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October 12th Minutes




Dorr Township Library

Date: October 12, 2015

6:30 P.M.


Meeting was called to order at 6:29pm by Peggy Otto, President.

Pledge of Allegiance: Was said.

Roll Call: Present- Tara Reece, Peggy Otto, Louis Harnish, Barbara Gibson, Rachel Vote, Ken Huizinga. Absent- None. Natalie Bazan, Library Director, was also present. 0 visitors.

Approval of the Agenda: Reece motioned to approve the amended agenda to reflect the credit card statement amount of $2069.68, seconded by Vote. All yes, motion carried.

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

Treasurer’s Report: Vote motioned to receive and file the September 2015 Treasurer’s report, seconded by Gibson. All yes, motion carried. XXX motioned to accept the amended October 2015 budget, Gibson, seconded by Huizinga. All yes, motion carried. Reece motioned, seconded by Otto, to pay the September 2015 credit card bill in the amount of $2069.68. All yes, motion carried.

Public Comment: None.

Director’s Report: Brower 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 September 2015 was comparable to the September 2014 statistics.

Township Board Meeting: The next meeting is October 27, 2015. Otto and Bazan will attend this meeting. Otto attended the previous meeting and provided a three-minute update on library events and programming.

Committee Reports: Director’s Evaluation needs to be completed by November 1, 2015 and sent to Gibson. It is online and Gibson also has paper copies if needed.


1. None.


1. 2014/2015 Audit: The audit was prepared for the previous year. All accounting is in order. The report prepared by the audit firm is available at the library. Reece motioned to accept the audit report prepared by Siegfried Crandall PC, seconded by Vote. All yes, motion carried.

2. Michigan State Aid Annual Report: Discussed the latest State Aid report. Reece motioned to file the State Aid Report, seconded by Huizinga. All yes, motion carried.

Adjournment: Reece motioned, Gibson seconded to adjourn at 6:41pm. All yes.

Next regular meeting: November 9, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. at the library.

Submitted by Tara Cornelius-Reece.

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