Minutes, February 13, 2018


Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at 6:00pm

Poynette Area Public Library




Call to Order and Roll Call – The meeting was called to order at 7:15 PM. Attending the meeting were board members Koopmans, Mutchler, Ross, Hanson and Director Ganz.  Fiore,  Stone and Shappell did not attend the meeting.  Palmer attended by way of a telephone connection.


Certification of Proper Notice - Yes


Introduction of guest(s) - None


Public Comments - None


Adoption of Agenda – A motion to delay Trustee Training until the March meeting was made with acceptance of the remainder of the Agenda by Mutchler/Ross.  MC.


Approval of Minutes from January 9, 2018 – A motion to accept the January minutes with two additions to item 3 (Motion by Hanson/Stone, MC) and item 5 (no plan) by Hanson/Koopmans.  MC.


Trustee Training – Tabled until March meeting


Treasurer’s Report – There were no deposits.  As of January 31, 2018, the balance in checking account is $1869.72.  The balance in the Foundation account on December 31, 2017, was $1478.49. 


Current Budget Review – As printed


Director’s Report – As printed.  Program attendance is very good.


Updates on Village Meetings – Submitted by Fiore in email to Library Director.  The Village Board approved bids for Mill St and Pearl St new construction, approved new signage for intersection of Washington and Main including tree trimming in front of bank, removing 4 parking spaces on Main and using reflective tape on the crosswalk.  The Board also discussed bids for snow removal on walking path around the ball diamond off the Wellington alley and tabled the vote for future discussion of funding equipment to do the removal/salt and man hours.


Friends of the Library Report – There was no meeting.





  1. Approval of vouchers for Library – Motion to approve by Mutchler/Palmer (by phone).MC.
  2. Review/approval of 2017 Annual Report – Motion to approve report by Koopmans/Hanson. MC.
  3. Discuss/ consider memorial donation – Because furniture will not be delivered until the end of February further action on this will be delayed until the March meeting.
  4. Discuss Agenda items for next meeting on Tuesday, March 13, 2018


Adjournment – at 7:15


Submitted by Claudine M Hanson