Minutes of Meeting

Kent Memorial Library Commission                       

February 14, 2012



Lynne Cigal called the meeting to order at 7:05 P.M.


I  Roll Call

Present:  M. Alexopoulis, L. Cigal, S. Coatti, J. Grimard, C. Kawalec, B. Rietberg,

B. White & J. Wilson.

Absent    D. Battle, M. Chafetz, C. Rago, & J. Lobo.

Also Present   Library Director Jim McShane


II  Public Participation           None


III   Minutes  

Sam Coatti made the motion, seconded by Claire Kawalec to accept the minutes of the January 10, 2012 meeting with the following corrections: Correct the spelling of secretary in Bob White’s initial motion, and, under the Report of the Director section, amend the last item to read The Friends of the Kent Memorial Library have pledged $25,000 for the new children’s area.  The motion passed unanimously.


IV   Communication               None


V    Director’s Report



VI Standing Committees


Building and Grounds           

The Building and Grounds Committee met on January 16 and made a list of those items needing repair.


VII   Unfinished Business      The library is scheduled to reopen sometime this spring.


VIII   New Business

Sam Coatti made the motion, seconded by Bruce Rietberg, to approve an additional $10,000 for flooring.  The motion passed unanimously.


The next meeting is March 13, 2012.



IX   Adjournment

Bruce Rietberg made the motion, seconded by Joe Grimard, to adjourn at 8:10 P.M.




Respectfully submitted,

Joyce M. Wilson

Secretary of the Commission

February 23, 2012