Board of Trustees
2021 Board Meetings
The Library Board holds regular monthly meetings in the Library Meeting Room. Meetings are held on the 4th Monday of the month at 7 p.m. and are listed on the event calendar. The public are always welcome to attend. The Library Board of Trustees may also be contacted by email at [email protected].
|January 25, 2021||Agenda||Minutes|
|Feburary 22, 2021||Agenda||Minutes|
|March 22, 2021||Agenda||Draft Minutes|
|April 26, 2021|
|May 17, 2021*|
|June 28, 2021|
|July 26, 2021|
|August 23, 2021|
|September 27, 2021|
|October 25, 2021|
|November 22, 2021|
*Special Meeting at 6:30 p.m. for FY 2021-2022 Budget Hearing
NOTICE OF VIRTUAL BOARD MEETING: April 26, 2021 at 7 p.m.
The Wixom Public Library Board will hold a regular meeting electronically on April 26, 2021 at 7 p.m. Due to the capacity restrictions and social distancing requirements set forth in the MDHHS Director’s Emergency Orders and the MIOSHA Rules, the meetings will be held electronically. Electronic participation is permitted by the Open Meetings Act as amended by 2020 PA 254. The purpose of the meeting will be to consider any business that may come before the Library Board. Pursuant to the OMA, the Library gives notice of the following:
REASON FOR ALLOWING PARTICIPATION BY ELECTRONIC MEANS
The Board is providing Board Member participation and public participation to this meeting by electronic means due to the restrictions imposed by the MDHHS Director’s Emergency Orders and MIOSHA Rules.
Procedures to Participate in the Meeting
CONNECT TO THE MEETING
Computer or Mobile Device:
Join the Zoom meeting by clicking the webinar link:
Telephone – Webinar ID: 865 6293 9795 | Passcode: 344332
iPhone one-tap : US: +13017158592,,86562939795#,,,,,,0#,,344332# or
Dial (for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):
US: +1 301 715 8592 or +1 312 626 6799 or +1 929 436 2866 or +1 253 215 8782 or +1 346
248 7799 or +1 669 900 6833
PROCEDURE FOR PUBLIC PARTICIPATION BY ELECTRONIC MEANS:
The public may participate in the meeting electronically and may make public comment by joining the Zoom meeting. Attendees will be muted automatically except for the Call To Public portions of the agenda, where members of the public may use the “raise hand” function within the Zoom meeting application, at which point they will be unmuted for up to 5 minutes of public comment per person. If you are participating via telephone, you will need to press *6 to unmute yourself during public comment. The Board President will determine the order of public speakers.
PROCEDURES BY WHICH PERSONS MAY CONTACT MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC BODY PRIOR TO A MEETING
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 Andrea Dickson, Library Director, at [email protected] prior to the start of the meeting.
Wixom Public Library Board of Trustee e-mail addresses are also available on the Library’s website:
PROCEDURES FOR PARTICIPATION BY PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES
Persons with disabilities may participate in the meeting through the methods set forth in connect to meeting section. Individuals with disabilities requiring auxiliary aids or services in order to attend electronically should notify Andrea Dickson, Library Director, at [email protected] or (248) 624-2512 within a reasonable time in advance of the meeting.
The Wixom Public Library serves the ever-changing needs of our diverse community with quality collections, services, and programs that support its informational, educational, cultural, and recreational needs.
Library Board of Trustees
The Library Board of Directors is a six-member group elected by voters in Wixom. The Board serves a six-year term, with two of the positions elected every two years in November. Day-to-day operations of the Library are overseen by the Library Director and staff.
Board roles include:
• Controlling the expenditures of all Library funds
• Adopting an annual budget for the Library
• Appointing a Library Director
• Setting policies regarding the use of the Library
• Ensuring that adequate funding is provided
|Christie Currier||President||Term ends 12/2023||[email protected]|
|Veronica Simmons||Vice President||Term ends 12/2026||[email protected]|
|Allison Wert||Secretary||Term ends 12/2023||[email protected]|
|Delores Grant||Treasurer||Term ends 12/2026||[email protected]|
|Albert Boyko||Member-at-Large||Term ends 12/2021||[email protected]|
|Jennifer Mulder||Member-at-Large||Term ends 12/2021||[email protected]|
The Wixom Public Library’s FY 2020-2021 budget is linked. The Library’s budget is primarily funded by a property tax millage. 1.08 mills to support the Library was renewed by Wixom voters in August 2016. Due to a Headlee Rollback, the Library’s millage rate in FY 2020-2021 is 1.0743 mills. Like the City of Wixom, the Library operates on a July 1 – June 30 fiscal year.