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Library Board of Trustees
Board Meeting
Monday, December 9, 2019

PRESENT:
Frank Brady, Kathleen Capelli, Janet Lindner, Minita Sanghvi, Steve Sheinkin, Ike Pulver, Jennifer Ferriss, Dan Hubbs, Jennifer Ogrodowski, Don Flinton, Ric Taras

ABSENT:
Tara Chhabra

Meeting Called to Order at 5:01 PM

Approval of November Meeting Minutes and Executive Session: Frank Brady made a motion to approve the minutes, all in favor.

Financial Reports: Motion made by Minita Sanghvi to approve the Prepaid Warrants/Checks 67430-67437 totaling $5,238.38 and to approve the November Warrants/Checks 67442-67523 totaling $132,588.60, all in favor. Frank Brady made a motion to approve the November Checks and December Warrant Summary Sheets, the Budget Report and the Income Report, all in favor.

Presidents Report: Frank Brady received Board of Trustee support to contact the City of Saratoga Springs about the Library Parking Lot.

Public Comment: A patron asked if the library would consider re-subscribing to Down Beat Magazine.

Correspondence and Communication: No correspondence received.

Director's Report: Ike Pulver announced the possibility of buying a block of tickets to see Trevor Noah as a companion experience with the Saratoga Reads book choice. The Friends of the Library have offered support. The showing of The Public, provided the Friends of the Library with a $250 donation and a $1000 donation to Code Blue. The wrap for the Outreach Van is expected to be finalized shortly. 2020 will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Library in its current location.

Special/Committee Reports: There were no updates.

Old Business: The Board of Trustees are waiting for another proposal for the Strategic Plan. No date was chosen for a Board retreat. A punch list for the mechanical upgrades is in the works.

New Business: A motion by Kathleen Capelli was made to accept the SALS Grant Application, all in favor.

Meeting Adjourned at 6:20 pm

Respectfully submitted by:
Kathleen Capelli, Board Secretary

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