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Darby Community Public Library
Public Comment and Special Library Board Meeting
September 3,  2014

Attendees: Forest Hayes, Chair; Tom Michelli,  Barbara Ackerman, Wendy Campbell and guest Ron Birkle.
Quorum was present to conduct library business.

I. Meeting opened for public comment at 10:00 AM by Forest Hayes.
Ron asked why there was no reconciled budget sheet created for the FY 2013-14. Forest stated that the Budget to Actuals Financial Report, the report generated by our bookkeeper at city hall, contains the information needed.

Birkle asked why format of budget. etc., was changed from last year. Hayes replied that different individuals were doing the budget.

Ron pointed out that amount of cash fund is incorrect and should show shadowed claims that were not reflected in General Operating Fund. General Operating Cash for FY2014-15 needs to be reduced to reflect shadowed claims at end of last fiscal year. Forest and Tom explained that any funds remaining from last year, form our operating cash to be used until our property tax monies are received in December.

Ron stated that private library grants cannot include the Farmers State Bank grant award received last year. Wendy explained that, following last year’s example, we do not adjust the expected revenue from library private grants as we are likely to receive additional grants this year. Director reviewed the Budget vs. Actuals Financial Report FY 13-14 showing the changes to library private grants and contributions/donations that are inevitable every year yet do not impact the Miscellaneous Revenue category in which they are included.

Ron suggested that Wendy check subtotals to ensure revenue and expenditure totals are exact. Wendy will make changes if needed.

II. Resolution 24- Tom moved to approve resolution 24. Barbara seconded. Board voted to approve.

III. Resolution 25 and FY2014-15 Budget- Barbara moved to adopt budget and approve resolution 25. Tom seconded. Board voted to approve mills levied and adopt budget.

IV. Adjournment- Barbara moved. Tom seconded. Board voted to adjourn. Forest adjourned meeting at 11:04 AM.


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Title                                                 Author              Qty
Atonement                                        Ian McEwan10
Artemis Fowl                                     Eoin Colfer 10
Blindness                                           Jose Saramaga 15
Claim to Fame                                  Margaret Peterson Haddix 10
The Devil in the White City             Erik Larson  11
Dispossessed                                    Ursula K. Le Guin 10
Eat, best viagra Pray, Love                                  Elizabeth Gilbert 12
The Elegance of the Hedgehog      Muriel Barbery 6
Ender’s Game                                    Orson Scott Card  17
The Garden of Evening Mists          Tan Twan Eng 10
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo     Steig Larsson 10
The Glass Castle                                Jeannette Walls  8
The Good Husband                          Alexander McCall Smith 2
The Guernsey Literary PotatoSociety MaryAnn Shaffer & Annie Barrows 11
Hanna’s Daughters                          Marianne Fredriksson 10
Hell Is Empty                                     Craig Johnson 4
In the Garden of Beasts                  Erik Larsen  6
The Information Officer                  Mark Mills 8
Into the Wild                                     Jon Krakauer 6
Letters from Yellowstone               Diane Smith 10
Life & Times of Michael                   K J.M. Coetzee 4
Love in the Time of Cholera          Gabriel Barcia Marquez 5
Mind in the Making                         Ellen Galinsky 10
Persepolis                                         Marjane Satrapi 6
Persepolis 2                                      Marjane Satrapi 6
Ripper                                                Isabel Allende 8
A River Runs Through It                 Norman Maclean 11
The Road                                          Cormac McCarthy 12
Robinson Crusoe                             Daniel Defoe 2
The Room                                         Emma Donoghue 2
Saving Fish from Drowning            Amy Tan 11
Savage Garden                                 Mark Mills 6
The Shack                                          William Paul Young  13
The Shell Collector                           Anthony Doerr 10
Team of Rivals                                  Doris Kerns Goodwin 7
This House of Sky                             Ivan Doig 5
Three Cups of Tea                            Greg Mortenson & David Relin  20
The Woman Who Lives.. Earth        Swain Wolfe 10
The Year of Magical Thinking          Joan Didion  10