Dorr Township Library

January 21st Minutes

Date changed due to snow delays.




Dorr Township Library

Date: January 21, 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, Barb Gibson, Ken Huizinga. Absent- Louis Harnish. Natalie Bazan, Library Director, was also present. 0 visitors.

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

Approval of the Minutes: Motioned to approve the December 2015 Minutes by Huizinga, seconded by Gibson. All yes, motion carried.

Treasurer’s Report: Vote motioned to receive and file the December 2015 Treasurer’s report, seconded by Huizinga. All yes, motion carried. Gibson motioned, seconded by Huizinga, to pay the December 2015 credit card bill in the amount of $1040.42. All yes, motion carried.

Public Comment: None.

Director’s Report: Bazan provided 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 December 2015 was 2809 items compared to December 2014 at 2755 items.

Township Board Meeting: The next meeting is January 25, 2016. Otto will attend this meeting. Due to weather no Board member attended the December 2015 Township Meeting.

Committee Reports: None.


1. None


1. Then and Now Addition: Otto provided a report from the planning meeting that she attended with the Then and Now Addition Committee. There was also a donation to the Township from the VanSingal Foundation for the Then and Now addition in the amount of $10,000.

Adjournment: Reece motioned, Vote seconded to adjourn at 7:35pm. All yes.

Next regular meeting: February 8, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. at the library.

Submitted by Tara Cornelius-Reece.

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