Board Minutes

Meeting Date

Next Meeting: August 12, 2020


Library Mezzanine

MINUTES of the regular meeting of the PItkin County Library Board of Trustees on July 8,

2020. The meeting was called to order at 12:00 p.m.

ROLL CALL: Trustees present: John Wilkinson, Judy Wrigley, Austine Stitt, Barbara Smith,

Trustees John Keleher, Barbara Reid, and alternate Elizabeth Nix attended via Zoom. Also

attending were County Librarian Kathy Chandler and Library staff members Nathalie Crick,

Genevieve Smith, JB Bradley, Martha Durgy, Carol McArdell, and Susan Keenan.

PUBLIC COMMENT: There was no public comment.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES: Austine Stitt moved to approve the minutes of the June 10, 2020

meeting, and Barbara Smith seconded her motion which passed unanimously.


OLD BUSINESS: After a brief discussion Judy Wrigley moved to approve a change to the

original motion to the ByLaws to Allow for Attending Remotely in the Event of an Emergency.

The three underlined words were added to the original motion: “In the event of a crisis that

makes it difficult or impossible for some Trustees or Alternates to attend a Board meeting in

person, if it is feasible to participate in the meeting by telephone or over the internet by

conference call, then those members will be allowed to join the meeting remotely to help

constitute a quorum and to vote on issues.” Austine Stitt seconded this motion. The motion

passed unanimously. Then Judi Harris moved to approve the second reading of this modified

motion, and Judy Wrigley seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.

Librarian’s Report: Kathy Chandler provided a chronological report detailing the Library’s

actions since the beginning of the pandemic. She also shared that in February and March online

usage doubled and that the scanner and printer have been very popular in the Bil Dunaway

Community Room where the public can also sign up to use computers. Also, the Library may be

eligible to apply through the State Library for a $10,000 grant from the Federal government.

NEW BUSINESS: A discussion ensued about ideas pertaining to the reopening of the Library

Building for browsing collections by appointment.


September 9

October 14

November 11

December 6 Holiday Potluck for volunteers and staff

ADJOURNMENT: A motion was made by Austine Stitt and seconded by Judi Harris to adjourn

the meeting at 1:08 p.m.


Judy Wrigley