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Library Board Minutes

August 2022

DICKINSON AREA PUBLIC LIBRARY
BOARD MEETING MINUTES
AUGUST 9, 2022


Members Present: Johnna Douthit, Rita Ennen, Brian Kopp, Troy Kuntz, Paula Martin,
John Oderman (phone), Linda Carlson


Meeting called to order at 4:02 PM by President Douthit.


Minutes from July 12, 2022: See Handout Approved MSP


Expenditures: See Handout Approved MSP


Financial Report: See Handout
                            Normal progress.


Library Director’s Report:
       Roof Work: Still waiting for a start date.
       Staffing: 4 new PT people hired, 2 quit, will go back to search list before reopening
       search
       August is break month. Staff will be getting ready for September activities.
       Public Hearing: September 6. USDA loan. Asking for $300,000 for 10 years.
       Publication Notice: August 17 in Dickinson Press. Phase I of building project is
       $7,635,000. August 31, 10:30 AM City Hall.


Unfinished Business:
       Summer Reading: See Handout.
                Incredible growth over last year.


       Library Director Job Description: See draft.
                Description will be finalized and this board will approve by email.
                Then it goes to the City Commission for approval.


       Library Search Committee:
                Linda Carlson, Renee Newton, two people from this board will make up the
                committee.
                Mary Soucie may be a good resource for interview questions.


New Business:


       Library Rules of Conduct: See Handout
                 Lots of discussion. The rules will be worked on and we will discuss at the
                 next meeting.


    Next Meeting: September 13, 2022 4:00


    Adjourned 5:10 PM


Respectfully Submitted by
Paula J. Martin

DICKINSON AREA PUBLIC LIBRARY
BOARD MEETING EMAIL VOTE
AUGUST 24, 2022


Members Voting: Johnna Douthit, April Frank, Brian Kopp, Troy Kuntz, Paula Martin

A finalized job description was sent to this board for approval.

The vote was 5/5 for approval.

The job description will be sent to the City Commission for approval.

Respectfully Submitted by
Paula J. Martin