Plattsburgh Public Library

Board of Trustees

The Plattsburgh Public Library operates under a Charter from the State of New York. The Mayor and the Common Council of the City of Plattsburgh appoint the Library Board of Trustees, which is the decision-making body. Funding is provided by local and State funds, with the City of Plattsburgh providing the major portion.

2024 Board Members

    • Rebecca Fox, President
    • Elaine Ostry, Vice President
    • Seth Silver, Secretary
    • Barbara Barry
    • Wanda Carroll
    • Nick Dubay
    • Tamara Sutin
    • LeAnn Yelton

Monthly Board meetings are held the fourth Tuesday of every month (except December, which is the second Tuesday), in the first floor Smart Room. They begin at 4:30 pm and are open to the public.

Finance & Facilities Committee are every third Wednesday of the month (except June, which is the fourth Wednesday; and December, which is the first Wednesday).

Budget Balance Sheet 2023-2024

Bylaws

Central Library Plan of Service 2022-2026

2024 Meeting Packets
(packets include previous meeting minutes)

January 2024 Packet

February 2024 Packet

March 2024 Packet

April 2024 Packet

May 2024 Packet

June 2024 Packet

2023 Meeting Packets
(packets include previous meeting minutes)

January 2023 Packet

February 2023 Packet

March 2023 Packet

April 2023 Packet

May 2023 Packet

June 2023 Packet

July 2023 Packet

August 2023 Packet

September 2023 Packet

October 2023 Packet

November 2023 Packet

December 2023 Packet; Meeting cancelled due to lack of quorum

Policies

Open Meeting Policy: All public and association libraries are subject to open meetings law (Education Law, §260-a).

Confidentiality of Library Records: All public and association libraries are required to keep library records confidential according to Civil Practice Laws and Rules, §4509.

Conflict of Interest Policy: All public and association libraries are subject to Not-for-Profit Corporation Law, §715-a.

Whistleblower Policy: All public and association libraries with twenty or more employees AND an annual revenue in excess of one million dollars in the previous fiscal year are subject to Not-for-Profit Law, §715-b.  (Note that this is required only for certain libraries.)

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