Monday, May 17, 2021 Minutes
Welcome/Pledge of Allegiance: The meeting was called to order by President Mitchum at 7:02 pm.
Roll Call: Present: Shane Mitchum, President; Jacki Griffin, Vice President; Alyssa Mitchum, Treasurer; Mary Claire Aitken, Secretary; Laurie Knaack, Trustee; Patrick Cartwright, Trustee; Kendra Rubin, Trustee; and Melissa Tacke, Library Director.
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: The revision of the Financial Policies was discussed. A revision was made to the Credit/Debit card to align the total amount with the cap on the limit for checks for equivalency. Vice President Griffin motioned to approve the revised Financial Policies, and seconded by Trustee Knaack. Unanimously approved. A new policy for Art Exhibition was discussed. Vice President Griffin motioned to approve the new Art Exhibition Policy with the removal of bullet #4 and seconded by Trustee Knaack. Unanimously approved.
Old Business: Library programs were discussed, including the Summer Reading Program. Reopening items were presented, including the resumption of a computer station and an increase in capacity to ten patrons. The mask requirement was discussed with the consensus that masks should still be required with the six foot spacing also, so no change will occur at this time.
President’s Report: None.
Secretary’s Report: Vice President Griffin motioned to approve the April 2021 meeting minutes and transcript. Seconded by Trustee Knaack. Unanimously approved.
Treasurer’s Report: The April 2021 Check Detail was reviewed. Vice President Griffin motioned to approve the April 2021 Check Detail Reports. Seconded by Trustee Knaack. Unanimously approved.
Director’s Report: Director Tacke presented her monthly report for April 2021. There was discussion for the comparisons from the month of April 2020 to April 2021. The library was closed to the public for April 2020. Charts show a decrease in e-content though still in demand. The spring’s first in-person outdoor activity, rock painting, was well attended.
Friends Report: The May plant sale fundraiser went well.
Committee Reports: The Finance Committee met to discuss a preliminary budget for Town funding requests. The Policy Committee met and will continue to review policies. The Sustainable Funding Committee met and will continue to explore the path forward on funding. The Community Outreach & Visibility Committee met. Resumption of board member attendance to the Town Board meetings to present different topics of library interest and the Mascot Competition were discussed.
Public Comment: None.
Executive Session: None.
Vice President Griffin motioned to adjourn the meeting. Seconded by Trustee Knaack. The meeting was adjourned at 7:36pm.