The John Trigg Ester Library

JTEL Board of Directors Meeting, Tuesday, August 9, 2011

JTEL Business Office, the Annex, studio #8, 6 pm

Final Agenda:

Roll Call

Guests: Thorsten Chlupp

Agenda amendments/approval

Minutes from the July 13 meeting

August 9 meeting packet (Download PDF)


  • Committee Reports
    • Capital Campaign
    • Construction
      • Site assessment: Solar Study (Chlupp) Building and Site Concepts
  • Officers' Reports
    • President
    • Vice President
    • Treasurer
    • Secretary
  • Friends of the Ester Library
  • grants & cooperation group
  • computing update

Opportunity for Public Comments

Old Business

  • Into the Woods cabin
  • policies & plans:
  • program proposal: seed library VOTING ITEM
  • community survey wrapup
  • market booth
  • librarian appointment (current)
  • future librarian job & duties
  • recognition of bequests in memoriam, significant donations (Martt & Moelders, for example)
  • board member recruitment update
    • invitations extended
    • possible candidates

Opportunity for Public Comments

New Business

  • office telephone & fax
  • deadline calendar
  • historian: volunteer? board member?
  • FNSB grant possibility
  • grant applications/schedule

Opportunity for Public Comments


  • Library lecture series: Matt Reckard, Ester history August 11
  • LiBerry Music Festival: August 20; organizing update.
  • Alaska Book Festival (September)
  • Readers on the Run: Sunday, October 9
  • Annual Membership Meeting: Sunday, October 23
    • theme: Back to the Future!
    • agenda items to date: Annual Report (committee reports, officer reports, community survey report, marketing report, history update, volunteer & donor acknowledgements), policy review/amendments? (membership policy), new committees?, design presentation
  • Annual Board Meeting: Sunday, October 23 (after annual meeting)

Next meeting: Monday, September 19, 6 pm JTEL Business Office

(originally scheduled for Tuesday, September 13, 2011, 6 pm JTEL Business Office)

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