Trustees – Agenda and Minutes

Trustees:

Debra Atherton       Cochair, Secretary

Fiona Lugo                 Co chair

Madeline Wetherby

Adele Wolfson

 

  

Arvin A. Brown Library

Trustee Meeting

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Minutes

Call to order – 3:05 pm – 3:25 pm

Agenda Amendments – none

Attendance

             Debbie Atherton, Kathleen Engstrom, Madeline Wetherby and Adele Wolfson, Fiona Lugo

Comments from Citizens Present

            None

New Business

            Closing the library

            Discussion of closing the library.  Trustees moved to close the library with distribution and returns to be called in or e-mailed to the library.  This will happen during library hours.  Items will be left on the front porch.  Returns can be dropped in return boxes.  Madeline moved and Adele seconded.  Vote unanimous.

We moved to close the Arvin A. Brown Library indefinitely.  We will keep check of school schedules and meet to discuss an opening. Adele oved to accept the move and Madeline seconded the move.  Unanimous.

Other business

  Ameritrade – with the stock market so unstable,  will discuss the sale of stock at another meeting.

Next Meeting – Monday, April 20, 2020 at 6:00 pm

Next Zoom meeting – April 1 2020 – April 1, 2020 – 3:00 pm

 

  

 

Arvin A. Brown Library

Trustee Meeting

March 9, 2020

Minutes

Call to order – 6:05 pm – 8:32pm

Agenda Amendments – correspondence – building business

Approval of meeting minutes

February minutes approved at February 26th meeting

Attendance

             Debbie Atherton, Kathleen Engstrom, Adele Wolfson and Fiona Lugo;  guests Shira Leigh and Gary Deziel.

Comments from Citizens Present

None attending

Approval of

Librarian’s Report

Fiona moved to accept February Librarian’s, Adele seconded.  Passed unanimously.

Financial Report

Discussion; Adele moved to accept February’s financial report; Fiona seconded.  Passed unanimously.

Old Business

Policy on investments and endowments – Gary Deziel – UVM extension service.  Discussion on best use of investments, policies that are important to the library.

Correspondence

            Wild and Scenic Grant, Rise VT Amplify Grant applied for.  Can be used for programs at summer camp; water testing, etc.  Amplify grant – imagine what you can do.  Grant Was awarded to Arvin A. Brown Library.

The library was awarded RISE VT grant

Quickbooks online price increase – From $60 To $420

Pay pal – library has a pay pal account – listed by previous librarian – need to work to change to present librarian.

 

Old Business

Budget 2020 – Withdraw investment money.  Fiona moved to sell General Electric stock; Adele seconded.  Passed unanimously.

Fundraising letter – Adele and Kathleen went over the fund-raising letter and made changes.  Letters will be printed out.   Envelopes and taxpayer addresses will be set up.

Home town Follies

March 20 -21st;  Kathleen and Debbie Friday;  Fiona and another.  Fiona checking out popcorn machine;  drink donations.  Cookies, brownies, rice krispies squares.

March16th Select board meeting

Debbie and Fiona to present information.

Library survey

            Survey for taxpayers on Facebook website.

Thank you cards

            Design drawn up is too dark – will look into another design.

New Business

            Library Trifold

            Great setup.  Designed by Wendy. Great information.

.           Town meeting review – discussion.

New trustee – Shira Leigh – present for the meeting for information.

By-laws – Article 2:Section 2 – discussion – Adele moved to change this section to read that a trustee can be elected by the board by town vote.  Fiona seconded.  Passed unanimously.

Other Business

            none

 

Next Meeting – Monday, April 20, 2020 at 6:00 pm

 

 

 

Arvin A. Brown Library

Trustee Meeting

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Minutes

Call to order – 3:10 pm – 4:15 pm

Agenda Amendments – none

Approval of meeting minutes

February 17th minutes – read and fixed spelling mistakes and misinformation.  Madeline moved to accept the February 17th minutes, Adele seconded.  Passed unanimously.

Attendance

             Debbie Atherton, Kathleen Engstrom, Madeline Wetherby and Adele Wolfson –  guests – Annette Goyne

Comments from Citizens Present

None attending

Correspondence:

            None

Old Business

            Town Appropriation for January 2020 – Town meeting

Discussion of importance of library

Newsletter donation letter, Amazon nonprofit, visits to the select board, patrons need to bring up the situation to the select board.  Library director- duties that include financial, ordering materials, paperwork or grants and reports, workshops for students in afterschool program, summer program, budgeting, working with patrons, supervising employees, information searches, mailings, etc.  Concerns about business loss – need to have items to draw people to the area.  Library is an important part of the community.  Comparable to other towns.  Richford library is only open 27 hours a week.  Enosburg is open 6 days a week with only 400 more people in the town.

Next Meeting – Monday, March 9, 2020 at 6:00 pm

     ARVIN A. BROWN LIBRARY

       88 Main St. Richford

                        Special Meeting  

   Agenda

      Wednesday, February 26, 2020, 3PM                                   

       Agenda Items

 

Call to order

Agenda – Amendments

Approval of

     Meeting Minutes

Attendance

Comments from Citizens Present

Correspondence: 

     Old Business:

         Town Appropriation for January 2020 – Town Meeting

   

New Business:

      

Other Business:

 

Next Meeting: Monday, March 9, 2020 at 6pm

 

Arvin A. Brown Library

Trustee Meeting

February 10, 2020

Minutes

Call to order – 6:09 pm – 7:40 pm

Agenda Amendments

Approval of meeting minutes

January minutes approved at January 27th meeting

Attendance

             Debbie Atherton, Kathleen Engstrom, Madeline Wetherby and Fiona Lugo

Comments from Citizens Present

None attending

Approval of

Librarian’s Report  and Financial Report

Madeline moved to accept the librarian’s report and the financial report for February

. Fiona seconded; Passed unanimously.

Correspondence

            Wild and Scenic Grant, Rise VT Amplify Grant applied for.  Can be used for programs at summer camp; water testing, etc.  Amplify grant – imagine what you can do.

GMM courier service – for state of Vermont will increase prices – sent out for bids.  Not sure what the increase will be.

NNLM grant – spent on computers, chairs and tables. Spent.

Old Business

Budget 2020 – working on budget cuts

Petition – not viable at this point in year.

Sample Thank you cards – not very attractive – need more drawings or pictures.  Madeline will approach high school art teacher.

Library Survey – Adele set information to trustees.

New Business

            Policy on Investments and Endowments – Sample for trustees to read and make suggestions.

Fundraising Letter / appeal.  Will ask Adele if she would make suggestions for the library.

Extend an invitation to Gary Deziel – UVM Extension – Kathleen met at Flair meeting.

Other Business

            FundraisingHometown Follies – March 20 and 21st.  Assignments ask Casey and Kathy if they would help us with refreshments and tea cup auction.  Madeline/Kathleen

Next Meeting – Monday, March 9, 2020 at 6:00 pm

 

 

 

 

    ARVIN A. BROWN LIBRARY

       88 Main St. Richford  

   Agenda

      Monday, February 10, 2020, 6PM                                   

       Agenda Items

Call to order

Agenda – Amendments

Approval of

     Meeting Minutes

Attendance

Comments from Citizens Present

Approval of

     Librarian’s Report – for Town Report

     Financial Report – for Town Report

Correspondence: 

      Wild and Scenic  Grant, RiseVT Amplify Grant

      GMM Courier Service 

      NNLM Grant

Old Business:

    Budget 2020

    Petition

    Town Appropriation for January 2020 – Town Meeting

    Sample Thank You Cards

    Library Survey

 

New Business:

     Policy on Investments and Endowments

     Fundraising Letter/Appeal

     Invite Gary Deziel – UVM Extensio

 Other Business:

Next Meeting: Monday, March 9, 2020 at 6pm

 

Arvin A. Brown Library

Trustee Meeting

January 27, 2020

Minutes

Call to order – 6:09 pm – 8.00 pm

Agenda Amendments

Approval of meeting minutes

January 13th minutes – read for any mistakes.  Fiona moved to accept January 13th  minutes, Madeline seconded.  Passed unanimously.

Attendance

  Debbie Atherton, Kathleen Engstrom, Madeline Wetherby and Fiona Lugo – guests –Nancy Fitzgerald.

Comments from Citizens Present

None attending

Correspondence

Information from Lara Keenan – email with links to help library.  Advocacy Community Connections.

Old Business

            Discussion of budget and duties that need to be performed.  Need to establish ways to increase funds for this year.  How will the budget be affected next year?

Fiona moved to access money from Ameritrade Money Market.  Madeline seconded.

 Next Meeting – Monday, February 10 2020 at 6:00 pm

 

 

Arvin A. Brown Library

Trustee Meeting

January 13, 2020

Minutes

Call to order – 6:11 pm – 8.00 pm

Agenda Amendments

Approval of meeting minutes

December minutes – read and fixed spelling mistakes and misinformation.  Adele moved to accept the December minutes, Madeline seconded.  Passed unanimously.

Attendance

             Debbie Atherton, Kathleen Engstrom, Madeline Wetherby and Adele Wolfson –  guests – Bobbi Capone and Nancy Fitzgerald, Laura Keenan

Comments from Citizens Present

None attending

Approval of

Librarian’s Report  and Financial Report

Madeline moved to accept the librarian’s report and the financial report. Adele seconded; Passed unanimously.

 

Trustee training with Laura Keenan

                        Booklets handed out, Laura discussed aspects of trustee duties.

 Next Meeting – Monday, February 10 2020 at 6:00 pm

 

 

 

Arvin A. Brown Library

Trustee Meeting

December 9, 2019

Minutes Final Draft

Call to order – 6:00 pm

Agenda Amendments – Liberty Mutual, Sherri Paquette – Building;  photo of library for stationary.

Approval of meeting minutes

November minutes – read and fixed spelling mistakes and misinformation.  Madeline moved to accept the November minutes, Adele seconded.  Passed unanimously.

Attendance

             Debbie Atherton, Kathleen Engstrom, Madeline Wetherby and Adele Wolfson

Comments from Citizens Present

None attending

Approval of

Librarian’s Report – Nov. and Oct. combined; Adele moved to accept the librarian’s report, Madeline seconded; Passed unanimously.

Financial Report – discussed report for November; questions answered.  Adele moved to accept Nov. financial report, Madeline seconded.  Passed unanimously.

Correspondence

            GMLC Overdrive – renewed contract

Selectboard/Town clerk – requested report with 2019 budget, 2019 actual budget and 2020 requested budget.  Kathleen and Gina are working on setting report up and will give to Town clerk.

Old Business:

            Meeting –  with the select board to give information – Monday, March 16th – the third Monday of the month

Family Responsibility Policy – reviewed and revised – Kathleen will make corrections and sign at next meeting

Meeting  – with Lara Keenan, January 13th.  Members will invite friends of library to meeting.

New business –

Town Report – due by January 17th;  Board discussed ideas and information to include.  Kathleen will get information together and get the information to the town clerk.

Ameritrade – withdrawal of money by 12/29/19.  Information on money market will be reinvested.  Information does not seem correct.  Debbie will call to find out information.

Next Meeting – Monday, January 13, 2019 at 6:00 pm

 

ARVIN A. BROWN LIBRARY

88 Main St. Richford

Agenda Monday, December 9, 2019

Special Meeting

6:00PM

Agenda Items

Call to order

Agenda – Amendments

Approval of

Meeting Minutes

Attendance

Comments from Citizens Present

Approval of

Librarian’s Report

Financial Report

Correspondence:

GMLC Overdrive – Renewed Contract –

Selectboard/Town Clerk  requested report with 2019 budget, Actuals and 2020 budget

Old Business:

Meeting with selectboard set time and date

Family Responsibility Policy – revised – Child Safety Policy

Invite Friends to January 13th meeting with Lara Keen

New Business:

Town Report – Due by January 17th

Ameritrade withdrawal by Dec. 29, 2019 – Hire Lawyer  Other Business:

 

Next Meeting: Monday, January 13, 2019 at 6pm

 

 

 

 

 

Arvin A. Brown Library

Trustee Meeting

November 18, 2019

Minutes

Call to order – 6:01 pm

Agenda Amendments – none

Approval of meeting minutes

October minutes – read and fixed spelling mistakes and misinformation.  Fiona moved to accept the October minutes, Adele seconded.  Passed unanimously.

Attendance

             Debbie Atherton, Kathleen Engstrom, Fiona Lugo and Adele Wolfson

Comments from Citizens Present

None attending

Approval of

Librarian’s Report – Will discuss at next meeting

Financial Report – will discuss at next meeting

.

Old Business:

            Trustee Replacement –  later date

Quit Claim Deed – Fiona – no new information.

Budget meeting with the select board – decision made to discuss items to be presented to select board this evening.  Meeting adjourned at 6:50 to go to select board meeting

Next Meeting – Monday, December 9, 2019 at 6:00 pm

 

Arvin A. Brown Library

Trustee Meeting

September 16, 2019

Minutes

Call to order – 5:59 pm

Agenda Amendments – Laura visiting, hours

Approval of meeting minutes

August minutes – read and fixed spelling mistakes.  Adele moved to accept the August minutes, Madeline seconded.  Passed unanimously.

Attendance

             Debbie Atherton, Kathleen Engstrom, Madeline Wetherby and Adele Wolfson

Comments from Citizens Present

None attending

Approval of

Librarian’s Report

August – reviewed and discussed.  Madeline moved to accept August librarian’s report.  Adele seconded.  Passed unanimously.

Financial Report

August – reviewed, questions asked and answered.  Adele moved to accept August financial report.  Madeline seconded.  Passed unanimously.

Correspondence

            ALA Library Value Calculator – handout – value of services provided by library;  good for selectboard.

Old Business:

            Trustee Replacement – names and suggestions

Quit Claim Deed – Fiona – no new information.

Library Utilities – phone

Building Maintenance – Windows – one needs to be replaced in children’s room.  Finish painting porch.

 

Review Strategic Plan – need survey to process what the library should be for the town. Adele

Thank you notes – Premier does banners – no paper.  Kathleen will contact prison about printing thank you notes.

Meeting Room Policy – next meeting – old business.

Library Parking – restricted because of building renovation – parking lines or reserved for library parking signs.

New Business

            Budget – date to meet with the select board – November – 1st Monday

Financial Reports – quarterly and activity statement – discussion of the reports and what trustees find confusing.  Move to use the Statement of Activity comparison for Financial report – so moved by Adele; seconded by Madeline.  Passed unanimously.

 

Other Business

            Need to see minutes Fall 2018 – town expenses for the library.  Decision to list expenses?

Insulation inside the building?  See Sherri – children’s room window – leaking.  Finish painting?

Next Meeting – Monday, October 28, 2019 at 6:00 pm

 

Arvin A. Brown Library

Trustee Meeting

August 14, 2019

Minutes

Call to order – 6:02pm

Agenda Amendments – Change in library hours

Approval of meeting minutes

May minutes – read and fixed spelling mistakes.  Casey moved to accept the May minutes, Adele seconded.  Passed unanimously.

Attendance

            Casey Blaney, Debbie Atherton, Kathleen Engstrom, Madeline Wetherby, Adele Wolfson.

Comments from Citizens Present

None attending

Approval of

Librarian’s Report

May, June and July – reviewed and discussed.  Madeline moved to accept May, June and July’s  librarians report.  Fiona seconded.  Passed unanimously.

Financial Report

May, June and July – reviewed, questions asked and answered.  Adele moved to accept May, June and July’s financial report.  Madeline seconded.  Passed unanimously.

Correspondence

NNLM grant MOA signed – will be able to buy supplies needed.

GMLC VOKAL contract renewed – cost has gone up – $469.35.  Needed for library.

Old Business:

            Riverfest Update – Bought enough for 100 people,  much fewer people this year.  Only $270.00earne.  Will probably not do next year – 2020.

Home Day Update – 5 or 6 boxes of Ben and Jerry’s served during the parade and later in the library.  Star Wars figures attended and talked with people in the library during the shower

Quick Claim Deed – Fiona – no new information.

Library Utilities – Windows – one needs to be replaced in children’s room.

Building Maintenance –Furnace has been installed.  ( estimate on making pipes more efficient)  Porch finished except for a couple of railings.  Priority list – 1.  Window in children’s room; 2. Install gutters; 3. Cement steps in front of the library; 4. Front door – closing.  Parking?  Not enough room with extra equipment.  Windows – Energy Grant?

Furnace Installation Plan – Installed

Review Strategic Plan – discussed the strategic plan and the need to complete a new plan.  How to proceed – planning for town not the library.  How do community members see the library or needs of the library?  Community survey?  Need to read over the previous strategic plan.  Information from conference.

Building inspection with select board member – Done and observations noted in building maintenance.

New Business

            Trustee Resignation – Discussed names of people to ask to replace resigning trustee.  Time and skills needed.

Thank you notes – to library donors.  Printed cards?  Debbie will check options.  Premier (848-3151) Tammy.   Thank you cards if possible?

Conference Update – Adele and Kathleen – fundraising, event publicity, strategic  plan – discussed.

Schedule Lara Keenan – September – discussion – other items to take care of – maybe Jan.

Library Parking – Space being taken up by equipment – People lack spaces to park.

Meeting Room Policy – handed out for trustees to review.

Other Business

            Employees have been tracking use of library.   Hours during the evening are not used.  Mon. till 6;  Wed. till 6; and Fri. till 6.  Will continue to track usage when school starts.  To be discussed at a later date.

Next Meeting – Monday, September16, 2019 at 6:00 pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Image (73)Image (74)Trustees:

Debra Atherton       Cochair, Secretary

Fiona Lugo                 Co chair

Casey Blaney              Treasurer

Madeline Wetherby

Adele Wolfson

  

   ARVIN A. BROWN LIBRARY

      Agenda August 14, 2019, 6:00PM

                   Agenda Items

                   

Call to order

Agenda – Amendments

Approval of

     Meeting Minutes

Attendance

Comments from Citizens Present

Approval of

     Librarian’s Report

     Financial Report

 

 Correspondence:

    NNLM Grant MOA signed 

    GMLC VOKAL contract renewed – $469.35

       

 Old Business:

     River Fest  Update

     Home Days Update

     Quick Claim Deed 

     Library Utilities

     Building Maintenance 

     Furnace Installation Update

     Review Strategic Plan

     Building inspection with selectboard member update

       New Business:

      Trustee Resignation – New trustee appointed by Board of Trustees  

      Thank you notes – Library Donors

      Conference Update – Adele and Kathleen

      Schedule Lara Keenan – September 

      Library Parking 

      Meeting Room Policy

  Other Business:

 

Next Meeting: Monday, September 16, 2019 at 6pm

 

ARVIN A. BROWN LIBRARY

     Agenda May 20, 2019, 6:00PM

                  Agenda Items

                  

Call to order

Agenda – Amendments

Approval of

    Meeting Minutes

Attendance

Comments from Citizens Present

Approval of

    Librarian’s Report

    Financial Report

 

Correspondence: NNLM Grant MOA signed

      

Old Business:

    River Fest  Update

    Quick Claim Deed

    Library Utilities

    Building Maintenance

    Parade Float Flatbed Offer for July 6

    Furnace Installation Update

    

 

    Review Strategic Plan

    May – Building inspection with selectboard member

    Policies: Patron Conduct – Sign

 

 New Business:

       Bookmobile Proposal and MOU

      July Workday at Library

      Conference Update – Adele and Kathleen

      Trustees Responsibilities – Schedule Lara Keenan

      Library Parking

      Trustee sign checks for July

 Other Business:

 

Next Meeting: Monday, August 19, 2019 at 6pm

 

 

    ARVIN A. BROWN LIBRARY

                Special Meeting

                  June 10, 2019

                       6:00 PM

                    Agenda Items

 

Call to order

Agenda – Amendments

Attendance

Comments from Citizens Present

Old Business:  Schedule for the Riverfest Fundraiser June 22, 2019

 

Other Business:

 

 

Next Meeting: Monday, June 17, 2019 at 6pm

 

 

Arvin A. Brown Library

Trustee Meeting

Minutes

May 20, 2019 6:00 – 7:05

Call to order – 6:00pm

 Agenda – Amendments – Lindsey Wight – Riverfest

Discussion of expectations for Riverfest Food sale.  Expect 80 people – plan on 100.  Food ready at 11:30.  Build your own sandwich.  Bowl of fruit – water to drink.

Approval of minutes

            April minutes – reviewed, corrected mistakes

Madeline moved to accept the corrected april minutes, Adele seconded,  motion passed.

Special Meeting – March 29th – minutes reviewed, corrected.  Adele moved to accept Special Meeting minutes, Madeline seconded.  Motion passed.

Attendance

Kathleen Ingstrom, Madeline Wetherby, Debbie Atherton, Adele Wolfson

Comments from Citizens

            None Present

Approval of

            Librarian’s Report – done last month April and May

Financial Report – Questions about money spent on programs, money to be reimbirsed.

Items have been balaced for negative numbers, Kathleen will talk to Gina.

Madeline moved to accept April financial report, Adele seconded.  Motion passed.

 Correspondence

Received a donation from Neil (Bud) Lovelette

Old Business

            Riverfest – June 22nd;  plan for 100 people; Make your own sandwich;  Turkey, Other meat?, Rolls, Mayo, Mustard, Tomatoes, onions (Adele), lettuce (5), Cheese (2),Cukes (2), Pickles – sweet and dill (sliced), Bowl of Fruit, Large paper plates, Napkins (got), got water.

Quit Claim Dee – no information.

Building Maintenance – front porch, back steps – Bob Peters

Strategic Plan – Info from conference Kathleen and Adele attending.

Building Walk around – May 29th at 3:30 – Sherri?

Policy – Patron Conduct – revised – Revised, Trustees will sign at June meeting.

New Business

Library float for July 6 celebration.  Flatbed wagon with a tractor to pull.  Get suggestions from Emily Fluery, Wendy, Melanie for ideas. Kathleen

Furnace – here this summer – work construction has delayed.

 Other Business

            none

Special Meeting

            June 10, 2019, Library, 6:00 pm

Riverfest Planning

Next Meeting

June 17, 2019, Library, 6:00 pm

 

 

 

 

Arvin A. Brown

Trustee Meeting                                                                                                                                                                                          Minutes

April 29, 2019                   6:07pm – 7:40 pm

Members Attending: Kathleen Engstrom, Fiona Lugo, Casey Blaney, Adele Wolfson, and Madeline Wetherby

Call to order– 6:07 pm

Agenda- Amendments

Comments from citizens present- none present

Approval of Meetings Minutes-

        March minutes- Reviewed, discussed, made appropriate changes. Adele moved to accept, Madeline seconded. Approved

Approval of

Librarian’s Report

Viewed and discussed. Inter library loans has increased. More people are aware, with the use of Green Mountain Messenger. A nature walk is be set up with Pre-school and Kindergartners of Richford Elementary School. Adele moved to accept librarians report, Madeline seconded. Accepted.

Financial Report

Reviewed and Discussed

Correspondence

        Building Update-New Furnace soon, will be more efficient. Piping will stay the same as it is very costly. Need new windows, also very costly. Porch update to be looked into.

Jason Broughton- Appointed State Librarian

Awarded NNLM All of Us Community Health Engagement Grant of $10,000 to be used for technology upgrades.

Awarded Summer Reading Program Presenter Grant of $200 to be used at Notch Day Camp

Old Business

        Fundraising

        Hometown Follies Update $242

Paint with Us – No Sign ups.   Will need to cancel if none by Saturday May 4th

Riverfest – Saturday June 22nd   10:00 – 1:00

Will ask Hannafords, Vista and Missisquoi River Basin for donations.

Need to form a Friends of The Library Group to assist with fundraisers. Reach out to the community. Interest sign up at library desk.

 

Strategic Plan

        Last 2007-2015 Read and Review. Needs to be updated with all 5 trustee members present.

New Business

        Trustees Conference May 21st Kathleen and Adele to attend.

Policies

Patron Conduct Reviewed

Building Inspection

                To be done in May with a select board member and Trustees.

Staff Safety

                Need for inside Cameras, currently only outside cameras. Monitors, Panic Button information to be obtain from IT Don Hill.

Long Term Staffing- Need for double coverage at times especially Wednesday nights.

Other Business:

 

Next Meeting- Monday May 20th 2019 at 6:00 pm        Library

               

 

 

Arvin A. Brown Library

 

Trustee Meeting

Minutes

March 18, 2019            6:08pm – 8:05 pm

Members Attending:  Kathleen Engstrom, Fiona Lugo, Madeline Wetherby, Debbie Atherton, Casey Blaney and Adele Wolfson

Call to order – 6:08

Agenda – Amendments

Comments from citizens present – none present

Approval of Meeting Minutes

   February  minutes – Reviewed, discussed, made appropriate changes.  Casey moved to accept, Madeline seconded. Approved.

Approval of Librarian’s Report

Viewed and discussed.  Open House during April break for teachers and schools to explore all new items in the library, date not set.  Fiona moved to accept librarian’s report, Madeline seconded. Accepted.

Financial Report

Reviewed and discussed.  Ameritrade account discussed, how managed?  Fiona made a motion to accept Feb. financial report.  Madeline seconded. Accepted.

Correspondence

None

Old Business

  Fundraising letter – ok.  How it was sent.

Old Business

    Job descriptions – change to Personnel Policy – signed by trustees

Fundraising

    Hometown Follies -$211.00.  Cupcakes left over, brownies good.  More variety on Friday.

Suggestions – Popcorn Machine, Varieties of brownies, rice Krispie squares, No bake cookies.

Fundraising ideas – Movies -need to be shown at library;  Paint and sip -morning – coffee and breakfast item. Debbie will check for place (school) and person (Pat Murphy).  Or Goyne watercolor; Concert in the Park,  REC activities – food choices. Cornhole. Silent Auction? Questions

New Trustees – Adele Wolfson –  Fiona moved to accept Adele as a new trustee.  Casey seconded. Accepted. Fiona moved to accept Debbie Atherton to an additional term.  Casey seconded. Accepted. Department of Libraries, line 27, states ‘ one member appointed or elected by the select board.  Discussion.

New Officers  –  will wait until members are more comfortable

New Business

Strategic Plan – last 2007 – 2015.  Need to review – VT Libraries – Trustee Booklet.

Executive Meeting

    Motion to follow up on decisions discussed in executive session.  Fiona moved to follow above statement, Adele seconded. Accepted.

Special Next Meeting

Monday, April 29, 2019 at 6:00 pm  Library

 

 

   


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