Meeting was called to order at 7:04 p.m. EST by President Schottenfeld
Janet Hiser, Olivia Karis-Nix, Don McKnight, Stacey Rattner, Faith Schottenfeld
Marge Kehrer, Doreen Truesdell
Adoption of Agenda
There were a couple of additions to the agenda: Add “Reviewing the Social Media
Policy” under Old Business and “Nominating Committee” under New Business.
President Schottenfeld proposed to adopt the agenda. Treasurer Hiser seconds.
Beginning tonight, Director Peker and President Schottenfeld have instituted a “pre”
meeting prior to every board meeting.
The collaboration meeting of Nassau/East Greenbush/Castleton libraries met on
September 23. Since both the Nassau Library and Castleton Public Library are both at
the beginning stages of their strategic planning, the group decided they would meet
again after the libraries developed their strategic plans and established priorities of each
Regarding the budget, there has been positive feedback from Supervisor Denis Dowds
on our budget and our collaboration between the three libraries. We are still waiting to
hear how the budget will proceed with the Town Board. The president of the East
Greenbush Library recommended that as we work on our strategic plan, we also include
discussions of having a 414 and becoming a special district library in the future.