Minutes, May 9, 2017


Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at 6:00pm

Poynette Area Public Library




Call to Order and Roll Call at 7:05 PM.  Present were Stone, Hanson, Mutchler, Palmer, and Koopmans.  Fiore and Shappell were not at the meeting.

Certification of Proper Notice - yes

Introduction of guest(s) - none

Public Comments - none

Adoption of Agenda:  Motion by Hanson/Koopmans to adopt.  MC.

Approval of Minutes from April 11, 2017:  Motion by Stone/Palmer to approve.  MC.

Treasurer’s Report:  $825.05 balance

Current Budget Review as printed

Director’s Report as printed

Updates on Village Meetings:  No update.  Van Schoyck-Teeter not at meeting.  New village rep to Library Board will be Terry Fiore.

Friends of the Library Report – no report



  1. Approval of Vouchers for library.Motion by Koopmans/Hanson to approve.MC
  2. Strategic Plan update will be changed to quarterly.
  3. Discuss/ Consider possible third Columbia County Board Rep: A letter will be sent to Columbia County that we choose to remain at seven members – 3 from the village, 2 county reps, 1 village board appointment, and 1 school district representative.
  4. Discuss/ Consider separate banking account for the library:discussed various conditions so will be completed at June meeting.
  5. Discuss/ Consider carryover spending:Committee brought updates to purchase possibilities for decisions at a future meeting.
  6. Discuss/ Consider Employment Practices Policy:to be updated and decided in June.
  7. Appoint nominating committee to present slate of officers:Board will become the nominating committee as a whole for June meeting.
  8. Discuss Agenda items for next meeting on Tuesday, June 13, 2017. Items 1, 2, 4, and 6 will be brought forward to June meeting.


Adjournment at 7:28

Claudine Hanson, recorder