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



Hamburg Township Library Board of Trustees
September 17, 2013


Meeting called to order at 7:00pm in the library meeting room.
Members present: Andrew Byerly, Sally Crouch, Peg Eibler, Michaelene Farrell and Jim Katakowski.
Absent: Richelle Hocking.
Also present: Holly Hentz, Christine Weber, Rana Emmons.


  1. A motion to approve the agenda as presented was made by Farrell.  Seconded by Crouch.  Motion carried.
  1. A motion to approve the August 20, 2013 minutes as presented was made by Crouch.  Seconded by Byerly. Motion carried.


Call to the Public
None present.



  1. Rana Emmons of PSLZ (auditing firm), presented the 2012/2013 audit report. The library received an Unqualified Opinion. A motion to accept the 2012/2013 Audit Report was made by Byerly.  Seconded by Crouch.  Motion carried.  Three copies of the 2012/2013 Audit Report are to be delivered to Hamburg Township.
  2. A motion to approve the Financial Report for August 2013 was made by Crouch.  Seconded by Farrell.  Motion carried.
  3. A motion to accept Library Voucher #522 in the amount of $53,977.07 was made by Farrell.  Seconded by Byerly.  Motion carried.


Librarian’s Report

  1. Hentz spotlighted several library programs of particular interest: Fine Art and Craft Show on October 12, Bus Trip to the Vineyards on October 26, and the Ann Arbor Symphony on November 15.
  2. Hentz distributed flyers on Park It on Lakelands Trail, Saturday, September 21 at 9:00am.






Old Business

  1. Reminders: Trustees & Director Meeting on October 23 at Pinckney Library and Library’s (all are attending) annual Halloween Party on October 25 (Andy & Tamara Byerly are volunteering).


New Business
1)  None.


Relevant Board Issues

  1. Board continued their millage discussion.  Weber had a slide presentation of the financial status of the library. Members discussed the millage amount with reference to past financial information and future projections.


A motion to adjourn was made by Crouch.  Seconded by Eibler.  Motion carried.

The meeting adjourned at 8:02pm.


Next meeting will be October 15, 2013 at 7:00pm.