Texas State Library and Archives Commission

Audit Committee


Monday, January 31, 2000


Minutes

The Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) Audit Committee met on Monday, January 31, 2000, at 1:00 p.m. in Room 314, Lorenzo de Zavala State Archives and Library Building in Austin.

Audit Committee Present:


Patrick Heath, Chairman


Carolyn Palmer Armstrong


Sandy Melton

Commissioners Present:


Kenneth Carr


Sandra Pickett


Marvin Rich

Commissioners Absent: None

Staff Present:


Peggy D. Rudd, Director and Librarian


Edward Seidenberg, Assistant State Librarian


Charles Brown, Director, Information Resources Technologies


Jenifer Flaxbart, Director, Talking Book Program


Michael Heskett, Director, State and Local Records Management


Chris LaPlante, Director, Archives and Information Services


Jeanette Larson, Director, Library Development


Michael Piper, Director, Library Resource Sharing


Nancy Webb, Public Information Officer


Erica Lester, Executive Secretary

Guests Present:


Russell Gregorczyk, Auditor


Julie Horsley, Legislative Budget Board


Sylvia Ibañez, Governor's Office of Budget and Planning

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Chairman Heath convened the meeting at 1:00 p.m.

1. Discuss internal audit report on Archives and Information Services Division, and formulate recommendation to the State Library and Archives Commission.

Russell Gregorczyk and Chris LaPlante discussed the audit and answered questions from the committee concerning the favorable audit. The committee noted a few minor typographical errors.

After some discussion concerning disaster recovery procedures, Commissioner Armstrong moved to recommend to the full Commission the approval of the audit; Commissioner Melton seconded. Motion passed.

2. Discuss internal audit report on grants made to the El Paso Public Library and formulate recommendation to the State Library and Archives Commission.

Mr. Gregorczyk and Jeanette Larson discussed the El Paso audit and answered questions from the Commission. The Commission discussed several options that might improve the situation in El Paso.

Commissioner Melton moved to recommend approval of the audit, with the addition that the Commission Chairman appoint a committee of Commissioners, State Library staff, and El Paso citizens to visit with the El Paso mayor concerning the audit. Commissioner Armstrong seconded the motion. Motion passed.

With no further business, Chairman Heath adjourned the Audit Committee at 1:55 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,


Peggy D. Rudd


Director and Librarian

 

 

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