Hamburg Township Library
10411 Merrill Rd.    P.O.  Box 247
Hamburg, MI  48139


Hamburg Township Library Board of Trustees
May 15, 2012

Meeting called to order at 7:00 pm in the library meeting room.
Members present: Stella Campbell, Peg Eibler, Michaelene Farrell, Richelle Hocking and Duncan McIntyre.
Absent: Sally Crouch
Also present: Holly Hentz, Christine Weber.


1)  A motion to approve the agenda as presented was made by Campbell.  Seconded by Hocking.  Motion carried.

2)  A motion to approve the April 17, 2012 minutes was made by Farrell.  Seconded by McIntyre.  Motion carried.

Call to the Public:  None present.

1)  A motion to accept the Financial Report as presented for April 2012 was made McIntyre. Seconded by Hocking.  Motion carried.  

2)  A motion to accept the Library Voucher #506 in the amount of $53,854.67 was made by Farrell.   Seconded by Campbell. Motion carried.

Librarian’s Report

  1. Weber reported six volunteers assisted on the Garden Clean-Up day on May 12.
  2. Community Garage Sale is Saturday, May 19 from 9 am – 3pm. Library will have a table with plants and library tote bags to sell.  Including the library and senior center, there will be 29 vendors.
  3. Library staff and supporters will join the Pinckney Library staff and march in the Pinckney Memorial Day parade on May 28 at 1pm.
  4. The Detroit Suburban Libraries Round Table will meet at Howell on May 18 with local legislators as guests.



  1. Wichert family sent a thank you note appreciating the Mother’s Day flowerpot painting craft.
  2. Email received from D. Fortson.


Old Business

  1. Summer Reading Program kick-off is 7pm on June 8th. Board members volunteered to assist.

New Business

  1. A motion to close the PNC  payroll account, moving any remaining funds to the PNC General Savings, and open a CD for $150,000 for 13 months at 0.40% was made by Campbell.  Seconded by Farrell.  Motion carried.
  2. A motion to move all revenue from book sales income line to the E-book Collection Development Fund at fiscal year-end was made by Farrell.  Seconded by McIntyre.  Motion carried.

Relevant Board Issues: 

  1. None.

A motion to adjourn the meeting was made by Campbell.  Seconded by McIntyre.   Motion carried.

The meeting adjourned at 7:55pm.


Next meeting will be June 19, 2012 at 7:00pm.