Monday November 18, 2019 Minutes
Welcome/Pledge of Allegiance: The meeting was called to order by President Karis-Nix at 7:00 pm.
Roll Call: Present: Olivia Karis-Nix, President; Jacki Griffin, Vice President; Mary Claire Aitken, Secretary; Shane Mitchum, Trustee; Nathan Hans, Treasurer; Maria Marcucci, Trustee; L. Knaack, Trustee; and Melissa Tacke, Library Director.
Adoption of Agenda: Agenda adopted upon motion of Treasurer Hans and seconded by Trustee Marcucci. Unanimously approved.
Public Comment: None
Old Business: Library programs were discussed. Evaluations for the Board and the library director were submitted to be collated for discussion at the December 2019 Board meeting.
New Business: The proposed CPL Mascot Contest document was reviewed and critiqued. Library Director Tacke will set up meetings with the Schodack CSD Superintendent and school principals to present the contest. The 2019 revised budget, 2020 budget, and the 2020 staff pay rates were presented and reviewed. A vote to adopt will be taken at the December 2019 meeting. Committee assignments were reviewed and reassigned. Trustee Knack was added to the Administrative, Policy and Community Outreach & Visibility Committees. Trustee Mitchum was added to the Finance and Sustainable Funding Committees. Secretary Aitken was added to the Operations/ Capital Projects.
President’s Report: None.
Secretary’s Report: Treasurer Hans motioned to approve the October 2019 meeting minutes. Seconded by Vice President Griffin. Unanimously approved.
Treasurer’s Report: Trustee Marcucci motioned to approve the October 2019 Check Detail Reports. Seconded by Vice President Griffin. Unanimously approved.
Director’s Report: Director Tacke presented her monthly report for October 2019. An outreach smartphone class at Castle Hill and Kindergarten class visits to the library were discussed.
Friends Report: T. Scandurra, the Friends President attended the meeting and reported on fundraising events.
Committee Reports: None
Announcements: President Karis-Nix was thanked for her service to the Board and the library. Vice President will be the acting President for the December meeting.
Executive Session: None
The meeting was adjourned upon motion by Vice President Griffin and seconded by President Karis-Nix at 7:52 pm.