September 12, 2022
Trustees Meeting Minutes
Attendance: Lisa Buerk, Jane ter Kuile, Carl Tyler, Linda Hatfield, Roger ter Kuile, Maria Moulton. Absent: DorisAnn Allenson. Arriving late: Pat Pustell.
The meeting was called to order by Carl Tyler (acting Chairman) at 10:06 am. Linda Hatfield was elevated to voting status in the absence of DorisAnn Allenson.
The Secretary’s Report for August 8, 2022 was reviewed and accepted (JtK, LB).
The Treasurer’s Report was reviewed and accepted (LH, JtK).
The Director’s Report was reviewed. Linda Hatfield asked about the RALi Co-op. Maria explained that the group was a support group for Rochester Area Libraries. RALi is currently putting together kits that will circulate among the member libraries and be available for patrons to borrow. Carl Tyler suggested that Maria change her password with Baker and Taylor in light of the recent cyber-attack on the B&T servers. The Director’s report was accepted (LB, JtK).
Pat Pustell arrived at the meeting.
COVID policy: There are no changes to the policy.
Friends of the Library: The annual meeting will take place at the library on September 27, 2022 at 2 pm. Elections will be held and official paperwork will be signed and filed. Carl suggested the library advertise the meeting on the Website and FaceBook page.
Updated Holiday Policy: Carl Tyler made a motion to accept the updated holiday policy. Lisa Buerk seconded. The motion passed.
Fall Programs: Maria is trying to schedule a Bat Program for October in addition to all of the on-going programs.
Budget: We discussed the projected fuel, electricity, internet, and phone costs for 2023. We also talked about the cost of living increase and pay rates. Maria will do a comparison with some of the other libraries in the state. Carl will call about the phone payment and look into a better internet plan for the library. We will continue budget discussions at the next meeting.
Next Meeting: October 3, 2022 at 10 am in the library meeting room.
The Meeting Adjourned at 10:50 am (JtK, LH).