Ossipee Public Library
Board of Trustees Meeting
February 7, 2022
Call to Order: 10:12 am
Attendees: Director Maria Moulton, Chairperson Patricia Pustell, Treasurer Lisa Buerk, Secretary DorisAnn Allenson. Alternate Trustee Linda Hatfield
Absent: Trustees Carl Tyler and Jane ter Kuile. Alternate Trustee Roger ter Kuile.
Motion by Pat Pustell to move Linda Hatfield to voting status. Seconded by Lisa Buerk. The motion passed.
Secretary’s Report: Motion was made by Pat Pustell to accept the secretary’s report as corrected and written. Seconded by Linda Hatfield.
The motion passed.
Treasurer’s Report: Motion was made by Pat Pustell to accept the treasurer’s report as written. Seconded by Linda Hatfield.
The motion passed
Director’s Report: A discussion ensued as to the purpose of the Director’s report.
2021 Audit: Has been done with no flags and is assumed ok.
Budget Committee: A meeting to be held at Town Hall on Feb 9,2022 at 7:00pm. Pat Pustell will attend with Maria Moulton.
Library Closures: The library will be closed on Thursday Feb 10,2022 from noon-1pm for a retirement party held at town hall and closed Monday, Feb 21,2022 for President’s Day.
Media Policy: We reviewed our Material Selection Policy for OPL and are satisfied with the policy. We will talk about a media policy at the next meeting. Maria Moulton will write up a policy to be added to our library policies.
A motion was made by Lisa Buerk to approve the Director’s Report.
Seconded by Linda Hatfield. The motion passed
Building Maintenance: The heating system has not as yet been cleaned or had general maintenance by the town.
Covid; The OPL covid policies remain in place.
New Programs: New programs are still on hold until they can be held outdoors.
Tax Service is bringing more traffic to the library.
Friends of the Library: A discussion ensued about the Friends of the Library plan to renovate the library conference table.
Next Meeting: March 7, 2022 at 10:00am
Adjourn: A motion was made by Lisa Buerk to adjourn. Seconded by Linda Hatfield. The motion passed. 10:48 am.