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May 2023 Board Meeting

Geneseo Public Library District
Board of Trustees Meeting
May 8, 2023


The Board of Trustees of the Geneseo Public Library District met in Foundation Room A at the library on Monday, May 8, 2023.  In the absence of Board President Karen Turner, Karen Cathelyn called the meeting to order at 6:38 p.m.  Members in attendance were Lee Fluck, Carol Luciani and Ray Rogers.

Citizen’s Input   No citizens were present.

Secretary’s Report   The minutes from last month’s meeting stand approved as printed.  

Financial Report/Bills to Be Paid      Ray made a motion to pay the current bills.  Carol seconded the motion and all members in attendance voted “yes” by roll call vote.   Ray moved to approve the Financial Report.  Karen C. seconded the motion and all members in attendance voted “yes” by roll call vote.  

Happenings at the Library   Geneseo Education Foundation granted the library $1,500 to be used for life-long learning. Pat Mahar will revisit the Reading Garden plans after the security camera issue is resolved. Library Week was a huge hit.  Last month it was reported that the subscription to The Republic has been cancelled, but Claire stated it has not; it will not be renewed when the subscription is up.



Bookends      Sheila is working on more.  


Security Camera    Bids from three different sources should be available by the June Board Meeting.

Policy Manual/Personnel Manual   Board members were given copies of these manuals prior to the meeting.  Ray moved to approve both manuals and Lee seconded the motion.  All members in attendance voted “yes” by roll call vote.  

Tentative Budget/Building and Maintenance Ordinance   These items will be addressed in June.

Adjournment   With no further business before the Board, the meeting adjourned at 7:38 p.m.


Kathi Fluck

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