Swanton Public Library Board of Trustees met on Jan. 19 for their annual organizational meeting. Trustees Rheba Burtch, Mona Dyke, Dan McQuade, Neil Toepe, Roger Truckor, Kevin Young, and Tom Zimmerman were present along with Director Janelle Thomas and Fiscal Officer Douglas Deacon.
Officers elected in 2016 include Rheba Burtch, president; Dan McQuade, vice president; and Mona Dyke, secretary. Trustee Tom Zimmerman was elected to serve as financial advisor. All votes were unanimous.
The Board unanimously approved its annual resolution to continue to serve the Swanton Local School District residents in Fulton and Lucas Counties.
In addition, trustees chose library closing dates and regular meeting dates. The Board of Trustees will meet the third Monday of every month at 7 p.m. unless otherwise posted. Due to the holiday the Board will next meet at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 16 at the Swanton Public Library. The public is welcome to attend.
Closing Dates from February 2016 through January 2017 were also unanimously approved. As in previous years, the Library will be closed in observance of the following holidays: Martin Luther King Day, President’s Day, Easter Sunday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve, and New Year’s Day. The library will also be closed for a staff in-service day on April 15.