Library Board Notice of Public Meeting

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

for the
Library Board of Trustees

 

Library Board Meeting -- November 23rd @ 6:00pm

In the Library Solarium

In compliance with the Open Meetings Act, the Library Board will be holding the Library Board of Trustees monthly meeting, at 6:00 p.m..

This is an in-person meeting in the library, 500 Market Street. Pursuant to PA 254 of 2020, Board Trustee Mimi Elwell and Liz Darato will be attending the meeting remotely to accommodate their absence due to medical condition.
This is an open meeting and all are welcome to attend.   Thank you!

MEETING WILL BEGIN AT 6:00 P.M.  

Should you have any inquiries regarding the meeting, you can email publiclibrary@sjcity.com or leave a voice message at 269-983-7167 prior to the meeting and someone will contact you.         

Topic: Maud Preston Palenske Library Board Meeting
Time: Nov 23, 2021 06:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)   

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MEETING WILL BEGIN AT 6:00 P.M.  
                                                     
                            
                                             MAUD PRESTON PALENSKE MEMORIAL LIBRARY
                                                                        BOARD OF TRUSTEES


November 23, 2021

In compliance with the Open Meetings Act, the Library Board will be holding the Library Board of Trustees monthly meeting, at 6:00 p.m.. 

This is an in-person meeting in the library, 500 Market Street. Pursuant to PA 254 of 2020, Board Trustee Mimi Elwell and Liz Darato will be attending the meeting remotely to accommodate their absence due to medical condition.
This is an open meeting and all are welcome to attend.   Thank you! 


President:    Call to Order   
     
Public Comment:  -Friends of the Library
                                     
President: 

     -Approval of Meeting Minutes
    
Treasurer: 

      -Approval of Bills – October 2021 
      -Approval- Financial Report – October 2021
      -Overview of How to Read Financial Statements- Jim 

Old Business: 

     -Solar Panels – Overview- ABM
     -Maintenance Contracts – List Draft
    -Update- Positive Covid Response Protocol/ Policy 
             
  New Business: 

      -Resolution to accept the Gary L. Lockwood estate, in the amount of $85,962.42.
      -Resolution directing City to transfer $85,962.42 to the Berrien Community Foundation Growth and Use Fund.
      -Township – Special project funding proposal- Tech.
      -Staff “in-service” week – close to public Dec 27th- Dec 30th, 2021, and Staff Recognition 
    
Director:   

President Comments:
          
Board Comments: 

Adjournment:  

Next Meeting:  January 25, 2022


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