Special Board Meeting Minutes - September 18, 2008

September 18, 2008
7:30 p.m.

The hearing was called to order by the Chairman, James Gillig, at 7:30 p.m.

Present: J. Gillig, J. Fausone , G. Snow, C. Young, N. Williams

Absent: C. VanAuken

Also Present: E. Davis, S. Rzetelny

Budget Hearing

The Proposed 2009 Budget Hearing was opened for discussion. Slight revisions were made within the materials category and an addition to utilities.

2009 Proposed Budget Approval

J. Fausone moved and N. Williams supported the approval to adopt the Proposed 2009 Budget amount of $5,855,111.

The motion passed unanimously 9/08-18-1-BH

Tax Resolution

C. Young moved and J. Fausone supported the resolution to approve certifying the rate for tax levy of 1.4980 mills for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2009

The motion passed unanimously 9/08 18-2-BH

Adjourn

The budget hearing was adjourned at 7:35 p.m.

J. Gillig, Board Chairman

Meeting Minutes -- September 18, 2008

September 18, 2008
7:30 p.m.

The meeting was called to order by the Chairman, James Gillig, at 7:35 p.m.
Present: J. Fausone, J. Gillig, N. Williams, G. Snow, C. Young
Absent: C. Van Auken
Also Present: E. Davis, S. Rzetelny

CALL TO AUDIENCE

No comments. (R. Havenstein-Coughlin, A. Heidemann, L. Golden)

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

The agenda was approved as presented.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Minutes of the August 21st meeting were approved as submitted.

COMMUNICATIONS

  • Thank you to the Board from M. Coughlin acknowledging funeral arrangement received in memory of his mother.

  • Letter from Nationwide 457 Defined Contribution Plan giving assurances of their strength and viability in wake of recent financial concerns.

REPORT OF THE LIBRARY DIRECTOR

  • Eva reviewed the publicity packet provided by L. Golden noting the joint ad with Plymouth District Library targeting students – “Tackle Assignments @ Your Library”.

Classic Books for Older Readers

Location Author Title
J 398.238 AES   Aesop's Fables
J Fiction ALCOTT Alcott, L.M. Little Women
J Fiction ALEXANDER Alexander, L. The Black Cauldron
YA Paperback A Andersen, H.C. Andersen's Fairy Tales
J 398.235 PHI   The Arabian Nights
J Fiction ATWATER Atwater, Richard Mr. Popper's Penguins
J Paperback B Babbitt, N. Tuck Everlasting
J Fiction BANGOLD Bangold, E. National Velvet
J Fiction BANKS Banks, L.R. The Indian in the Cupboard
J Fiction BARRIE Barrie, J.M. Peter Pan

Meeting Minutes -- August 21, 2008

August 21, 2008
7:30 p.m.

The meeting was called to order by the Chairman, James Gillig, at 7:30 p.m.
Present: J. Fausone, J. Gillig, C. Van Auken, N. Williams, G. Snow, C. Young
Absent:
Also Present: E. Davis, S. Rzetelny, Eric Hess

CALL TO AUDIENCE

No comments. (R. Havenstein-Coughlin, A. Heidemann, C. McLaughlin, Don Turner, Michael Siegrist)

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

The agenda was approved as presented.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Minutes of the July 17th meeting were approved as submitted.

COMMUNICATIONS

  • MLA Membership cards were distributed to Board members.


Adventure Stories

Author Title

For 2nd-4th graders

Kawai, Ritsuko The Adventures of Hamtaro
Wise, William Christopher Mouse: The Tale of a Small Traveler

For 4th-6th graders

Allende, Isabel Kingdom of the Golden Dragon
Alton, Steve The Malifex
Ashby, John Sea Gift
Bledsoe, Lucy Jane The Antarctic Scoop
Bredsdorff, Bodil The Crow-Girl: The Children of Crow Cove
Cadnum, Michael Daughter of the Wind
Crilly, Mark Akiko
Crilly, Mark Billy Clikk: Creatch Battler
Dalton, Annie

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