FY 2006-2007 Budget Committee Meeting Minutes - March 13, 2006

Minutes
Umatilla County Special Library District
Budget Committee for FY 2006-07
March 13, 2006, at 6:00 pm
BMCC Pioneer Hall, P-132, Pendleton, OR

ATTENDANCE – BOARD:

  • Nancy C. Brown
  • Dave Gowdy
  • Karen Kullnat
  • Bert Lewis
  • Kricket Nicholson

ATTENDANCE – LAY BUDGET COMMITTEE MEMBERS:

  • Lee Farren, Ukiah
  • Greg Holden, Pendleton
  • Valerie Jorstad, Umatilla
  • Ann Madigan, Stanfield

ATTENDANCE – STAFF:

  • Ken Reading, Librarian/Coordinator
  • Dea Nowell, Technical Assistant

CALL TO ORDER:
Board President Dave Gowdy called the meeting to order at 6:05 pm and introductions were made around the room. (There were no visitors.)

ELECTION OF CHAIR:
Nominations for Budget Committee Chair were opened by Dave Gowdy. Kricket Nicholson nominated Greg Holden. Valerie Jorstad seconded the nomination. Greg Holden was elected unanimously as chair.

BUDGET PRESENTATION:
Greg Holden asked Ken Reading to make a presentation of the proposed budget. Ken Reading read through the budget message and the budget proposal and answered questions along the way.

PUBLIC COMMENTS:
(There was no one from the public present.)

DISCUSSION, APPROVAL, SET TAX RATE:
Dave Gowdy asked about the increase in the General Fund contingency and suggested moving it to the Resource Sharing Fund contingency. After some discussion about automating “remote” libraries the increase was moved to the Capital Improvement Reserve Fund.

Ann Madigan made a motion to approve the 2006-07 Budget for Umatilla County Special Library District as amended. Lee Farren seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.

Lee Farren moved the approve the current tax rate as 36.82¢ per $1,000 of assessed value. Ann Madigan seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.

ADJOURNMENT:
Greg Holden adjourned the meeting at 7:05 pm and thanked everyone for their time. Dave Gowdy also thanked everyone for their service on behalf of the Board.