March 13, 2023
Trustee Meeting Minutes
Attendance: Pat Pustell, Lisa Buerk, Carl Tyler, Linda Hatfield, Maria Moulton.
Absent: DorisAnn Allenson. Arriving late: Roger ter Kuile.
The meeting was called to order at 10:12 am.
The Secretary’s Report for February 13, 2023 was reviewed and accepted (LB/PP).
The Treasurer’s Report was reviewed and accepted (PP/LB). The library director now has view only access to online banking, petty cash account. Lisa will give permission for the director to have view only access to all three banking accounts.
The Director’s Report was reviewed. Maria started a membership with the Junior Library Guild. The paintings on display in the meeting room were painted by the students in the School’s Out! Picasso Painting Club. Local poet, Heather Bryant will read from her new book of poems on Saturday, April 8, 2023 at 11 am.
Energy Audit: Maria sent an email to Matt Sawyer regarding an energy audit for the library. She has not yet heard back from him. Linda Hatfield will try to talk to Matt about an energy audit.
Friends of OPL Update: Jeanne Vidler is now the Treasurer of the friends group. Lynne Parker and Maria filled out the IRS 1023 EZ form for 501(c)(3) status and will now wait for the IRS response. Emily O’Blenes of the School’s Out! Program will be working on a story walk for Constitution Park. Jeanne Vidler provided Emily with information she had gathered regarding registered Trademarks and copyright laws.
Action Items: The Trustees and the library director will review the policies and make any necessary changes.
Next Meeting: April 10, 2023 at 10 am in the library meeting room.
NHLTA Spring Conference will be May 9, 2023 from 8 am – 4 pm at the Grappone Conference Center in Concord, NH.
The Meeting Adjourned at 11:06 am (LB/CT).