The board meeting for the Vermillion Public Library was called to order at 9:10 on August 12, 2015, by President, Marsha Engelken. Board members present were Marsha Engelken, Marylyn Wenzl, Matthew Ekstrum, Audrey Broxterman, Alice Schmitz, Debbie Evans, and Kelli Massie.
Secretary, Alice reported we did not have a meeting in July, and the minutes from the June meeting were unavailable at this time.
The Librarian’s report was given by Audrey. The book van was here on July 25th. New books are on the shelves. The westerns and inspirational books have been weeded. She ordered a box of catalog cards and a packet of checkout cards. Jannett and Marylyn worked on the kinder prep books. Audrey and Marylyn attended the Manhattan meeting on disaster planning. Audrey plans to attend the Marysville Director’s meeting for training on Baker & Taylor Title Source ordering.
The city will put floor jacks in the basement to support the library floor. The PA system needing to be returned to the library after each use.
The Treasurer’s report was given and approved.
Chan Stowell was present to discuss the library’s insurance policy. He recommended a Halon fire extinguisher for the library. We have $61,000.00 personal property coverage with a $2,500.00 deductible. Also discussed renters insurance.
We can apply for the Service grant in December of 2015 and January of 2016 to use for special projects.
Debbie, Alice, Audrey and Marsha will work on a policy for public use of the PA system and popcorn machine.
The meeting was adjourned.