Dorr Township Library

February 13th Minutes




Dorr Township Library

Date: February 13, 2016

6:30 P.M.



Meeting was called to order at 6:34 pm by Barbara Gibson, Vice President.


Pledge of Allegiance:  Was said.


Roll Call: Present- Rachel Vote, Barb Gibson, Sara Rydman, and Marcia Brock.

Also present- Alicia Schafer, Natalie Bazan, Brian Boot, Linda Goldin  and Larry Goldin


Approval of the Agenda:  Vote motioned to approve the agenda as amended, seconded by Brock. All yes, motion carried.


Approval of the Minutes: Motioned to approve the January 2017 Minutes by Vote, seconded by Gibson. All yes, motion carried.


Treasurer’s Report:  

Brock motioned, seconded by Gibson to approve  the  Treasurer’s Report. All yes, motion carried.

Brock motioned, seconded by Vote, to pay the January 2017 credit card bill in the amount of $708.67. All yes, motion carried.


Public Comment:  none


Director’s Report: Bazan provided a report of information about library programming and events during the preceding month and upcoming events. She also provided reports on meetings attended by the Director, grant applications, building issues, and ongoing library functioning.


Township Board Meeting: The next meeting is February 23, 2017.


Committee Reports:  none



  1. Board Members- interviewed board members Brian Boot and Linda Goldin.

  2. Weather Policy- the board agreed to close in the evening if the surrounding school districts canceled evening activities. The library will close for the day if the surrounding districts are closed or the director or appointed employee determines it is unsafe.

  3. Custodial Services- Vote motioned for Dorr Township to pay for custodial services provided to the library from the library appropriations line item or other library line item in the township budget. The custodian will remain a township employee. Brock seconded. All yes, motion carried.


  1. No new business


Closed Session- Vote requested a closed session. Gibson seconded. All yes vote.


Adjournment:  Vote motioned, Gibson seconded to adjourn at 8:15 pm. All yes.


Next regular meeting: March 13, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. at the library.

Special Budget Meeting- March 27, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. at the library.

Submitted by Rachel Vote.

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