Minutes of Meeting
Kent Memorial Library Commission
April 9, 2013
Lynne Cigal welcomed new Commission member Joan Greenfield and called the meeting to order at 7:02 P.M.
I. Roll Call
Present: Michael Alexopoulos, Mel Chafetz,Lynne Cigal, M.P. (Sam) Coatti, Joan Greenfield, Joe Grimard, Chris Rago, Bruce Rietberg, Bob White and Joyce Wilson.
Absent: Claire Kawalec
Also Present: Library Director Jim McShane
II. Public Participation None
M. P. Coatti made the motion, seconded by Joe Grimard, to accept the March minutes. The motion passed unanimously.
IV. Communication Received None
V. Report of the Director
VI. Standing Committee Reports
Michael Alexopoulos reported that the majority of the Library’s funds have been transferred to Sky Investment Group from Merrill Lynch.
VII. Unfinished Business
Mel Chafetz reported that the Town will apply for a STEAP grant. These awards are intended to help towns fund municipal projects.
The Town’s budget meeting is May 8.
The opening on the Library Commission remains unfilled.
VIII. New Business
Mel Chafetz outlined the Library Foundation’s plans for the Andre Dubus reception on April 30.
Suffield on the Green
Lynne Cigal reported Suffield on the Green will occur on September 7-8 and canvassed Commission members for ideas for this upcoming event.
Lynne Cigal praised Director Jim McShane and his staff for the high quality of programs being offered.
The next meeting of the KMLC will be Tuesday, May 14 at 7 P.M.
Bruce Rietberg made the motion, seconded by Chris Rago, to adjourn at 7:45 P.M.
Joyce M. Wilson
April 14, 2013