OSSIPEE PUBLIC LIBRARY TRUSTEES MEETING
DATE: September 12, 2017
PLACE: Ossipee Public Library
PRESENT: Chairman: John Mingori
Treasurer: Judy Perry
Secretary: Jane ter Kuile
Member, Denise Castle
Alternate: Dolores Connelly
Library Director: Maria Moulton
Next Meeting Date: Tuesday; October 10, 2017 at 12:30PM
John called the meeting to order at 12:30 p.m.
The Secretary’s report for the August 8, 2017 meeting was read and accepted. John motioned, Judy seconded.
The Treasurer’s report was reviewed and accepted Jane motioned, John seconded.
The Library Director’s report was presented by Maria. Jane motioned and John seconded. Maria reported that Granite State Glass had repaired the window in the meeting room. . The summer reading program had 56 people sign up and 42 kids finished the program. The Knit/Crochet Group has been making scarves that will be hung on the railings at Town Hall for people to take. Maria has been elected Chairman of RALi. Maria also reported on the dates for presentation of the 2018 budget for both the Budget Committee and Selectmen. Selectmen is November13, 2017 at 4:15 and Budget Committee is November 29, 2017.
Tim Heckman of Heckman’s Flooring was in to do measuring and will be preparing quotes for both carpet and carpet tiles. He recommended rubber stair treads. Life expectancy for both carpet and tiles is about 15 Years. He will provide quotes for the entire job and in sections. Once we have figures, we will decide which route to use to finance the project.
Sean McManus provided a quote of $l,000 to make and install the 4 end panels. This compares to Demco’s charge of $ 1,474.41 uninstalled. Additionally we would have to unload the panels at delivery time. Maria will advise Sean to go ahead with the panels.
The trustees then reviewed the preliminary budget that Maria had prepared. The town is still in contract talks, so there are no figures available as to salary increases. And insurance quotes won’t be available until October. The Operating budget was discussed. The entire budget will be discussed at the October meeting.
The meeting was adjourned at 2:00.
Jane ter Kuile, Secretary