OSSIPEE PUBLIC LIBRARY TRUSTEES MEETING
Ossipee Public Library
March 15, 2018
Present: John Mingori, Judy Perry, Denise Castle, Dolores Connelly, Alison Hayford, Karen Anthony, Maria Moulton
Next Meeting: Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at 12:30 pm
John called the meeting to order at 1:06 p.m.
Karen Anthony, the new bookkeeper, introduced herself to the board and asked if anyone had any questions for her. The Board welcomed her.
The Board also welcomed Alison Hayford, the newly elected Trustee.
Secretary’s Report: The report from February 13, 2018 was reviewed, amended, and accepted as amended (JM/DC).
Treasurer’s Report: The Revised Report from January and the February Report were reviewed and accepted. The Board discussed transferring money from the Wells Fargo Account into the Library Revenue Account. No transfer needs to be made yet as there is still enough in the Library Revenue Account to cover expenses (JM/DC).
Director’s Report: Reviewed and Accepted (JM/JP). The NHLTA Spring Conference is Monday, May 14, 2018. Deadline for registration is April 27th. Maria spoke with Brad Harriman about the dying maple tree in front of the Library. Brad said the Town has someone to call for tree removal. The Library received a grant for $100.0 from the Governor Wentworth Arts Council and two other donations. Odds Bodkin will perform for the summer reading kick-off, Libraries Rock! Maria will look into the cost of two new circulation desk computers.
*The Board of Trustees reviewed and amended the bookkeeper’s contract. John made a motion to accept the bookkeeper’s contract as amended. (JM/JP the motion passed).
*Denise showed the Board the beautiful plaque in memory of Joan O’Hara.
Election of Officers:
Judy Perry motioned that John Mingori be elected as Chairman of the Ossipee Public Library Board of Trustees from March 2018 until March 2019 (JP/DC Motion passed).
John Mingori motioned that Judy Perry be elected as Treasurer of the Ossipee Public Library Board of Trustees from March 2018 until March 2019 (JM/DC Motion passed).
John Mingori motioned that Alison Hayford be elected as Secretary of the Ossipee Public Library Board of Trustees from March 2018 until March 2019 (JM/JP Motion passed).
Dolores Connelly would like to be an Alternate Trustee for another year. Maria will request that the Selectmen appoint Dolores for another year.
The Board of Trustees briefly talked about the current vacation/sick policy and will discuss it further at the next meeting.
John motioned to adjourn at 2:38 pm. (JM/JP Motion passed).
Maria Moulton (filling in for Jane ter Kuile)