Library Board Meeting Minutes

Appleton Public Library
Board of Trustees

November 13,1995

present: Bergen, Bloedow, Bubolz, Dunlap, Jeanette, Siebers
excused: Baehman, DeVries, Ducklow
others present: Library Director Pennington, Muench, Dawson


Bloedow called the meeting to order at 7:04 PM. Siebers moved and Bubolz seconded approval of the October minutes. The motion passed. Bergen moved and Siebers seconded approval of the Bill Register for October. The motion passed. Bubolz suggested that bill register reflect capital expenditures separately.


Pennington reported on the status of the building project,e noting satisfactory progress. Muench gave details of the work to date including construction of the foundation for the new exit stairs, problems in arranging for steel beam delivery, and the wait for hollow metal doorframes in order to begin remodeling of the lower level about Dec. 1.

The Personnel Committee did not meet, but will report next month.


Pennington reported on the recent City budget process. Despite a difficult process, the additional Page/Clerk position for the library is included in the 1996 city budget.

Pennington informed the Board that he will retire as of his birthday in January. He suggested that Bloedow meet with the Personnel Committee and coordinate with the City to set up a process to fill the directorship. He offered his assistance to the Board to work on the process.


The next meeting will be at 7:00 PM December 11. The meeting was adjourned at 7:29 PM.

minutes approved by Library Board 12/11/95.

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