Larchmont Public Library
Board of Trustees
Minutes of Special Meeting
November 19, 2020
The Larchmont Public Library Board of Trustees met for a Special Meeting of the Library Board via zoom on November 19, 2020, attended by Library Board Chair Lauren Gottfried (LG), Board Trustees Celeste Sharpe (CS), Barbara Flickinger (BF), Barbara Liptack (BL), Galit Lopatin Bordereau (GLB), John McGarr (JM), and Linnet Tse (LT), Library Director Laura Eckley (LE), Liam Hegarty Head of Reference (LH), Library Staff Assistant DJ Brucciani (DJB).
Board Chair Lauren Gottfried called the meeting to order at 8:52am.
Following discussion and upon the recommendation of Lothrop Associates LLC, the Board voted unanimously to approve a proposal by Niko K Construction Corp. to perform additional roof work at a cost not to exceed $25,000, the cost of which will be covered by the allowances already covered in their contract dated 9/16/2020.
The Board voted unanimously to approve a temporary closure of the Library and suspension of services until 11/30 due to recent staff exposures to COVID-19.
The Board voted unanimously to reduce Library services and return to “curbside” only effective 11/30 until further notice and to be reviewed in mid-January.
Board Chair Gottfried adjourned the meeting at 8:55am.