Library Board Minutes

Meeting Date

Next Meeting: May 11, 2016


Old Power House

MINUTES of the regular meeting of the Pitkin County Library Board of Trustees on April 13,


ROLL CALL: Trustees present: John Keleher, Barbara Reid, Barbara Smith, Austine Stitt, John

Wilkinson and Judy Wrigley. Judi Harris was not present nor was County Librarian Kathy


PUBLIC COMMENT: There was no public comment.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES: Austine moved that the minutes be approved as submitted. Judy

Wrigley sseconded. The motion carried unanimously.

LIBRARIAN’S REPORT: There was no Librarian’s Report.


Construction update: The crew is in the final stages with cleaning, AV equipment and

lighting installation, and outdoor prep.

Roof repairs will be dealt with in the Fall.

The movers are on site installing the shelving and books.

Library is getting bids for the final phase of the move from its temporary quarters at Old

Power Plant to newly expanded and refurbished Library towards the end of May.

Much depends on acquiring the Certificate of Occupancy.

Fundraising: Barbara Reid brought the Board up to speed on new prospects who are being


Fundraising will go on through the summer. When the Library re-opens, there will be a

poster with the thermometer showing what has been raised and what is left to go.

Re-Opening: Open House is scheduled for June 19. Library won’t announce the date until

May, lest it be jinxed.

The Board is planning a walk-through(s) before June 19 for donors who have given $250 or


Rachel Richards and Bill Stirling have agreed to speak at the June 19 festivities.


There was none.


June 15, 2016

July 13, 2016

August 10, 2016


The Board left the Old Power Plant meeting room and went to the Library construction site for a


ADJOURNMENT: On motion of Barbara Smith, seconded by Judy Wrigley, the Board voted

unanimously to adjourn.

Respectfully submitted,

Austine Stitt

Acting Secretary