Ossipee Public Library Trustees Meeting
October 19, 2020
Attendees: Director, Maria Moulton
Trustees: Patricia Pustell, chairperson; Jack Fogarty, treasurer; DorisAnn Allenson, secretary; Jane ter Kuile, trustee; Carl Tyler, trustee;
Roger ter Kuile, alternate trustee
The meeting was called to order at 10:10 am by the chairperson.
Secretaries Report: The minutes dated Sept. 14, 2020. A motion to accept the minutes dated Sept 14, 2020 as written was made by Jack Fogarty and seconded by
Jane ter Kuile. Motion passes.
Treasurer’s Report dated as of October 15, 2020.
Appropriated Funds. $10,267.16
Library revenue. $10,799.30
Kindergarten book program. $32.10
Local donations. $16,643.80
Total library revenue. $27,475.20
Dorisann Allenson made a motion to accept the treasurer’s report as read and was seconded by Patricia Pustell. Motion passed
Director’s report. The report was read by director, Maria Moulton.
Discussion ensued and included; The town of Ossipee assuming the maintenance of the outside of the library building.
The new carpet will be installed during the first two weeks of November.
The committee reviewed the 2021 library budget.
The committee reviewed and approved the town of Ossipee master plan for the library.
A motion was made by Carl Tyler to approve the Director’s Report as written and seconded by Patricia Pustell. Motion passes.
Old Business: Continuing business was discussed in the director’s report.
Contact Lynne Parker concerning Friends of Library nonprofit report with the state.
Polly Shaffer has given her notice as a library employee.
Discussion ensued about salaries and benefits affecting the budget. Budget remained the same as presented in the director’s report.
WiFi: WiFi strength in the back parking lot is poor. Carl made suggestions to solve the matter for less than $300.00. He will get back to us. A motion was made by to improve WiFi access at the library by Jane ter Kuile and seconded by Pat Pustell.
Budget for 2021: Discussion ensued. Carl Tyler made a motion to approve the 2021 budget as presented and was seconded by Pat Pustell. Motion passes.
Next meeting date: November 16, 2020 @ 10:00 am