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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. 

Unfinished Business: 

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. 

New Business: 

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.

Respectfully submitted,
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.