June 2009 Board Minutes

Gunnison County Library Board Meeting

June 16, 2009

Gunnison Valley Aviation Meeting Room


Board Members Present: Bruce Bartleson, Pat Lazerus, Vicki Spencer, Jim Barron, and Marj O’Reilly

Board Member absent:  Kevin McGruther

Director Larry Meredith present

Guests Present:  None

Pres. Bruce Bartelson called the meeting to order at 3:14 p.m.

President Bruce suggested that we move the executive session to first place on our agenda.

Approval of Minutes:  Pat moved that the minutes of the 6/9/09 mtg. be approved.  Vicki seconded the motion.  Motion passed unanimously.

Vicki moved that the bd. go into executive session at 3:30 p.m.  Jim seconded the motion.  Motion passed.

Vicki moved that the bd. come out of executive session.  Pat seconded the motion.  The motion passed.  The Library bd. came out of executive session at 5:00.

Financial Report: The County has said that the library will receive the next payment of its tax disbursements by mid-July. 

Larry suggested that we look seriously at our budget.

The board approved payment for the invoice of $1,250.00 for the database service.

The search continues for the new director of the literacy program.

New business:  Larry and the finance committee will continue to do the cost analysis of the county expenditures.

VanTuyl Project:  Attorneys are still discussing the situation

It was the consensus of the Library Board to not go on the ballet this November. 

Met Rec Bd has said that our request meets their criteria for awarding us up to  $500.00 This will help to meet the necessary matching funds for the Gates Grant.

Internet Colorado has expressed an interest in providing the libraries with WI-FI services.  Larry will contact Marmot in regard to what concerns this might cause.

The Library Board will continue to discuss how we can best serve Summerset.  The owner of the Mine said that he couldn’t help us with providing a T1 line.

The next library board meeting will be held in Crested Butte at the Town Hall on July 16, 2009 at 3:30.

Vicki made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 5:30.  Pat seconded the motion. Motion passed unanimously. 


Respectfully Submitted,

Marj O’Reilly