Board Minutes

Meeting Date

Next Meeting: October 14, 2020


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MINUTES of the regular meeting of the Pitkin County Library Board of Trustees on September

9, 2020. The meeting was called to order at 12:03 p.m.

ROLL CALL: Trustees present: Barbara Smith, Austine Stitt, Judy Wrigley, Judi Harris and

John Wilkinson. John Keleher and Barbara Reid attended via Zoom. Also attending were County

Librarian Kathy Chandler and Library staff members Jordan Bacheldor and Susan Keenan.

Alternate Trustee not present: Elizabeth Nix. 

PUBLIC COMMENT: There was no public comment.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES: Judi Harris moved to approve the Minutes of the August 12, 2020

meeting. Barbara Smith seconded her motion which passed unanimously.

TRUSTEE COMMENTS: Barbara Reid told us about an interesting online site Reach Out and that provides resources in Spanish and English to parents. 

OLD BUSINESS: A lengthy discussion ensued regarding the “reopening” of the Library and

specifically about the number of people to be allowed initially in the Children’s Room and other

library areas. The Board is concerned about maintaining the library staff’s good health and that

of the general public. A motion was made by Judy Wrigley to reopen the Library Monday,

September 14, 2020 following the Guidelines set forth by the Library Staff which includes a

maximum of 25 members of the public in the adult and teen areas and a maximum of 10 in the

children’s room. Barbara Smith seconded the motion. The motion was passed unanimously.

Kathy Chandler informed us that the police do have a key to the Library. 


After discussion of the draft of the 2021 Budget a motion was made by Austine Stitt and

seconded by Judi Harris to approve the Budget on 1st Reading. The motion was passed





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ADJOURNMENT:  A motion was made by Judy Wrigley and seconded by Barbara Smith to

adjourn the meeting at 1:12 p.m.


Judy Wrigley