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March 11th Minutes




Dorr Township Library

Date: March 13, 2016

6:30 P.M.



Meeting was called to order at 6:30 pm by Peggy Otto, President.


Pledge of Allegiance:  Was said.


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

Also present- Elyshia Schafer, Natalie Bazan, Tara McMillion, and Kristie Lewis


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


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


Treasurer’s Report:  

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

Brock motioned, seconded by Gibson, to pay the February 2017 credit card bill in the amount of $2,271.55. 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 March 23, 2017.


Committee Reports:  none


  1. Board Members- Peggy Otto submitted her letter of resignation from the Dorr Township Library Board, effective April 1, 2017. Gibson motioned to accept Otto’s resignation, Vote seconded. All yes- motion carried.

  2. Personnel-

    1. Natalie Bazan submitted her letter of resignation. Her last day will be March 25, 2017.

    2. Gibson motioned to elect Elyshia Schafer, the current teen librarian, as interim director, seconded by Brock. All yes- motion carried.

      3. Computers- Brock motioned to purchase four new computers from Overwatch Data for not more than $4,000 including installation, Gibson seconded. All yes- motion carried.

      4. Lakeland Consortium- The board approved the motion from Lakeland Consortium.



  1. Board Members- interviewed board members Tara McMillion and Kristie Lewis

Gibson motioned to appoint Tara McMillion to the current open board position, seconded by Brock. All yes- motion carried.

Gibson motioned to appoint Kristie Lewis to the board position that will be open on April 1, 2017. seconded by Rydman. All yes- motion carried.



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


Next regular meeting: April 10, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. at the library.

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

Submitted by Rachel Vote.

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