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1. Roll Call and Call to Order
2. Open Public Meeting Act notification
3. Swear in of new trustee David Cantor
4. Approval of Minutes - October 16, 2023.
5. President’s Report - JoAnn McCullough
6. Treasurers’ Report - Brian Clarkson
a. Resolution #23-48 Approving the Bills and Payables between the
October 16, 2023 and November 13, 2023 Board of Trustees Meetings.
b. Resolution - #23-49 Pre-Approving Bills and Payables Due Between the November 13, 2023 and January 8, 2024 Board of Trustees Meetings.
c. Resolution #23-50 Approving the October 2023 Bank Reconciliation Statements.
7. Reports from Library Support Organizations:
a. Report from The MPL Foundation - Mary Packer
b. Friends of the Montclair Public Library - Ed Robin
c. Friends of the Bellevue Avenue Library, Inc - Ilmar Vandever
8. Library Report
a. Assistant Director’s Report - Selwa Shamy
b. Director’s Report - Janet Torsney
c. Youth Services Report - Jodi Silverman
9. Old Business
a. Nominating Committee Report - Diana Lunin
Upcoming Board of Trustees appointments
10. New Business:
a. Finance Committee report: 2024 budget
1. Resolution #23-51 Approving the 2024 Budget
b. Building Committee report
c. Resolution #23-52 Designating the Montclair Public Library
to be a Book Sanctuary
11. Public Comment
Members of the public may speak for a maximum of 3 minutes and are reminded that Board Members cannot enter into dialogue or answer questions directly while the member of the public is commenting.