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Packet for the May 26, 2020 BDL Board Special Meeting

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Benjamin Jewell, President, Coldwater
Thomas Lowande, Vice President, Union Twp.
Martha Watson, Secretary, City of Coldwater
Susan Brooks, Trustee, County-at-Large
Kimberly Langworthy, Trustee, County-at-Large
Karen Smith, Trustee, Bronson
Susan Smith, Trustee, Quincy

Board of Trustees Special Meeting
Conducted Virtually on Zoom/YouTube Due to the Coronavirus Situation
Tuesday, May 26, 2020
5:30 PM

AGENDA

In accordance with Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer's Executive Order 2020-75, designed to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus by allowing public bodies subject to the Open Meetings Act to use telephone or video conferencing technology to meet and conduct business, the Branch District Library Board of Trustees is holding this special meeting via online live streaming.

Members of the public wishing to participate in the meeting have the following options:

  • If you wish only to observe and listen:
  • If you wish to give public comment:
    • Join the meeting on Zoom via the following address: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85773809253. Indicate you wish to speak by pressing the "Raise Hand" icon in Zoom before a public comment period.
    • Send an email by 4:00pm prior to the meeting to the Board of Trustees at
      https://www.BranchDistrictLibrary.org/email_bdl_board.
    • Send an email by 4:00pm prior to the meeting to the Library Director at director@BranchDistrictLibrary.org.
    • Leave a voicemail by 4:00pm prior to the meeting by calling the Library Director at 517-279-7848.
    • Dial 1-312-626-6799, and enter meeting ID 857-7380-9253. A participant ID is not required to listen. If you wish to make a comment, press *9 on your touchtone phone or keypad before a public comment period.
  • During the public comment periods, those indicating they wish to speak will be recognized. Individuals making public comments should state their name and where they live before their comment. The time limit for any individual's public comments will be 5 minutes.
  1. Call to Order
  2. Pledge of Allegiance
  3. Roll Call / Attendance
  4. Time for Public Comments

    This is a time for participation from the public. Those wishing to speak should indicate their desire to do so by pressing the “Raise Hand” button in Zoom, or dialing *9 on their telephone keypad. There will be a time limit of five minutes per speaker. Some questions may require research, in which case no answer may be available at this time.

  5. Approval of the Agenda
  6. Draft Reopening Policy
    A. Overview
    B. Policy
  7. Announcements

    The next scheduled meeting of the Branch District Library Board of Trustees will be held Monday, June 15, 2020, at 5:30 pm. Details of a virtual or in-person meeting will be provided ahead of the meeting time.

  8. Additional Public Comments

    This is a time for participation from the public. Those wishing to speak should indicate their desire to do so by pressing the “Raise Hand” button in Zoom, or dialing *9 on their telephone keypad. There will be a time limit of five minutes per speaker. Some questions may require research, in which case no answer may be available at this time.

  9. Adjournment

The Branch District Library will provide necessary and reasonable auxiliary aids and services, such as signers for the hearing impaired and audio tapes of printed materials being considered at the meeting to individuals with disabilities at the meeting/hearing upon one week’s notice to the Branch District Library by writing or calling the following:

Branch District Library, 10 E. Chicago St., Coldwater, MI 49036
(517) 278-2341
info@BranchDistrictLibrary.org