Trustee Meeting 2010.07.17

NWLS Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes
July 17, 2010

1.  Call to Order/Roll Call
Mary Poretti called the meeting of the NWLS Board of Trustees to order at 10:17 p.m. 

Present: Michael Bobin (Washburn County), (Burnett County), Tuula Harris (Douglas County), Debbie Hohner (Iron County), Karen Livingston (Douglas County), Al Lundquist (Ashland County), Vivian Markley (Superior Public Library), Deb Nordgren (Douglas County), Mary Platner (Vilas County), Mary Poretti (Burnett County), Tom Thompson (Iron County), Marcia Wellnitz (Bayfield County), Jim Trojanowski (NWLS Director), Linda Stobbe (NWLS Office Manager).

Most trustees attended remotely via GoToWebinar.

Excused: Bill Bruen (Bayfield County), Bill Farris (Washburn County), Dan Gretz (Sawyer County), Shirley Harrison (Vilas County), Kathy McCoy (Sawyer County).

2.  Approval of the May 15, 2010 NWLS Board Meeting Minutes
Buzz Byrne moved to approve the May 15, 2010 NWLS Board Meeting Minutes.  Tom Thompson seconded.  Carried unanimously.

3.  Approval of May and June, 2010 NWLS Expenditures
Michael Bobin moved to approve the May and June, 2010 Expenditures.  Mary Platner seconded.  Carried unanimously.

4.  Approval of June 30, 2010 Financial Statement and Budget Report (pending audit)
Tom Thompson moved to approve the June 30, 2010 Financial Statement and Budget Report.  Al Lundquist seconded.  Carried unanimously.

5. Approval of 2011 LSTA Grant Applications
Tuula Harris moved to approve 2011 Applications in the Delivery Services, Public Library System Technology Projects, Enhancing Use of Technology in Libraries and Library Systems, Accessibility in Public Libraries, JOBS – Searching, Training and Support, and Literacy categories.  Michael Bobin seconded.  Carried unanimously.
7. Approval to replace culvert at the driveway
Michael Bobin to approve the bid from AllGood Excavating and Concrete Works, LLC, in the amount of $3,190 to replace the driveway culvert.  Tuula Harris seconded.  Carried unanimously.

8. Approval to purchase ergonomic office chairs
Buzz Byrne moved to approve purchase of six ergonomic chairs and two ergonomic stools from Tri-State Business Systems in the amount of $2,248.  Deb Nordgren seconded.  Carried unanimously.

6.  Adjourn
Deb Nordgren moved to adjourn.  Michael Bobin seconded.  Carried unanimously.  The meeting adjourned at 10:39 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,

Jim Trojanowski