Public Hearing for the 2021 Budget

6:00 pm – Monday, Sept.14, 2020


Called to order at 6:00 by Loretta Sutherland. There was no one  present. Adjourned at 6:02.


Board of Trustees



Call to Order The meeting was called to order at 6:02 by Loretta Sutherland.  Other board members present were DeeDee Feeney, Matt Lensiegne, Laura Glunt, Jill Cali  and Ruth Gerbig. Others in attendance were Kim Riley, library director. Absent was Matt Lensiegne and Kathy Bray.


Art Presentation by Melinda Spear-Huff


Call for Quorum – A quorum was achieved, with attendance as noted above


Reading and Approval of Minutes- The minutes of the August 2020 Board of Trustees meeting were reviewed and approved as written.


Reading and Approval of Financial Report- In Matt’s absent, Kim reported receipts of $18,809.66 and expenditures of $18161.47.



Approval of Bills: After review, Jill motioned, and Ruth seconded a motion to approve the financial report and the approval of the bills.  The motion passed.



Report of the  Director

  1. Maintenance issues:

Two leaky toilets and repaired.

  1. Programming updates

-STEAM program to continue, Blood drive: we collected 10 units

-Mainstreet is not doing Trunk or Treat.

-We will give our treats the whole week of Halloween

-Not sure what to do at Christmas this year.

-We will make a decision by mid-November.

-Idea to have Santa and Mrs. Claus read stories to be taped and shared with the -kids online and treats for kids to come pick up at the library.

-Kids can write letters to Santa.

  1. Other

Kim will be on vacation from the 18th to the 25th this month.

Racial equity books have not yet been delivered.

Applied for a care’s act grant: $1400 toward PPE supplies and e-content and was approved.


Committee Reports




Unfinished Business

  1. Movie licensing/Audio Visual (tabled until we being programing)-tabled
  2. Text messaging (tabled until we move further with Evergreen)-tabled
  3. Evergreen – At 24%
  4. IT contracts – AllesTek, AVC
  5. Bond issue (tabled until Fall 2022)


New Business

  1. Policy updates:

Leave policy- very few changes to the original policy.

Discussed changes.

Jill moved to approve the paid leave policy changes, Laura seconded and it passed.




Public Input