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Orion Township Public Library

May 23, 2013 synopsis

June 05, 2013 - SYNOPSIS


Regular Meeting

May 23, 2013

Present: MaryAnne Thorndycraft, Mary Pergeau, Mike Luna, Jim Phillips, Jim Abramczyk, Bert Quinn, trustees; Karen Knox, director

Meeting called to order at 6:30 p.m.

1. Agenda approved as amended

2. Consent agenda approved

3. Call to Public none present

4. Patron visits in April, 19,089

5. 43,218 items checked out

6. Attendance at library programs, 1584

7. Discussed the increase of library news coverage, due to staff efforts

8. Friends of the Library An evening in Paris, fundraiser was a success in both turn-out and fundraising

9. Collaborative Committee presented waste hauling RFP results with significant savings to the library, director to follow-up with a contract with a new vendor

10. Departmental goals were presented in anticipation of the upcoming strategic planning work

11. Discussed honoring Jill Bastian at the library

12. Staff has been working with contractors to find and resolve the intermittent roof leak problem

13. An RFP was distributed for a new preventative maintenance contract for HVAC and a new contractor has started

14. Credit Card account information is being updated to reflect changes in library staff

15. Action Item: The Orion Room will be renamed in horror of James Ingram, as provided for in the naming policy

Meeting adjourned at 9:03 p.m.

The next regular meeting of the Orion Township Public Library Board is Thursday, June 20, 2013 in the conference room of the library at 6:30 p.m.

Prepared by,

Karen Knox, Director

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