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Annual Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes

Thursday, January 25, 2024 6:30 PM

Present: Mike Braell, Kathy Pray, Ed Doyle, Barb Lloyd, Sarah Wimer, Mary Beth Poupart, Sharon

Sweeney, Sheila Koeberle-Library Manager and Sheryl LaDelfa-Treasurer

Excused: none

Meeting called to order at 6:30pm.

Review of Annual Reports:

2023 Director's Annual Report (Sheila)

2023 President's Annual Report (Mike)

2023 Treasurer's Annual Report (Sheryl)

2023 Grants Report (Sheila)

2023 Friends of the Library Annual Report (Laura Bogart)

2023 Finance Committee Annual Report (Mike)

2023 Director Search Committee Annual Report (Mike)

2023 Policy Committee Annual Report (Sharon)

2023 Facilities Committee Annual Report (Sarah)

Motion made by Barb and seconded by Sarah and unanimously approved to accept the

annual reports listed above.

Election of Officers:   Nominations and Votes

President:    Mike Braell nominated by Sarah and seconded by Sharon

Vice President:   Sarah Wimer nominated by Sharon and seconded by Barb

Secretary: Mary Beth Poupart nominated by Sarah and seconded by Sharon

Motion made by Sharon and seconded by Sarah and unanimously approved to accept the

nominations listed above.

Appoint Sheryl LaDelfa as Treasurer for 2024:

Motion made by Sarah and seconded by Sharon and unanimously approved to appoint

Sheryl LaDelfa Treaurer for 2024.

 

Assignment of Committees: Reminder about following Open Meetings Law

Finance Committee Mike-chair, Sarah, Ed, Sheila

Policy Committee Sharon-chair, Barb, Mary Beth, Sheila

Facilities Committee Sarah-chair, Barb, Kathy, Sheila

Public Comment: none

Financial/Investment Policy Annual Review – Board Reviewed

Bylaws Annual Review – Board Reviewed

Palmyra Community Library

Annual Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes

Conflict of Interest Policy Annual Update for everyone – each Board member signed policy and

submitted to Sheila.

Reminders of Trustee annual requirements:

2 hours minimum of trustee education [note the OWWL offerings, self-assurance form]

Sexual Harrassment Prevention [Spring group video session led by Mike]

Tax Cap Override Resolution:

Motion made by Sarah and seconded by Sharon and unanimously approved to adopt the Tax

Cap Override Resolution stated below.

 Whereas, the adoption of the 2025 budget for the Palmyra Community Library may require a tax levy increase

that exceeds the tax cap imposed by state law as outlined in General Municipal Law Section 3‐c adopted in

2011; and Whereas, General Municipal Law Section 3‐c expressly permits the library board to override the tax

levy limit by a resolution approved by a vote of sixty percent of qualified board members; now therefore be it

Resolved, that the Board of Trustees of the Palmyra Community Library voted and approved to exceed the tax

levy limit for 2025 by at least the sixty percent of the board of trustees as required by state law on January 25,

2024.

Read back of meeting notes

 

Motion to adjourn Annual Meeting: A motion was made by Sarah and seconded by Sharon

and unanimously approved to adjourn meeting at 7:32pm

Respectfully Submitted,

Mary Beth Poupart

January 29, 2024

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