BITTERROOT PUBLIC LIBRARY
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
MINUTES – Special Meeting
August 3, 2015
OPENING – 9:00 a.m.
• Board chair Bruce Weide called the meeting to order at 11 a.m.
Trustees present: Bruce Weide, Rick Fuhrman, and Warren Neyenhuis.
Staff present: Mark Wetherington, Library Director.
• Adoption of the agenda. The agenda was adopted unanimously as presented.
• Public Comment: No members of the public were present to comment.
• Minutes of the previous meeting. (ACTION) Warren Neyenhuis made a motion to accept the minutes of the previous meeting, Rick Fuhrman seconded, approved unanimously.
Proposed Lift and Library Accessibility
The status of the lift project and current plans were discussed and information that been provided by lift manufactures, dealers and handicap-accessibility experts were reviewed. A motion was made by Rick Fuhrman that the board not consider the current plans for construction. Warren Neyenhuis seconded the motion and it was approved unanimously.
Bruce Weide made a motion that the library continue consultation with Schlechten and Associates regarding enclosing/covering the existing handicap ramp and adding a lift. Warren Neyenhuis seconded the motion; approved unanimously.
• Next Meeting Date
The next meeting of the library board is scheduled for August 20, 2015 at 9 a.m. Meeting adjourned by board chair Bruce.