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   Whitman County Library

Board of Trustees Meeting

Colfax Branch
April 24, 2007
1:00 p.m.

Present: Becky Dickerson, Leslee Miller, Jon Kehne, Peggy Bryan, and Kristie Kirkpatrick.

Jon Kehne, board chair, called the meeting to order at 1:08. The minutes of the previous meeting were reviewed. Becky made a motion to accept the minutes, Leslee Miller seconded and the motion carried.

Peggy reviewed the Financial Reports; Budget Report through March 31, 2007, April Vouchers and Account Balances Reports. Kristie reviewed circulation reports for March, noting that overall circulation was down slightly. Kristie noted that Heritage Quest had a high circulation for March. She also noted that Proquest, E-Library and Grolier usage had decreased from the prior month. Overall, the circulation was very good.


Kristie reported that she, Peggy & Jon toured the Hamilton building. Jon discussed the tour of the building, reporting about a possible appraisal, WSU students potentially assisting with architectural needs, basement, new furnace & wiring and continuing maintenance costs of building. Kristie announced that she will continue to work on developing a solid plan before exploring funding opportunities.


The next meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, May 15 at 4 p.m. Kristie tentatively scheduled a tour of the newest Community Action project in Colfax at 4:30 with Dale Miller after the meeting. The board agreed.

With no further business, the Board adjourned at 1:30.

Peggy Bryan, Recording Secretary

Kristie Kirkpatrick, Library Director

Jon Kehne, Board Chair


If you have any questions, please contact:

Kristie Kirkpatrick
Whitman County Library
102 S Main Street
Colfax, Washington 99111

509 397-4366 or toll-free 1-877-733-3375