Monday, August 16, 2021 Minutes
Welcome/Pledge of Allegiance: The meeting was called to order by President Mitchum at 7:00 pm.
Roll Call: Present: Shane Mitchum, President; Patrick Cartwright, Trustee; Kendra Rubin, Trustee; Mary Claire Aitken, Secretary; Laurie Knaack, Trustee; and Melissa Tacke, Library Director. Excused: Jacki Griffin, Vice President and Alyssa Mitchum, Treasurer.
Adoption of Agenda: The adoption of the agenda was motioned by Trustee Cartwright and seconded by Trustee Knaack. Unanimously approved.
Public Comment: None
New Business: A board meeting will be held on September 20, 2021 to further discuss sustainable funding options with Tim Burke of Upper Hudson Library System. The Board reviewed copier estimates and discussed machine prices and service contracts. A motion to approve the purchase of a Kyocera machine determined to have the best value was done by Trustee Cartwright and seconded by Trustee Knaack. Unanimously approved. An extension to the policy for special COVID-19 leave for employees was reviewed. A motion to extend the leave to June 30, 2022 was done by Trustee Cartwright and seconded by Trustee Knaack. Unanimously approved.
Old Business: Library programs were reviewed with a reminder given to encourage the public to finish their Summer Reading Program participation which will end August 30, 2021. The reopening process was discussed. Outdoor programming will continue through at least September 2021. The Disaster Recovery program was reviewed with roles assigned for particular tasks.
President’s Report: None.
Secretary’s Report: Trustee Cartwright motioned to approve the July 2021 meeting minutes. Seconded by Trustee Knaack. Unanimously approved.
Treasurer’s Report: The July 2021 Check Detail was reviewed. Trustee Cartwright motioned to approve the July 2021 Check Detail Reports. Seconded by Trustee Knaack. Unanimously approved.
Director’s Report: Director Tacke presented her monthly report for July 2021. Both visitations and loans increased in July 2021.
Friends Report: None
Committee Reports: None
Public Comment: None.
Executive Session: None.
Trustee Cartwright motioned to adjourn the meeting. Seconded by Trustee Knaack. The meeting was adjourned at 7:27 pm.