Allegan District Library Board of Trustees
November 19, 2013
The regular monthly board meeting was called to order by President Kiella at 7:01 pm. Trustees present were: Jason Watts, Mike Kiella, Chris Antkoviak, Carol Browne, Carol Garofalo, Sally Trabulsi, Director Ann Perrigo and Administrative Assistant Evelyn Lyzenga.
Trustee Catherine Hellmann was excused. Trustee Watts moved, Trustee Garofalo seconded, to accept the consent agenda. Passed. Trustee Watts moved, Trustee Browne seconded, to accept the action agenda. Passed.
Public comment – none.
President Kiella then handed the meeting over to Trustee Browne who is chair of the Strategic Planning Committee to review the 2013 action plan. This action plan was reviewed, updated and once revised, will be redistributed.
Trustee Watts moved to pay the bills in the amount of $19,808.67 for bills, $19,876.41 for October payroll, for a total of $39,685.08. Seconded by Trabulsi, passed.
Under Unfinished Business, Trustee Browne led the discussion for the Search Committee. Items were:
• She reviewed the board’s visits to other libraries, staff meeting and other people visits.
• Set of papers are being prepared for the Saturday meeting.
• The consultant will facilitate most of Saturday’s meeting.
• Trustee Watts will take minutes at the Saturday meeting.
• The meeting notice and agenda will be posted on the employees’ bulletin board.
Director Perrigo reviewed Peggy Westgate’s exit recommendations. All items are either being completed or are completed.
Trustee Watts moved to purchase for $4,995.00 a new Xerox Work Centre 7225 Printer to replace the Minolta/Konia printer. Trustee Garofalo seconded, passed.
Board Members comments: Trustee Watts commended the board for the fine library visits that were conducted as part of the Director Search. The Board gave an ovation for chairwoman, Carol Browne, for the fine work done.
Trustee Watts moved, Trustee Browne seconded, to adjourn at 8:03 pm.