Trustee Meeting 2015.03.21

NWLS Board of Trustees Meeting
March 21, 2015 Minutes
NWLS Headquarters, Ashland

1.  Call to Order/Roll Call
Dee Kittleson called the March 21, 2015 meeting of the NWLS Board of Trustees to order at 12:02 p.m.

Present: Jim Basset (Sawyer County), Michael Bobin (Washburn County), Jeff Burke (Vilas County), Buzz Byrne (Burnett County), Clarence Campbell (Ashland County), Dian Delong (Sawyer County), Dee Kittleson (Bayfield County), Sandy Mackie (Washburn County), Vivian Markley (Douglas County), Patti McDermott (Douglas County), Robert Mock (Douglas County), Jan Pierce (Douglas County), Mary Platner (Vilas County), Laura Rachford (Burnett County), Tom Thompson (Iron County), Teresa Schmidt (Library Liaison), Jim Trojanowski (NWLS Director), Linda Stobbe (NWLS Office Manager).

Excused: Connie Cogger (Bayfield County), Donna Bergum (Superior Public Library), Jamie Klema (Ashland County).

2.  Guest Comments

3.  Approval of the January 17, 2015, NWLS Board Meeting Minutes
Buzz Byrne moved to approve the minutes of the January 17, 2015 Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes.  Michael Bobin seconded.  Carried unanimously.

4.  Approval of January and February, 2015, NWLS Expenditures
Michael Bobin moved to approve the January and February, 2015 NWLS Expenditures.  Sandy Mackie seconded.  Carried unanimously.

5.  Approval of February 28, 2015, Financial Statement and Budget Report
Buzz Byrne moved to accept the February 28, 2015 Financial Statement and Budget Report.  Laura Rachford seconded.  Carried unanimously.

6.  Approval of 2014 Annual Audit
Laura Rachford moved to approve the 2014 audit.  Michael Bobin seconded.  Carried unanimously.

7.  Approval of 2014 NWLS Annual Report
Michael Bobin moved to approve the 2014 NWLS Annual Report.  Laura Rachford seconded.  Carried unanimously.

8. Approval of purchase of desktops
Jim Basset moved to approve purchase of two Dell OptiPlex 7010 Mini Tower desk top computers at $2,732.04.  Robert Mock seconded.  Carried unanimously.

9.  Presentation on library circulation
Jim Trojanowski shared a presentation he has made via webinar to trustees and library directors and to the library boards in Bayfield and Washburn.  Discussion followed.

10.  Director’s report
None due to the length of the presentation on circulation.

11. Adjourn
Dee Kittleson declared the meeting adjourned at 1:57 pm.

Respectfully submitted,

Jim Trojanowski