Kilbourn Public Library,
Present: J. Robert Curtis, Glen Deedon, B. Hoffmann, Andy Ross, Patricia Westby, Carol Ziehmke
Librarians: Hans Jensen
SCLS Representative: Cheryl Becker
Agenda: The meeting was called to order at a m by Chair Carol Ziehmke. The agenda was approved as presented.
Minutes: The minutes of the
2006 county library budget report: The report was presented to the Finance Committee of the Columbia County Board on September 29 by Chair Carol Ziehmke, Ken Bates and Hans Jensen. The budget was well received with a decrease of $3600 representing a minus .8%. Cross Border payments were questioned; reimbursement will only be paid to our own libraries. Automation Grants (only applies to Rio Library) for start up costs for LINK were eliminated but will be available when the Rio Library is ready to make this commitment. Ken Bates discussed the Delivery System with emphasis on its efficiency and importance to all county libraries.
· Visits (people count)
· Electronic Usage (number of users and computer hours logged)
· Reference (questions or referrals requested from librarians)
S C L S Report: Cheryl Becker
retirement party is set for
Kristi Williams of
· Legislative Bills SB272 (reform), SB273 (language) and AB243 (maintenance of effort) are all in the legislative process and need our support.
· Possibility of a rebate on gasoline tax from the state to tax exempt organizations (directly decreases delivery costs)
Other Items: Terms
of Office. Glen Deedon and
Patricia Westbv have terms that will expire
Board. Changes in Meeting Dates.
Discussion followed regarding a
public hearing for the
Strategic Plan for
Action Plan. Plan was approved with changes. (BH/GD)
meeting: will be
There being no further business, the meeting adjourned at a m.
Beverly Hoffmann, Secretary