December 2019

Meeting of the Annie Porter Ainsworth Memorial Library

December 2, 2019 at 6:00 PM

1. Call to Order/Roll Call                                        Greetings        

2. Approval of Agenda                                           Official Action
Motion by Casler, seconded by Moyer, unanimously approved.                       

3. Approval of Minutes: November 4, 2019           Official Action
Motion to approve by Worden, seconded by Casler, unanimously approved.             

 4. Reports                                                               

  1. Director’s Report                                           Report                        
  2. Finance Report                                             Official Action
    Motion to approve unscheduled bills by Allard, seconded by Haskins, unanimously approved.
    Motion to approve Erie Insurance bill as a scheduled bill by Haskins, seconded by Allard, unanimously approved.
  3. Genealogy Committee

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.    

6. Correspondence & Communications
Allard to write a thank you note to John & Ann Allen for their $150 donation in memory of Steven W. McCullough.                                                 

7. Old Business

  1. Outstanding Actionable Items                          Discussion

         Link to Action Plan

  1. Capital Project
    Allard will reach out to Senator Ritchie’s office to give them an update.

8. New Business

  1. Computer Donation / Old Computer Equipment
  2. Security System
    Motion to approve AllTech as the security monitoring company at annual rate of $288 and the installation of a hard-wired smoke detector above the security panel in the amount of $105 by Allard, seconded by Haskins, unanimously approved.
  3. Museum Passes for Libraries
    Godfrey to develop a policy. Initially the Library will offer passes from The Wild Center, NYS Empire Pass, Oswego Children’s Museum, the Everson Museum of Art, and the Sci-Tech Center.
  4. Drug Use in Library
    Discussion of Godfrey’s research on what other libraries are doing. Worden will take the research into account during the Library’s bi-annual policy review.
  5. Elections
    The following officers were elected to serve as officers for 2020: President – Horth; Vice-President – Worden; Secretary – Casler; Treasurer – Allard.

9. Next Meeting Date                                                  Discussion
Monday, 20 January 2019

10. Executive Session
Motion by Allard, seconded by Haskins, unanimously approved. Exited Executive Session at 7:50 pm.

11. Adjournment                                                         Official Action    
Motion to adjourn by Worden, seconded by Haskins, unanimously approved.