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Meeting Minutes - November 17, 2009
President Bonnie Gutzwiller called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. with 13 members present. Motion MSP (Ed, Ron) to approve the secretarys minutes. Treasurers report: Balance to date is $6201.61. Motion MSP (Julie, Bonnie) to accept report subject to audit.
Library Board: No report. Next meeting is scheduled for 5/13/2010.
Publicity Committee: Ron reports that there will be a newspaper ad in the spring.
Librarian Report: Carla reported on the use of the Legacy funding that is available to the library. Many activities are in the works such as Zoomobile on 2/10/10, Mixed Blood Theater on 2/21/10, Storytelling by the Guthrie on 3/25/10, Acting Games by the Guthrie on 2/18/10. There is also $2000 available for visiting authors. Motion MSP (Jean, Marian) to allocate $300 for programs by the St. Johns Arboretum in January, February, and March of 2010. Carla also informed us that the 2 chairs that we agreed to purchase for the library are $525 each, not $1050.
MALF Conference: Cindy and Bonnie attended this event and picked up some ideas that could possibly be used here in Annandale. 1 Community, 1 Book, Book shelf in Free Store of Food Shelf, and Movie Night.
Application for MN Sales Tax Exemption Status: Application sent 10/26/09
Open Sign Replacement: Sally brought a list of possibilities from Sams and the group made a decision to purchase an LED one. Sally will take care of that.
Business Expo: Scheduled for April 17th, 2010 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Annandale High School. Funds for entertainment may be available using the Legacy Funds.
Author Dinner: The dinner is scheduled for May 21, 2010 at Reichels. The author scheduled is Peter Rennebohm. His books are available for purchase in the Library.
Book Sale: Scheduled for July 3, 2010
Election of Officers: Slate of officers presented: President Sharon Peterson, Vice-President Carol Anderson, Secretary Sally Smith, and Treasurer Julie Sedey. MSP (Ed, Jean) to accept slate of officers as presented.**
Proposed 2010 Budget: Bonnie presented the budget with total expenditures of $2850 and total estimated income of $2350. Motion MSP (Ed, Sally) to approve the 2010 budget.
2010 Meeting Dates: 2010 meetings set for April 6, June 8, September 14, and November 9.
Amendment to By-Laws: Second reading of approved Article IX, Section 4 addition. At the discretion of the Executive Committee, expenditures may be made without prior approval of the membership up to $200.
Form 990-N: Bonnie and Julie
will take care of this IRS Form.
Next meeting is April 6, 2010
Meeting adjourned at 8:40.
Sally Smith, Secretary
**12/10/09 Roster of officers changed to Julie Sedey Co-President, Carol Anderson Co-President/Vice President, Sally Smith Secretary, and Dean Cheney Treasurer.