January 2019

Meeting of the Annie Porter Ainsworth Memorial Library

January 15, 2019 at 5:30 pm

1. Call to Order/Roll Call                                                           Greetings

Meeting called to order at 5:35 pm. Allard, Godfrey, Horth & Worden present.

2. Approval of Agenda                                                              Official Action

Agenda approved as written. Motion by Worden, second by Allard. Unanimously approved.

3. Approval of Minutes: December 11, 2018                          Official Action           

Minutes approved as written. Motion by Allard, second by Worden. Unanimously approved.       

4. Reports                                                                       

a. Director’s Report                     Report                                                               

Motion to buy $25 worth of Dunkin Donuts for Town Highway department. Motion by Allard, second by Worden, unanimously approved. Motion to purchase paper cutter and suggestion box. Motion by Allard, second by Worden, unanimously approved. Jim will contact Nancy about no smoking signs for the building. CIPA policy added to agenda for next month.

b. Finance Report                                                                         Official Action

Motion by Allard, second by Worden, unanimously approved.

5. Period for Public Expression                               (Time limit reserved 15 min.)

The Board of Trustees has set aside up to 15 minutes as an opportunity for the public to address the Board regarding agenda and non-agenda items.  This shall be the only opportunity for public comment or questions.    

No public discussion.

6. Correspondence & Communications 

We have one person interested in filling the vacancy on the board. Jim is going to follow up.                                            

7. Old Business

a. Outstanding Actionable Items                                                   Discussion      

b. School Ballot                                                                             Official Action

Motion to approve by Allard, second by Worden, unanimously approved. Information meetings set for Wednesday, April 24 at 7pm and Saturday, April 27 at 1pm. Jim will check with the town about using their facilities. The board will personally pay for refreshments. We have a projector, Chas will get a sound system

8. New Business

  1. NYS Minimum Standards                                                        Discussion

The board reviewed the standards and the library meets or exceeds all of them. Celicia reported back about pricing for the info graphic stuff. Motion to spend up to $50 on info graphics made by Allard, seconded by Worden, unanimously approved.

9. Next Meeting Date                                                                     Discussion

Next board meeting Tuesday, February 12 @ 5:30. School Board prep meeting on Tuesday, the 5th @ 5:30.

10. Executive Session

The board went into Executive session at 7:02 pm. The board left executive session at 7:10. Discussion about establishing a time off policy to be approved at the February board meeting.

11. Adjournment                                                                            Official Action    

Motion to adjourn at 7:15 by Allard, seconded by Worden, unanimously approved.