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2020 Board Meeting Schedule 
Third Thursday of the month 6:30–8:00pm
unless otherwise stated
April 16, May 21, June 18




Thursday, May 21, 2020

at 6:30 p.m.



The Library Board of the Buchanan District Library will hold a regular meeting on Thursday, May 21, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. This meeting will be held electronically pursuant to the Open Meetings Act and Governor Whitmer’s Executive Order 2020-48.   The purpose of this meeting is to consider any issues that may come before the Library Board.  Pursuant to Executive Order 2020-48, the Library gives notice of the following:


  1. Reason for Electronic Meeting.  The Library Board is meeting electronically because Executive Orders 2020-9, 2020-21 and 2020-43 require that the Library is closed to the public on the date of the meeting.  Therefore, the public cannot be physical present and provide comment in the Library Building.


  1. Procedures. The public may participate in the meeting electronically and may make public comment through either of the following methods. 


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  1. Contact Information. For those people who desire to contact members of the Library Board to provide input or ask questions on any business that will come before the public body at the meeting, please contact Meg Paulette, Library Director, at  prior to the start of the meeting.


  1. Persons with Disabilities.  Persons with disabilities may participate in the meeting through the methods set forth in paragraph 2.  Individuals with disabilities requiring auxiliary aids or services in order to attend electronically should notify Meg Paulette, Library Director, at, within a reasonable time in advance of the meeting.


Dated: 5/18/20                 


Meg Paulette, Library Director          

Buchanan District Library 
128 East Front St.,
Buchanan MI 49107

(269) 695-3681

David Perez, Jr. President School Appointment
Term Expires 6/2023
Dennis Iler Vice-President School Appointment
Term Expires 6/2023 
Janet Kuhn Treasurer School Appointment
Term Expires 6/2020
Molly  Thornton Secretary City Appointment
Term Expires 6/2022
Jeanne Arbanas School Appointment
Term Expires 6/2023
Karen McGuirt City Appointment
Term Expires 6/2023
Deborah Miner City Appointment
Term Expires 6/2023 

Board Committees 2019–2020

Building Thornton Iler, McGuirt
Finance Kuhn Perez, Arbanas, Miner
Fundraising & Public Relations Arbanas Perez, McGuirt, Gault
Personnel Miner Kuhn, Perez
Policy Thornton Iler, McGuirt, Miner
Technology Iler Kuhn, Salo, Thornton
*Italics indicate non-board members

Library Board Meetings are held once a month and are open to the public. Any changes in meeting day and time will be posted in the library and on the website. Additional Library Board Minutes available at the Library upon request.

Fiscal Year 2016-2017

2016-2017 Budget Resolution

July 2016  Minutes

August 2016  Minutes 

September 2016  Minutes

October 2016  Minutes

November 2016  Minutes

December 2016  Minutes

January 2017  Minutes

February 2017  Minutes

March 2017  Minutes

April 2017  Minutes

May 2017  Minutes

June 2017  Minutes

Fiscal Year 2017-2018

2017-2018 Budget Resolution

July 2017 Minutes

August 2017 Minutes

September 2017  Minutes

October 2017 Minutes

November 2017  Minutes

December 2017  Minutes

January 2018  Minutes

February 2018  Minutes

March 2018 Minutes

April 2018 Minutes

May 2018  Minutes

June 2018 Minutes

Fiscal Year 2018-2019

2018-2019 Budget Resolution

July 12, 2018 Special Meeting Minutes

July 2018 Minutes

August 2018 Minutes

September 2018 Minutes

October 2018 Minutes

November 2018  Minutes

December 2019  Minutes

January 2019 Minutes

February 2019 Minutes

March 2019 Minutes

April 2019 Minutes

May 2019 Minutes

June 2019 Minutes

Fiscal Year 2019-2020

2019-2020 Budget Resolution

July 2019 Minutes

August 2019 Minutes

September 2019 Minutes

October 2019 Minutes

November 2019 Minutes

December 2019 Minutes

January 2020 Minutes

February 2020 Minutes

March 2020 Minutes