HC LIBRARY BOARD MEETING MINUTES
MARCH 24, 2004
David Pratt, President, called the meeting of the Hennepin County Library Board for March 24, 2004 to order at 4:33 p.m. All members were present except Dawn Harris who was absent and, John Gibbs who joined the meeting later. Staff attending the meeting was: Richard P. Johnson, Deputy County Administrator, Maureen Bell, Julia Morgan, David Cramer, Janet Leick, Nancy Perron, Victoria DeFord, Karla Kimerer, Margaret Gillespie, David Lane, Cyndi Webster and Bill Berg.
Peter Miller moved approval of the minutes, seconded by Gerda Haas. Cynthia Steinke moved a correction to the section labeled, Draft-Internet Public Use Policy and unanimously approved as amended-5 YEAS 2 ABSENT (Harris & Gibbs) APPROVED
Library Director Recruitment
V. DeFord gave the following updates surrounding the Library Director Recruitment process:
David Pratt identified the persons who will represent the Library Board on the Application Review Committee - Gerda Haas, and Dawn Harris. The person who will represent the Library Foundation on the Application Review Committee is currently undecided.
Library Foundation Update
Karla Kimerer, Director of Foundation outlined the following items:
David Lane gave a short summary of the SWIFT Program (Student Web Instructions for Teachers), with an overview and handout, Toolbox for Teachers.
Strategic Plan Task Force
John Gibbs and Cynthia Steinke gave a brief overview of the Strategic Plan Task Force meeting which was held on March 22, 2004 discussing the following points:
Janet Leick gave update on the following:
John Gibbs moved to accept list of gifts, seconded by Patricia Izek and approved unanimously - 5 YEAS 2 ABSENT (Harris & Haas) APPROVED
There being no further business, the meeting was declared adjourned at 5:35 p.m.
The next Library Board Meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, April 28, 2004 @ 4:30 p.m.,
Ridgedale Resource Library, RHR Conference Room