrid CrandallPC to do audit. Moore made the motion to sign the agreement; Huizinga seconded; all approved-motion carried

-75th anniversary of library; discussion continues

Adjournment: Moore moved to adjourn and Huizinga seconded motion; all approved; meeting adjourned at 7:12pm

Next regular meeting: April 8, 2013 at 6:30pm at the Dorr Township Library

Respectfully submitted by Peggy E. Otto

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