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CITY COUNCIL APPROVES CREATING A JOINT BUILDING AUTHORITY

June 26, 2012 — The New Buffalo City Council and the New Buffalo Township Board of Trustees have each acted to create a Joint Building Authority for the purpose of creating a new library building. Here is a copy of the City's Resolution.  The documents regarding the new building include:

Needs Assessment & Facility Planning Report (Breton Group, Inc., Sep. 2008)

Geotechnical Report (Wightman Environmental, Inc., Jan. 2010)

 
Existing Library Footing and Foundation Evaluation (Neringa Design, Jan. 2010)
 
NBTPL Presentation (FTC&H, Aug. 2011)
 
Conceptual Program Review (The Skillman Corporation, May 2012)


New Buffalo Public Library

The New Buffalo Public Library website has the following information regarding the library:

The New Buffalo Public Library system is located at 33 North Thompson Street in New Buffalo Michigan.

Library membership is free for New Buffalo and Chikaming residents and available for a minimal fee for non-residents.

New Buffalo Public Library's Mission

The mission of the New Buffalo Township Public Library is to partner with our community to enable learning and enrich lives.

New Buffalo Public Library's Vision

The warm and welcoming environment makes the library a comfortable place to spend time.

People are proud and happy to be associated with the library.

The library has design, structure and resources to meet current and future needs.


New Buffalo Public Library Board

The New Buffalo Public Library Board is made up of six New Buffalo Township elected board members and three appointed New Buffalo City board members.


New Buffalo Library Joint Building Authority

The New Buffalo Library Joint Building Authority Board is made up of one City appointed representative, one Township appointed representative, and one jointly appointed representative.

The Bylaws for the New Buffalo Library Joint Building Authority were approved in 2012.  The Resolution submitting the Joint Building Authority Library Bond Proposal is online.

 

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New Buffalo Library Board of Trustees

Sandra Sporleder
Board President
New Buffalo Township
November2016

Mary McPherson
Vice President
New Buffalo Township
November 2016

Nancy Mrozek
Board Secretary
City Representative
May 2017

Albin Sikora
Board Treasurer
New Buffalo Township
November 2016

Cynthia Spriggs
Board Trustee
New Buffalo Township
November 2016

Andrea Brown
Board Trustee
City Representative
May 2017

Paul Ciccarelli
Board Trustee
Township Representative
November 2016

Kathie Butler
Board Trustee
Township Representative
November 2016

Janie Campbell
Board Trustee
City Representative
May 2017


Julie Grynwich
Library Director


New Buffalo Library Joint Building Authority Board

Donna Messinger
NBLJBA Board Member
City Representative

Mary McPherson
NBLJBA Board Member
Joint Representative

Sandra Sporleder
NBLJBA Board Member
Township Representative