Meeting: Huntingburg Public Library

The Huntingburg Public Library Board met Thursday and:

• Heard that Envisionware Mobile Print Service was installed to allow patrons to print to library printers from their mobile devices. The total cost of installation and a one-year software subscription is $1,190.

• Heard an update on the library improvement project from board member Paul Neukam who is on the committee. The committee is pursuing bids for a feasibility study and preliminary designs for the renovation.

• Approved the Huntingburg Common Council as the board's fiscal body for the 2021 budget season as required by a new state law.

• Heard that the fire alarm panel needed to be replaced to work with the IP system. Federal Fire and Security replaced the system for about $900.

• Heard that the new student assistant, Gracie Ferguson, will start in September.

• Heard that the public hearing on the 2021 budget will be held at the board's September meeting, set for 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 17, at the library, 419 N. Jackson St. The budget will be approved at the board's October meeting, set for 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 15, at the library.

• Heard that the internet router was damaged by lightning and needed to be replaced. The work was completed Tuesday.

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