Dorr Township Library

February 8th Minutes




Dorr Township Library

Date: February 8, 2016

6:30 P.M.



Meeting was called to order at 6:35pm by Peggy Otto, President.


Pledge of Allegiance:  Was not said due to lack of flag.


Roll Call: Present- Tara Reece, Peggy Otto, Rachel Vote, Ken Huizinga. Absent- Barb Gibson, Louis Harnish. Natalie Bazan, Library Director, was not present. 0 visitors.


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


Approval of the Minutes: Motioned to approve the January 2016 Minutes by Vote, seconded by Huizinga. All yes, motion carried.


Treasurer’s Report: Vote motioned to receive and file the January 2016 Treasurer’s report, seconded by Huizinga. All yes, motion carried. Reece motioned, seconded by Huizinga, to pay the January 2016 credit card bill in the amount of $1848.93. 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. Our circulation for January 2016 was 3112 items compared to January 2015 at 3178 items.


Township Board Meeting: The next meeting is February 29, 2016. Otto will attend this meeting. Otto and Vote attended the previous meeting and provided a 3-minute summary of current events and programming.


Committee Reports: None.




1.        None



1.        Weather Policy: We discussed proposed changes to the Weather Closing Policy. We tabled these changes until Bazan returns.

2.        2016/2017 Proposed Budget: We discussed this and tabled it until we could finalize it with Bazan.


Adjournment: Reece motioned, Vote seconded to adjourn at 7:25pm. All yes.


Next regular meeting: March 14, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. at the library.


Submitted by Tara Cornelius-Reece.

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