Library Board Budget Hearing Minutes — Thursday, September 21, 2017

The hearing was called to order by the Chairperson, Michelle Farell, at 7:30 p.m.

Present:           N. Eggenberger, M. Farell, J. Lee, J. Pandit, D. Turner, A. Watts

Absent:           

Also Present:   E. Davis, K. Gladden

  • CALL TO AUDIENCE: (L. Golden, R. Havenstein-Coughlin, D. McHugh, M. Nicholson, N. Szczepanski) - None
  • BUDGET HEARING 

The Proposed 2018 Budget Hearing was opened for discussion.  

  • 2018 PROPOSED BUDGET APPROVAL

Trustee N. Eggenberger stated that, as the Board had discussed the proposed budget extensively over the past two months, she was comfortable with the version presented.

N. Eggenberger moved and J. Pandit supported the motion to adopt the Proposed 2018 Budget amount of $ 5,853,025. (See Attachment A)

The motion passed unanimously 17/9-21-1-BH

  • TAX RESOLUTION

Discussion ensued regarding the mechanism and historical impact of the Headlee Amendment on previous years’ millage levies.

D. Turner moved and A. Watts supported the resolution to approve certifying the rate for tax levy of 1.5139 mills for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2018.

(See Attachment B)

  • ROLL CALL VOTE

Yes: J. Pandit, A. Watts, N. Eggenberger, J. Lee, D. Turner, M. Farell

No:  None

Abstain: None

The motion passed 17/9‑21-2-BH (6-0-0)

  • CALL TO AUDIENCE — None
  • ADJOURN

The budget hearing was adjourned at 7:40 p.m.

 

 

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