Dorr Township Library

January 15 Minutes




Dorr Township Library

Date: January 15, 2018

7:00 P.M.



Meeting was called to order at 7:05 pm by Rachel Vote, President.


Pledge of Allegiance:  Was said.


Roll Call: Present-  Rachel Vote, Barb Gibson, Marcia Brock, Sara Rydman, Jennifer Klug Absent- Tara McMillen. Elyshia Schafer, Library Director, was also present. No visitors.


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


Approval of the Minutes: Rydman motioned to approve the December 11, 2017 minutes with changes, seconded by Vote. All yes, motion carried.  No library board member attended the December 28, 2017 Dorr Township meeting.


Treasurer’s Report:  Vote motioned to receive and file the December 2017 Treasurer’s report, review of the general ledger and the quarterly budget seconded by Brock. All yes, motion carried.  Gibson motioned, seconded by Brock, to pay the December 2017 credit card bill in the amount of $829.97. All yes, motion carried.


Public Comment: None.


Director’s Report: Schafer 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.

·         Library newsletter for January, February and March 2018 is online.

·         Great community response to a variety of ongoing classes.

·         No scheduled closing.  No weather-related closing of district schools.  Library is closed when schools are closed.

·         No scheduled Lakeland Library meeting in January 2018.

·         Allegan County Library Association Meeting (ACLA) in January 2018, Elyshia will attend.


Township Board Meeting: The next meeting is January 25, 2018 at 7:00 pm. Jen Klug and Elyshia will attend this meeting. No one attended the previous meeting.


Committee Reports: None



1.         AC units have been installed.



1.         Action plan discussed for future library millage on the August 2018 ballot.



Adjournment: Vote motioned, Gibson seconded to adjourn at 8:20 pm. All yes.  Motion carried.


Next regular meeting: February 19, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. at the library.


Submitted by Sara Rydman.