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Library Board of Trustees
Board Meeting
Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Frank Brady, Kathleen Capelli, Heather Crocker, Kristen Dart, Terence Diggory, Janet Lindner, Minita Sanghvi, Issac (Ike) Pulver, Eric Blackman, Tara Chhabra, Laura Clark, Jennifer Ferriss, Don Flinton, Jennifer Ogrodowski, Ric Taras, Carmen Vasquez

Meeting Called to Order at 5:19 PM

Approval of September 21, 2020 Meeting Minutes:
Kathleen Capelli, second by Minita Sanghvi, approved the September 21, 2020, meeting minutes to include the corrections / changes made by Terence Diggory and Frank Brady. All in favor, motion carries.

Approval of Expenditures:
Minita Sanghvi, second by Janet Lindner, approved the September Pre-Paid Checks # 68242 -68243 totaling: $563.08 and the October Warrants/Checks # 68244 -68343 totaling: $164,162.10. All in favor, motion carries.

Approval of Financial Reports:
Minita Sanghvi, second by Kathleen Capelli, approved the following reports as presented:

  • October Warrant Summary Sheet
  • Budget Report
  • Income Statement

All in favor, motion carries.

President's Report:

Correspondence and Communication:

Director's Report:
Library patrons are pleased to have additional access to the Library. Friends of the Library are now open by appointment for browsing and have begun accepting donations. The next phase of the Library's re-opening plan will begin on, November 2, 2020. The Director's report, statistics and department reports were reviewed as presented. Ike Pulver thanked Tara Chhabra for her outstanding work and creativity in planning this year's annual Staff Day. Frank Brady expressed his gratitude for Tara's coordination of the Flu clinic.

Special / Committee Reports:

Old Business:
The reopening status was discussed earlier in the director's report.
Kathleen Capelli, second by Minita Sanghvi, approved the revisions to the Bylaws. All in favor, motion carriers.

New Business:

Meeting Adjourned at 5:58 pm

Respectfully submitted by:
C. Vasquez, Recording Secretary

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