Tuesday, February 16, 2021 Minutes
Welcome/Pledge of Allegiance: Meeting called to order by President Mitchum at 7:01 pm.
Roll Call: Present: Shane Mitchum, President; Jacki Griffin, Vice President; Mary Claire Aitken, Secretary; Alyssa Mitchum, Treasurer; Laurie Knaack, Trustee; Maria Marcucci, Trustee; & Melissa Tacke, Lib. Dir.
Adoption of Agenda: The adoption of the agenda was motioned by Vice President Griffin and seconded by Trustee Knaack. Unanimously approved.
Public Comment: None.
New Business: Two new trustee applicants attended the meeting. Kendra Rubin and Patrick Cartwright were introduced, discussed their interest in the positions and were able to ask questions. The vacant terms are for the period of March 1, 2021 to December 31, 2022 and March 1, 2021 to December 2021. Based on confirmation of interest, the new trustees will be recommended to the Village Board at their next meeting. The 2020 annual report to the community was reviewed. The Board expressed their appreciation of the work and format done by the Library Director for this report. Vice President Griffin motioned to approve the 2020 annual report, and seconded by Trustee Knaack. Unanimously approved. The Library Director presented the resume of a proposed new hire which was reviewed. Vice President Griffin motioned to approve the hiring of the new library aide, E. O’Connor and seconded by Trustee Knaack. Unanimously approved.
Old Business: Library programs, including the Craft and Chat hour and Coffee and Conversation hour were discussed. The re-opening process was discussed. Changes were instituted to return to library visits of 30 minutes or less and limit visitors back to five from three.
President’s Report: None.
Secretary’s Report: Vice President Griffin motioned to approve the January 2021 meeting minutes and transcript. Seconded by Trustee Knaack. Unanimously approved.
Treasurer’s Report: The January 2021 Check Detail and 2020 Financial Statement were reviewed. Vice President Griffin motioned to approve the January 2021 Check Detail Reports. Seconded by Trustee Knaack. Unanimously approved. The 2020 Financial Statement was found acceptable and will be filed with the State Comptroller office.
Director’s Report: Director Tacke presented her monthly report for January 2021. Overall circulation and visitation decreased in comparison to January 2020.
Friends Report: A Zoom meeting was held, with discussion about finances and fundraising.
Committee Reports: None.
Announcements: Trustee Marcucci was thanked for her service to the Board.
Public Comment: None.
Executive Session: None.
Vice President Griffin motioned to adjourn the meeting. Seconded by Trustee Knaack. The meeting was adjourned at 7:45pm.