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July 14 Minutes




Dorr Township Library

Date: July 14, 2014

6:30 P.M.


Meeting was called to order at 6:38pm by Pat Moore, President.

Roll Call: Present- Pat Moore, Tara Reece, Ken Huizinga, Peggy Otto, Louis Harnish, Barbara Gibson. Absent- None. Natalie Bazan, Library Director, was also present. 2 visitors.

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

Approval of the Minutes: Motioned to approve the June 2014 Minutes by Moore, seconded by Otto. All yes, motioned carried.

Treasurer’s Report: Moore motioned to receive and file the June 2014 Treasurer’s report, seconded by Gibson. All yes, motioned carried. Huizinga motioned, Otto seconded to pay the current credit card bill in the amount of $1724.81. All yes, motioned carried.

Public Comment: Comments from the public were heard.

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, grant applications, building issues, and ongoing library functioning.  We currently have 186 individuals participating in Summer Reading and 62 new patron card registrations in the last month.

Township Board Meeting: The next meeting is July 28, 2014. Bazan will attend this meeting. Bazan attended the previous meeting and provided three minutes of information about library functioning.

Committee Reports: There will be a staff meeting on August 23, 2014 at 8:30am in the library.


  1. Teen Room: Discussed plans for the new teen room and explored the physical space of the library.


1.        Open Trustee Position Interview Process: We have received some applications for the vacant Board position and will schedule interviews for our next regular Board meeting.

2.        Revised Policy Manual: Bazan drafted a consolidated policy manual for the Board to review.  The Board will review the draft and be prepared to revise in subsequent Board meetings.

Adjournment: Moore motioned, Reece seconded to adjourn at 7:38pm. All yes.

Next regular meeting: August  11, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. at the library.

Submitted by Tara Cornelius Reece.

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