Minutes of Meeting
Kent Memorial Library Commission
April 12, 2011
Bob White called the meeting to order at 7:04 P.M.
I Roll Call
Present: M. Alexopoulos, D. Battle, M. Chafetz, M.P. Coatti, J. Grimard, C. Kawalec, B. Rietberg, B. White and J. Wilson.
Absent: L. Cigal, J. Lobo and C. Rago.
Also Present: Library Director Jim McShane
II Public Participation None
Sam Coatti made the motion, seconded by Claire Kawalec, to accept the minutes of the March 8 meeting. The motion passed unanimously.
IV Communication None
V Director’s Report
VI Standing Committees
At last month’s meeting Mike Alexopoulos submitted a proposal outlining a policy for the Debit Card Account. Mel Chafetz made the motion, seconded by Claire Kawalec, to accept the proposal: Statement of Policy for Debit Card Account. The motion passed unanimously.
In recognition of their generosity, forty donors of the Reserve Our Seat project were invited to a special event at the Library to view the refurbished auditorium and to hear the Suffield Jazz Band. Ten donors attended this event.
VII Unfinished Business
Bonding for the New Library and Other Town Projects
Mel Chafetz encouraged Commission members to attend the Library Foundation meeting on April 14. A discussion about signage and other publicity regarding the upcoming April 28 referendum followed.
VIII New Business
Kim Lord recently attended a Trendspotting 2011 meeting at the Darien Library. The Library staff will discuss the main topics presented at this forum in the upcoming weeks.
The next regular meeting is May 10, 2011.
Mel Chafetz made the motion, seconded by David Battle, to adjourn at 8:28.
Joyce M. Wilson
Secretary of the Commission
April 19, 2011