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Board of Trustees

BOT Meeting Minutes August 7, 2020

Stowe Free Library

Minutes of Board of Trustees Meeting

August 7th, 2020


Present: D.Witmer, C.Maison Kastner, S.Gaines, K.Spear, D.Johannesen, K.Kaufman, C.Lusk, C.Weber (Director)


Call to Order: 8:07 a.m.

Approval of Minutes: Stand as read.

Friends Report: No new business to report.

Treasurer’s Report: Operating Account as of August 2nd: $32,100.50. Development Account: $28,958.32. Endowment Fund as of August 5th is up by $47,173.

Director’s Report: Curbside pick-up increased to 319 packages in July from 187 in June. Patrons have been using the Wifi from the front porch. ILL will resume shortly as will holds on items from patrons’ online accounts. As of September 1st the library hours will be 10a.m to 12p.m. and 1p.m. to 4p.m. Ten patrons at a time will be allowed into a cordoned off area to browse new books on all subjects. Any other items will be retrieved by the librarians. There will be access to one computer by appointment for a 45 minutes session. Sneeze guards will be installed, hand sanitizer will be placed at the entrance. Masks will be provided if necessary. Curbside pick-up will continue with two pick-up times a day. The library has been working with the Helen Day Art Center re: public access and social distancing.

Old Business: None

New Business: Reelection of positions need to be discussed. Select Board is running ads for two new Board members.

Next Meeting: September 11th, 2020 at 8a.m.

Adjournment: 8:38a.m.


Respectfully Submitted,

Kim Kaufman


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