Ossipee Public Library
Board of Trustees Meeting
August 10, 2020
Meeting was called to order by Chairperson Terry Wheeler at 10:10 am.
Attendees were Carl Tyler, Jane ter Kuile, Patricia Pustell, and Director Maria Moulton, Terry Wheeler, and prospective alternate Roger ter Kuile.
Carl was welcomed as a new alternate.
Minutes for the July 27th meeting will be approved at the next meeting.
Moved by Terri Wheeler and Seconded by Patricia Pustell.
Appropriated funds. $8,911.00
Library Revenue: $12,969.00
Kindergarten Book Program Funds: $32.10
Local donations: $16,643.80
Total Library Revenue: $29,644.93
Treasurer’s report was read by Director Maria Moulton. Motion to pass Made by Patricia Pustell, seconded by Jane ter Kuile.
Director’s report ensued a discussion on the process of receiving and spending monies from the town. We will question the procedure of procuring the warrant article money for the library carpet at the Town Department Head meeting next week. The townspeople voted for this money to be allocated and it was passed. We will ask the Selectmen how we proceed with the new rug installation. Moved by Terri Wheeler. Seconded by Patricia Pustell and passed.
Covid 19 Pandemic Policy:
A discussion was started on “What if exposure happens in the library?” What is the plan? Maria will call other libraries in the area to see what they have discussed or set as policy and will check CDC guidelines. Discussion to continue at next meeting.
Part time Employee: Maria will start interviewing for a part time employee.
New Business: Policy and Procedure Review
It was decided that we will sign approval of the updated policy with the new pandemic policies in place. We will review and update the library policies in April 2021 and set a schedule for an annual policy review and update.
Terry Wheeler is leaving her position as Chairperson because she is moving out of state. She nominated Patricia Pustell to be Chairperson, seconded by Carl Tyler.
Motion to adjourn made by Terry Wheeler. Seconded by Jane ter Kuile. Meeting adjourned 11:04 am.
Next meeting September 14, 2020 at 10:00 am