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February 2015 Board Meeting Minutes

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Prince Rupert Library Board Meeting Minutes

February 26, 2015


Devlin Fernandes (DF), Glenn Groulx (GG), Dale White (DW), Tim MacDonald (TM), Helen Moore (HM), Joe Zelwietro (JZ) Chief Librarian

Regrets: Peter Maksymyszyn (PM), Lauren Williams (LW)

Meeting commenced at 7:25 pm, Quorum obtained at 7:35 pm

  • Agenda accepted. Moved HM, seconded GG, Passed
  • Minutes accepted. Moved HM, seconded DW, Passed
  • Trustees are considering the Prince Rupert Library's Grants Report to the Provincial government that JZ will submit in March.
  • Board acknowledges that the Rattenbury Plans have been given to the local Archives; no further action required.
  • Good discussion re: Promotion of Library ideas and Outreach. Preliminary ideas and follow-up ideas are in the Promotion appendix
  • JZ updated trustees as to the status of “Turning the Pages” digital repository. Presently the database is not functioning, JZ will be personally addressing this situation and has 4 month timeline to bring it back up. This will be done in conjunction with looking for a grant or summer student to assist with project and to write documentation for permanent server, explore system configurations and software capabilities on test server.

Adjourned Meeting at 8:45pm, motion GG, seconded HM, passed. Next Meeting at 7:15pm (Thursday March 5, 2015).