Library Board Minutes

Meeting Date

MINUTES of the regular meeting of the Pitkin County Library Board of Trustees on April 3, 2024. The meeting was called to order at 12:01 PM in the William R. Dunaway Community Room.

ROLL CALL:

Introductions were made so a new alternate, Chris Keleher, could get to know the rest of the board.

Trustees Present:

  • Pres. John Wilkinson (JW)
  • V.P. Elizabeth Nix (EN) (via phone – non voting)
  • Sec. Anna Lookabill Scott (ALS)
  • Ashley Connolly (AC)
  • Audrey Ellis (AE)
  • Austine Stitt (AS)
  • Elizabeth Stewart-Severy (ES-S)

Alternates:

  • Chris Kelleher (voting member)
  • Heather Kendrick (HK)- Member of public

Staff:

  • Genevieve Smith (GS), PC Librarian
  • Anna Steinberg, assistant to PC Librarian

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Moved by Ashley Connolly 2nd by Audrey Ellis

Passed by Board

PUBLIC COMMENT:

none

TRUSTEES COMMENTS & LIBRARIAN'S REPORT:

Trustee Comments-

  • none

Librarian’s Report-

  • Genevieve read an email from the County Admin requesting community board members to send in their experiences serving on a board.
  • Genevieve gave an update on maintenance needed, including replacing self-check machines and entrance security gates, along with gate counters to be added to the east entrance to capture usage data for the Dunaway room, bathrooms, and elevator.
  • AV microphones and receivers were replaced in the Dunaway Room along with the book return in the alley with the added reflective tape to reduce collisions.
  • Library Staff updates are:
    • Tom Eagan has gone to part-time as he transitions into retirement.
    • The library has since hired two library temporary staff and one more on the way to help cover increased usage over the summer season with children’s programming.
  • The misprint in Aspen Times issue has since been resolved.

OLD BUSINESS

2nd Final Reading - Policies in consideration for deletion-

Moved by Austine Stitt, 2nd by Audrey Ellis

Passed by Board

NEW BUSINESS

Collection Development Policy- First Reading -

Moved by Austine Stitt, 2nd by Audrey Ellis

Passed by Board

REVIEW FUTURE MEETINGS SCHEDULE 2024

May 8, June 12, July 10, Aug. 14, Sept. 11

ADJOURNED @ 12:53 PM

Moved by Elizabeth Stewart-Severy, 2nd by Austine Stitt