Ossipee Public Library
Board of Trustees Meeting
October 3, 2022
Attendance: Carl Tyler, Interim Chair, Lisa Buerk, Jane ter Kuile, Dorisann Allenson, Linda Hatfield,
Roger ter Kuile and Maria Moulton. Absent: Patricia Pustell.
Call to Order: 10:05 am. Linda Hatfield was raised to voting status because of the absence of
Secretary’s Report: A motion was made by Lisa Buerk to accept the Secretary’s Report dated
September 12, 2022. Seconded by Jane ter Kuile. The motion passed.
Treasurer’s Report: A motion was made by Carl Tyler to accept the Treasurer’s Report as
presented and seconded by Jane ter Kuile. The motion passed.
Director’s Report: A discussion was had about the Friends of the Library group and how the trustees
could be of help. A motion was made by Dorisann Allenson to accept the director’s report as presented
and seconded by Jane ter Kuile. The motion passed.
Covid Policy: There are no changes.
Friends of the Library: A discussion was had during the Director’s report.
Telephone Line: Carl Tyler has information from Spectrum but Consolidated may have a
better deal for the library. Carl will continue to gather information.
Budget for 2023: The 2023 Library budget will come before the town selectmen for
discussion at their meeting on Monday, November 7, 2022 , 4:30 at Town Hall. The selectmen
should receive the budget one week prior to their meeting. On Wednesday, November 9, 2022 ,
6:30pm the Library budget will be presented to the budget committee at The Freight House
Town Hall Annex.
A discussion was had about the cost of living and comparison with other libraries in the state of NH.
Carl Tyler made a motion: To accept the Ossipee Public Library 2023 Budget with the following changes:
5% raise for salaries and benefits proposal and $750.00 added for improved internet connection.
It was seconded by Dorisann Allenson. The motion passed.
Amazon: The Amazon Business Line of Credit will be eliminated on January 10,2023. It was suggested
that the Library use Amazon Invoice as a replacement.
Bar Codes: Maria Moulton said that the library will need some new bar codes..
Carl Tyler will be able to provide them.
Date of the next meeting will be November 7, 2022. At 10:00 am.
Adjourn: A motion to adjourn was made by Jane ter Kuile and seconded by Lisa Buerk.