Meeting: Jasper Public Library

The Jasper Public Library Board met Thursday and:

• Approved the 2020 budget in the amount of $2,051,542.

• Approved purchasing a new printer/copier from Hoosier Business Machines of Jasper for $4,095.

• Discussed creating a working group between the Jasper Public Library Board and the Jasper Community Arts Commission board to manage the interior design decisions for shared spaces in the Thyen-Clark Cultural Center, such as the donor recognition wall and a sculpture that will be donated and placed in the shared space.

• Heard that construction of the cultural center is going well. The underground plumbing installation is mostly complete, and the elevator shaft in the library wing is complete. Brick work is scheduled to start in early November.

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