DICKINSON AREA PUBLIC LIBRARY (DAPL)
Library Board Meeting
March 10, 2020
Meeting called to order by Dr. Paula Martin at 4:00 p.m.
Present: Renee Newton, Johnna Douthit, April Frank, Brian Kopp, Diane Melbye, Dr. Paula Martin, and Nikki Wolla.
Review of Minutes: Motion to Approve by Johnna and seconded by Nikki. Motion passed.
Approval of Expenditures: Motion to approve by April and seconded by Brian. Motion passed.
Financial Report: Actual expenses for February were presented for review. The budget versus actual through February report was provided.
Assistant Director’s Report:
· Welcome new board member Brian Kopp
· March & April Calendar of Events was distributed
· ND Library Association along with the Red River Rainbow Seniors will be hosting 35 minute recordings on May 16th @ 2pm; the recordings will be autobiographical
· Creative Community Leadership Institute- Renee applied for a $500 grant; she is hoping to apply the funds, if rewarded, to storytelling; notification will be made to recipients on April 15th—Good luck, Renee!
A. Expansion Planning Update (Paula provided)
a. The City of Dickinson is applying for a USDA loan in the hopes to help cover part of the library expansion costs
B. Security Lighting in the Community Room
a. No change- Berger Electric is waiting on a part to complete the addition of security lighting in the community room.
C. Library Director Evaluation
a. Paula distributed a template for board members to review/comment
B. Patron Concerns- NONE
Next meeting April 14, 2020 at 4:00 p.m.
Motion to adjourn meeting made by Diane and seconded by April. Meeting adjourned 4:23 p.m.
Minutes submitted by April Frank.