Jane Eriksen, Chairman
Mary Ryan, Vice Chairman
Anne Mueller, Treasurer
Amy Bloom, Recording Secretary
R. David Turley
Meetings: Second Tuesday of every month at 7:30
2013 Meeting Dates
Board Minutes: Current month’s minutes have not been approved:
DURHAM PUBLIC LIBRARY BOARD OF TRUSTEES
May 14, 2013
PRESENT: Lynn Johnson, Mary Ryan, Jane Eriksen, Anne Mueller, David Turley (left at 7:55), Rosemarie Naples (arrived at 7:50).Director Valerie Kilmartin
ABSENT: Amy Bloom, Robert Booz, Shari Adams
The meeting was called to order at 7:35 p.m.
David Turley moved, Anne Mueller seconded:Motion: To accept the minutes of April 9, 2013. Vote: Unanimous
The third quarter financial statement was presented by Anne Mueller. Valerie Kilmartin presented the financial report and the staff reports.
Compliments and positive feedback have been received from the public regarding the upgrades to the children’s department. An Open House celebrating the new area will be held on
Saturday, June 1, 2013. It was noted that RSD 13 will have summer reading requirements beginning this summer. Library staff has met with school librarians to
discuss this issue.
PALS – The annual Book Sale will be held Saturday, May 18. Thanks were extended to Valerie for her huge efforts in helping to prepare for the sale.
Maintenance – Ryan Lizotte has been hired to paint the entrance hallway. Quotes are still being sought for the workroom and downstairs rooms. Carpeting has been ordered
for the workroom and will be installed as soon as the painting in that area has been completed.
Gardens – The Garden Club has asked to plant a tree on the grounds in memory of Laurie Stevens. Jane will notify them that the area on Maple Ave. is available.
Selection – There was discussion regarding selection of a new Director. The Selection committee, composed of David Turley, Mary Ryan and Shari Adams from the library, Pat
Murawski from PALS, and Cyndi Shirshac from the staff and Jane Eriksen, ex officio will meet on Wednesday, May 22 at 7:30 to determine which candidates will be interviewed.
David Turley will serve as Chairman of the committee. May 15th is the closing date for applications.
Board retreat – Discussion and a report from B. Booz and S. Adams will occur at the June meeting.
All progress regarding renovations and improvements was covered in the maintenance report.
There was discussion regarding the need for an interim director, if needed, beginning July 1, 2013.
At 8:17, Anne Mueller moved and Lynn Johnson seconded: Motion: To adjourn the meeting.
Lynn Johnson, Acting Secretary