OSSIPEE PUBLIC LIBRARY TRUSTEES’ MEETING
DATE: January 9, 2018
PLACE: Ossipee Public Library
Attendance: John Mingori, Judy Perry, Dolores Connelly, Denise Castle, Jane ter Kuile, Maria Moulton
Call to Order: 12:32 pm
Next Meeting: February 13, 2018 at 12:30 pm
Secretary’s Report for December 15, 2017 was read and accepted (JM/JP).
Treasurer’s Report was reviewed and accepted (JM/DC). Judy will bring the Petty Cash account up to $600.00. Judy will update the December Treasurer’s report after all of the December 2017 bills and bank statements come in.
Director’s Report was read and accepted (JM/JP). Maria will check with the Town regarding the hiring of a new bookkeeper. Should the bookkeeper be hired as a Town Employee or as a Contractor? Starting pay for the new substitute was discussed and will remain at $10.00/hour. Maria will review the current vacation/sick policy with the town finance administrator to see what the policy would look like if we changed to a leave time policy. Maria will then get input from the staff regarding such a change.
The Board reviewed the draft of the 2017 Library Report, made a few changes, and instructed Maria to submit the report by the due date.
The Board decided to carry over the remaining appropriated fund balance into 2018 to cover the cost of fuel for an exceptionally cold December.
Denise gave an update on the plaque for Joan O’Hara. The Board decided to allow Denise to move forward with a plaque from Granite Laser.
Meeting adjourned at @ 1:45 pm.
Dolores Connelly said she would be willing to fill in for the remainder of Dottie Kwiatkowski’s term. Maria will check with Kellie Skehan at the Town Clerk’s office to see how to proceed with this.