MINUTES OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE PLATTEKILL PUBLIC LIBRARY: January Special Meeting, 2014
Plattekill Public Library
Special Board of Trustees Meeting
The meeting was called to order at
Present were Trustees:
Lynne Ridgeway, President
Valerie Smith, Vice-President
Keith Canfield, Treasurer
Karen Adamson, Assistant Treasurer
William J. Farrell
John Georghiou, Director, acting as
The pledge of Allegiance was made.
There was no public comment.
The Planning and Operations committee
presented two policies for approval. After a brief discussion, the votes
"Contingency Fund": The Board
voted to accept the policy with all in favor.
"Capital Reserve Fund": The
Board voted to accept the policy with all in favor.
There was a brief discussion about the
possible new library site.
Valerie Smith made a motion for the Board to go into Executive
Session to discuss a real estate transaction. The motion was seconded by
Karen Adamson; the motion passed with all in favor.
The Board entered Executive Session at
The Board came out of Executive Session
Valerie Smith made a motion "to authorize Lynne Ridgeway to make
an offer for the stated amount for the cider mill property subject to the
previously stated contingencies.
The motion was second by Karen Adamson.
Voting in favor of the motion were Lynne Ridgeway, Valerie Smith, Karen
Adamson and William J. Farrell; opposed were David Padilla, Keith Canfield,
and Joseph Egan.
With four in favor, and three opposed,
the motion carried.
The dissenting Trustees offered to fully
support the motion as the right and proper course of action.
Keith Canfield made a motion to adjourn, seconded by Joseph Egan, and
all voted in favor.
The meeting was adjourned at 8:33pm.