Board Minutes

Meeting Date

Next Meeting: November 9, 2022 Noon

William R. Dunaway Community Room

MINUTES of the regular meeting of the Pitkin County Library Board of Trustees on October 12,

2022. The meeting was called to order at 12:04 PM.

ROLL CALL: Trustees present: John Wilkinson, Ashley Connolly, Barbara Reid, Barbara

Smith, Austine Stitt, and Elizabeth Stewart-Severy. Alternates present: Audrey Ellis and Anna

Scott. County Librarian Kathy Chandler and Pitkin County Manager Jon Peacock were also in

attendance. Anna Scott served as the voting Alternate Member as Elizabeth Nix was unable to


Board members were given a demonstration of the new projector that was installed recently, and

Trustees were impressed by the quality.

PUBLIC COMMENT: Jon Peacock, County Manager, shared information about succession

planning for the Board to consider regarding Kathy’s upcoming retirement. He outlined 3 options

to consider when beginning the search process: 1) internal posting 2) external recruitment or

3) hiring recruitment firm. Job has to be posted by Colorado law. Trustee Hiring Committee will

meet to discuss these options for moving forward.

TRUSTEE COMMENTS: Anna Scott mentioned that the newspapers recently loaded online

have been viewed over 300 times.

Audrey asked if we could potentially get Pitkin County email addresses. Board ultimately

decided to hold off and to have Kathy check to see if our emails are subject to open records


APPROVAL OF MINUTES: Austine Stitt moved to approve the Meeting Minutes of September

14, 2022. Audrey Ellis seconded the motion which passed unanimously.

LIBRARIAN’S REPORT: Ongoing review of succession planning. Reported attending

workshop at Missoula Public Library. Discussed the Dolly Parton Imagination Library program,

and we are moving forward with participating in that project.

OLD BUSINESS: Snowmass Village station concept moving forward.

NEW BUSINESS: Second reading of surveillance camera revision 6.3. Ashley Connolly

motioned to approve. Anna Scott seconded and the motion passed unanimously.

First Reading of Policy Revisions for Public Participation in Meetings: Trustees reviewed the

first draft of policy revisions and made changes regarding how long someone could speak.

Trustees also agreed to add information about adding a sign-up sheet.

Trustees discussed and reviewed signage options for the East entrance of the library. Based on

Trustee feedback Kathy will invite Art Burrows to attend the November meeting.

FUTURE MEETING DATES: November 9, January 11, February 8, March 8, April 12.

Holiday Volunteer Potluck December 4

ADJOURNMENT: A motion was made at 1:30 to adjourn the meeting and passed unanimously.


Ashley Connolly