Bryan-Bennett Library

March 17, 2020

Call to order

Call to order was delayed while a Trustee could be reached by phone in order to have a quorum. President Jane Gaston called the regular board meeting to order at 7:16 pm with the following trustees present: Ed Dolbeare, Jane Gaston, Lynn Larimer, and Joyce Raver. Trustee Gayla Wilkerson was present on speaker phone. Trustees Tom Champion, Jack McGuire and Ann Wilzbach were absent. Also in attendance were Library Director Kim Keller and Assistant Library Director Kim Baldridge. There were no visitors.

Secretary’s Report

Postponed to a later meeting

Treasurer’s Report

The March 2020 bills in the amount of $15,053.15 were examined and approved on a motion by Trustee Raver with a second by Trustee Dolbeare. All present “voted” yes on roll call.

The Financial Report for March 2020 was postponed to a later meeting.

Committee Reports

All committee reports were postponed to a later meeting.

New Business

  1. Proposed FY 2021 Budget-Postponed to a later meeting.
  2. Library Closing due to the Coronavirus Crisis-A motion to close the library at 5 pm on March 18, 2020 with a tentative re-open date of March 31 at 11 am plus pay all employees their normal wages during the closure was made by Trustee Larimer with a second by Trustee Raver. All present voted “yes” on roll call. Director Keller was then instructed to change the due date for all items to April 15. The Board will meet again at a later date to determine if the closure needs to be extended.

Unfinished Business, Director’s Report, and Board Members’ Reports were postponed to a later meeting.


A motion to adjourn the meeting was made by Trustee Dolbeare with a second by Trustee Larimer. All present agreed. The meeting adjourned at 7:22 pm.

Respectfully submitted,                                                                                                                                         

 Kim Baldridge BBL Assistant Director