Library Board Minutes

Meeting Date

Next Meeting:  April 8, 2015 Noon Library Meeting Room

MINUTES of the meeting of the Pitkin County Library Board of Trustees on March 11, 2015.  The meeting was called to order at 12:08.

ROLL CALL:  Trustees present:  Barbara Reid, Judy Wrigley, John Wilkinson. Jim Moran,Barbara Smith and Judi Harris.  Austine Stitt was absent.  Library staff present wereKathy Chandler and Jocelyn Durrance.  Also present were Judy Clauson, John Keleher and Jodi Smith.

PUBLIC COMMENT:  There was no public comment.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:  A motion was made by Judy Wrigley and seconded by Jim Moran to approve the minutes of the meeting on February 4, 2015.  The motionpassed unanimously.

LIBRARIAN’S REPORT:  A successful groundbreaking ceremony for the expansion and renovation of the library was held on February 17, 2015.In preparation for construction, radon testing was done on the lower level of thelibrary and some levels were found to be slightly higher that the EPA recommendations.  Changes are being made to the HVAC system to see if that will mitigate the problem.

FUNDRAISING:  The board discussed a letter to be sent to the newspaper and to AspenCity Council members explaining in detail the services that the renovated library plans to provide to the community.  A motion was made by Jim Moran to approve the letteras amended.  The motion was seconded by Judy Wrigley and passed unanimously. It will be signed for the Library Board by John Wilkinson, Board president.

GRANT PROPOSALS:  A motion was made by Judy Wrigley to approve in advance that the staff submit any grant proposal that they feel is worthwhile.  The motion was seconded by Barbara Smith and passed unanimously.

CONSTRUCTION UPDATE:  Jodi Smith reported that construction permits are in process and that the back entrance to the library will be closed as of Monday whencrews will begin to peel back the roof of the parking garage.  Work on the alley is scheduled to begin April 1.

NOMINATING COMMITTEE AND ELECTION OF OFFICERS:  The nominating committee consisting of Austine Stitt, Judy Wrigley and Barbara Smith recommended that the current slate of officers be retained.  A motion was made by Barbara Smith and seconded by Judy Wrigley to reelect John Wilkinson, president, Jim Moran, vice-president, Judi Harris, secretary, and Barbara Reid, treasurer.  The motion passed unanimously.  

ADJOURNMENT:  A motion was made by Barbara Smith and seconded by Jim Moranto adjourn the meeting at 1:35.  The motion passed unanimously.


April 1, 2015    noon

April 8, 2015    noon

May 13, 2015    noon

June 10, 2015    noon

Respectfully submitted,

Judi Harris



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