Library Board of Trustees Minutes February 10, 2016


Meeting of the Board of Trustees

Wednesday, February 10, 2016


The regular meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Brockway Library was called to order at 9:00am, Present: Michelle Brown (Library Director) and board members: Chair, Antonie Downs, Henry Harnage, Jennifer Quinton, Donna Hurtak and Cheryl Gowing.


Public Comment: None


  1. Minutes: a motion was made by Henry Harnage to approve the minutes of the January meeting as amended. Seconded by Cheryl Gowing.

  2. Financial Report: Presented and a motion to approve it was made by Donna Hurtak and seconded by Cheryl Gowing.

  3. Circulation Report was presented. A note was made that circulation increased from last month.

    Old Business:

         a. Update on Environmental Study for the Library: Michelle Brown reported that the dehumidifiers have all been removed and the levels are back to normal.

     b. Update on Children’s Wing Expansion: Michelle Brown has met with 1 architect and has plans to meet with 2 more soon.

Other Items:


       a. Discussion about overdue book procedures… it was confirmed that standard notices will be sent to all library card holders.


       b. Antonie Downs initiated discussion about the Village Council’s proposal to implement term limits to some Village Boards, with questions of how it will impact our board. Further discussion will be had if/when the issue is brought up for our board.

     c. Cheryl Gowing presented the Fine Arts Committee report – we have a reception on April 22, as part of our series from the co-grant with Barry for Latino artists.

     d. Cheryl Gowing presented the Community Alliance report.

The meeting adjourned at 10:13am. The next scheduled meeting is for March 9, 2016 at 9am


Respectively submitted: Jennifer Quinton, Secretary