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   Whitman County Library

Board of Trustees Meeting

Colfax Branch
December 13, 2006
1:30 p.m.

Present:   Becky Dickerson, Leslee Miller, John Aune, Peggy Bryan, and Kristie Kirkpatrick.

Becky Dickerson, board chair, called the meeting to order at 2:35. 

The minutes of the previous meeting were reviewed.  Leslee Miller made a motion to accept the minutes, John Aune seconded and the motion carried. 

Peggy presented the Financial Reports; November 30, 2006 Budget Report and Account Balances Reports. She reviewed vouchers #8322-8361 totaling $27,600.91.  John Aune made a motion to authorize payment of the vouchers.   Leslee Miller seconded and the motion carried.  Board members signed to authorize payment. 

Kristie reviewed circulation reports for November, noting that circulation had increased by 423.  Colton, Farmington, Garfield, Rosalia, St. John, Tekoa & Uniontown had circulation increases.  


Kristie updated the board on the progress of an elevator for Colfax. She expects to hear from the Christopher Reeves Foundation in approximately three weeks.  She also completed a Wa-Cert Application for an elevator, but stated that it does not look as promising.

The Whitman County Commissioners re-appointed John Aune for another term on the Library Board of Trustee.


Kristie announced that the Library Supporter of the month will be Peggy & Larry Hagen from Tekoa.  She praised them for their contributions to Whitman County Library (WCL) and the Tekoa community. 

Peggy presented an updated list of the Friends of WCL.  She noted there were seven new members. 

Kristie reported that she submitted a marketing grant project to WSL last week.  She expressed appreciation for the input from other staff members on this project.

 Kristie stated that 80 attended Chris Crutcher and Terry Trueman event.   There were 60 in attendance to hear George Aguilar.  The tree of lights and winter celebration were also recent events that were successful at the library.

 Resolution #16-06, addressing Levy Certification in 2007 was signed by the Board of Trustees.   

 With no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 2:50 p.m.  The next meeting will be on Wednesday, January 16, at 4 p.m.


Peggy Bryan, Recording Secretary


Kristie Kirkpatrick, Director


Becky Dickerson, 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