October 20, 2006; Jones School of Law, Montgomery, AL
Minutes of the Fall 2006 LLAA Meeting
President John Hightower called the business meeting to order at 1:30 p.m.
Tim Lewis moved that the minutes of the last meeting be approved. Helen Walker seconded the motion and it was passed without objection.
John announced the appointment of Linda Hand as secretary for the remainder of the year.
John appointed Tim Lewis as a member of the board of directors for a 1-year term and Helen Walker as a member of the board of directors for a 2-year term.
The Treasurer, Ed Craig, handed out a report that showed the financial status of the Association which is as follows:
- Savings account balance $4,555.92
- Checking account balance $2,220.84*
- Dues 825.00
- Interest 2.18 $827.18
- Postage 58.50
- Lunch & Expenses 160.00* $218.50
*(based on estimated expense of $160.00 for 10/20/06 meeting)
Ed has been experiencing problems with the bank charging fees to get the associationís checks returned but has been successful in having the fees credited. Sarah Frins moved that the Treasurerís report be accepted, Mandy Haddin seconded the motion and it carried without objection.
John spoke about the problems several librarians reported with receiving Acts of Alabama from the Secretary of Stateís Office. He had contacted the Secretary of State, Nancy Worley, and the state official in charge of the Acts, Judy Bradshaw, and expressed his concerns about the distribution of the Acts. Should Mrs. Worley not be re-elected, John intends to follow up the matter with her successor. Meanwhile, LLAA members may call John for a contact number or e-mail address if they are experiencing a problem regarding the same.
Preston Peyton suggested a program on the Legislative Reference Service but it was pointed out that we had had one.
John thanked GiGi and Jones Law School for hosting the meeting. The business meeting was adjourned at 2:35 p.m.
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