The meeting was called to order at by Vice President Mary Faith Chmiel.
APPROVAL OF AGENDA:
IreneGoldberg moved to approve the agenda
(Document #06-48). JoeLyons seconded the motion. All
members were in favor. The motion carried.
MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS MEETING:
IreneGoldberg moved to approve the
minutes (Document #06-49).Lewis Ostar seconded the motion. All members were in
favor. The motion carried.
LewisOstar presented the detailed
Financial Statements for June
30, 2006. (Document #06-50). Lewis
reported that there were no problems. The report was reviewed and filed for
FINANCIAL POSITION STATEMENT
Balance as of 6/30/06:
Cash Management $
Cash Assets Total:$
Accounts Payable 7/20/06$93,830.68
APPROVAL OF BILL LIST: (Document #06-51)
IreneGoldberg moved to approve the BillList
for July 20, 2006.
Mary Faith Chmiel seconded the motion.
All members were in favor. The motion
INTERIM DIRECTOR'S REPORT:(Document
AnnMacdonald presented her report to the
Executive Board and discussed several issues including: a report on the
Reports/Open Borrowing meeting; Dunellen Membership; Internet Service Change; Jamesburg
Library; CPU replacement and Reports.
INTERNET SERVICE CHANGE Ann reported that the Internet service change
installation has been stalled because we are waiting the arrival of a Verizon
Engineer to deliver and configure a Cisco Router. Ann
spoke with RobZangara about the final HUB
payment. He informed her that she would need to prepare a final HUB report to
receive these funds. The Board suggested to Ann
to include copies of the minutes of the General Membership meetings that RobZangara
attended and spoke to the membership.
PALINET INVOICE: Ann spoke with a representative of Palinet regarding
the reduction of our annual OCLC invoice amount. She was informed for any
reductions on the yearly costs; we would need to show that the OCLC usage had
decreased by 25%. Ann compared usage of
a six month period in 2005 and 2006. It had not decreased by 25%. Ann informed the Board that we would need to pay the
invoice as billed by Palinet.
DUNELLEN: Ann stated that a T1 Circuit has been installed at
the library but we still await the arrival of a Router to be delivered.
LISTENNJ – YEAR 2
AnnMacdonald distributed a report to Board members that she
received at the morning meeting with Infolink about ListenNJ.com. The report
lists the number of checkouts by all participating libraries. CherylO’Connor
had informed Ann that it would cost
the Consortium $10,000 fee for Year 2 of the ListenNJ project. The Board
discussed the cost and payment method of this annual fee. BobBelvin
moved to approve the payment of $10,000 and transfer the funds from the
Development Fund to cover the cost of Year 2 ListenNJ project. LewisOstar
seconded the motion. All members were in favor. The motion carried.
COMMUNICATIONS: Communications included monthly report from
Application/Member Services Specialist; and Database Specialist; List of Executive
Board Officer and Director 2006/07; List of Executive Board Address/Phone list 2006/2007;
and Thank you letter from Ellen Parravano on the donation made to her father’s
scholarship fund in honor of her retirement.
BobBelvin moved to adjourn the
meeting. LewisOstar seconded the motion. All
were in favor. The motion carried. The meeting adjourned at . The next meeting is scheduled for Thursday, August 17, 2006,
at at the LMxAC