June 22, 2010 | gladdenk
The Chairperson, Colleen Van Auken, called the meeting to order at 7:31PM
Present: K. Schulz, M. Siegrist, C. Van Auken, J. Fausone, G. Snow, D. Turner
Also Present: E. Davis, S. Rzetelny
Call to Audience
No comments (A. Heidemann, L. Papa, Ellen Pare, Michael Pare)
Approval of Agenda
The agenda was approved as presented
Approval of Minutes
Minutes of the April 15 meeting were approved as presented
E. Davis shared with the Board a note from Peg Britz on behalf of the Friends Board and Secondhand Prose volunteers, thanking the library for the volunteer luncheon.
Report of the Library Director
E. Davis reported that Nancy Szczepanski had accepted the new position of Department Head for Circulation Services, in charge of a group of roughly 50 employees. She will assume her new duties as of June 1. Leo Papa will continue on as interim supervisor for the rest of the Technical Services group (9-10 people).
Davis mentioned a spate of articles and emails about other Metro Detroit libraries that are cutting hours, cutting staff, etc. in an effort to cope with the current budget realities.