MINUTES OF THE MEETING
November 20, 2013
Roll call and Introductions: The meeting was called to order at 5:05p.m. by George Brendler. Present were Trustees;, Debby Powers, Kristen McAuliffe, Jim Meehan Also present was Library Director Francie Fairchild and Friends of the Library (FOL) members; Rae McAuliffe and Emily Castine were attending.
As regards the Friend’s of the Library: Rae McAuliffe reviewed the FOL the Chirstmas Tea schduled for Dec 8, 2013 and the Christmas Ride scheduled for Dec. 13, 2013. On Dec. 4 there will be CCRS students that will help decorate the Public Library for the Christmas season.
Review of minutes of Oct 30 , 2013: Deb Powers moved to accept the minutes as amended, second by Trustee Kristin McAuliffe. Motion passed.
Treasurer's Report: Checking acct. balance Sept. 30, 2013 was - $44080.85; Oct. 30, 2013 was - $41654.97. Motion by Jim Meehan to accept the treasurer’s report as presented, Second by Trustee Kristin McAuliffe. Motion passed.
Director's Report –
Director’s Monthly Report was partial. Items will be added for the complete report. Director has not yet completed the log of daily/weekly activities which would be used in the director's absence Action: Director will submit comlete report (pending), log (pending).
George Brendler wrote a note to Trailblazers
Book signings – Glen Persol is expected to have a book signing in the spring at the Chazy Library. Details are being pursued.
The cleaning staff are performing satisfactorily.
There will be a ACA presentation by Jill Rock Dec 5, 2013.
Kristin McAuliffe will be sending out notice of the book for Common CORE efforts of CCRS. Target date if mid February. More details will be provided at January Library meeting.
The board agreed to decorating the gazebo for Christmas. It will nicely increase the visibility of the Library to the public and be in the spirit of the season. Friends of the Library members may have a spare Christmas tree that can be donated to the effort. Rae McAuliffe will check with the organization members.
Purchase of new carpet runners was discussed and agreement was reached that Tina Trombly and Deb Powers in conjunction with the Director and decide specifics of color and placement.
Collection Development –Emily Castine presented a several titles of recent purchases demonstarting quality of our collection with titles that should be very applicable and valuble to our community.
Policy – webinar for new board members is archived, available to members who are urged to view it.
Public Relations – Our library Facebook site is active with 150 – 200 viewer as an aproxiation for activity.
Legal Affairs – No report
Garden Committee – No report
Maintenance- No report
Fund Raising – Deb Power reported that the Christmas Season fund drive letter have bent sent.
Family programs - Kristin McAuliffe is working towards organizing early child intervention programs for the spring time period.
Review of November draft minutes for motions
Next meeting January 22, 2013 05:30. Chazy Public Libary Board Room
Motion to adjourn by Jim Meehan. Approved. Meeting adjourned at 06:39 p.m.