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:
LIBRARY BOARD OF TRUSTEES
November 12, 2013
Meeting called to order: 7:33pm
Present: Jane Eriksen, Anne Mueller, Bob Booz, Amy Bloom, Mary Ryan, David Turley, Shari Adams. Late arrival: Lynn Johnson, 7:37. Absent: Rose Marie Naples
- I. Public comments/communication
Received gracious thank you note from Mark Albin, for our donation in honor of Melissa Albin.
- II. Minutes
AM moved and MR seconded to accept. BB and AB abstained, due to October absences. Accepted.
- III. Financial Reports
AM presented. Board asked that next presentation include current, detailed list of all funds and donations.
- IV. Librarians’ Reports
Director’s report presented. No surprises in the financial report. Phone bill not yet received. Continued concern and trouble shooting re: after school crowd. Ron Thody will complete painting downstairs by end of November. Painting of workroom and carpet installation will likewise be completed. Continued discussion with Mark Albin about Melissa Albin memorial in library.
Youth services: Lego Club was a big hit. Circulation down in some areas, up in Graphic Novels and Audio Books.
- V. Committee reports
PALS: Taste of Durham will be 2-1-14. Help is needed and will be much appreciated.
Maintenance: As discussed above in Director’s report.
Nominating Cmtee: Slate presented : JE, Chair, MR, Vice Chair, AM,Treasurer, SA, Secretary, LJ, Corresponding Secretary. AB moved to accept, AM seconded. Passed unanimously, with thanks to the NomCom.
- VI. Old Business
Strategic Planning: Shari, Bob and Trish have worked hard, found a highly recommended consultant and will aim to have our meeting 3-29-14. BB made a motion and AB seconded: to expend up to $2k for an off-site strategic planning session. Passed unanimously with many thanks to the cmtee.
Memorials status: As discussed in context of Director’s report. AB suggested possibility of painted inscription commemorating Dorothy Willet above a door or window. AB will do some research.
Gift/Garden policy: Discussion postponed until January meeting.
AM moved to cancel December meeting. AB seconded. Unanimously passed. At this time, a December meeting is not planned.
Adjourned 9:05 p.m.
Amy Bloom, Secretary