MTL Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes -DRAFT (July)

MONTGOMERY TOWN LIBRARY TRUSTEES

MINUTES July 14, 2014

Present:

Trustees – Beth Crane, Rita Kalsmith, Cheryl Wisell, Patty Perl, Patty Hathway, Marijke Dollois

Friends – June Abramowitz

Librarian – Tracey Durgan

Beth called the meeting to order at 6:35 PM.

June Minutes:

Rita made a Motion to approve the Minutes as written, seconded by Patty Hathaway. Motion was unanimously approved.

Librarian’s June Report:

There will be a showing of a Jay Craven movie at the Grange on August 13th. The seeing-eye program will be August 17th.

A discussion took place about the lack of suitable volunteers; there are at least 3-4 positions to be filled. Tracey asked the Board Members for suggestions.

Patty Perl made a Motion to approve the Librarian’s Report as presented, seconded by Patty Hathaway. Motion was unanimously approved.

Warrants and financial reports:

Warrants were approved and signed. Financial reports were passed around for review.

Fundraiser update:

It was a great success; based on receipt we grossed ±$8,300. Patty Hathaway made a motion, seconded by Patty Perl to buy a $50.00 VISA card for Nick Vittum in appreciation for all his work. The Board recognized Darren and Lynn Drevik of the Phineas Swann for being amazing hosts; they went above and beyond to provide a terrific venue for the auction.

A discussion took place about the format and possible changes for next year’s event.

Upcoming conferences: No further report

New business: Air conditioner will be installed next week.

Public Comment:

June reported that Howard Coffin is scheduled for a presentation in October.

The 501-3-C application is in the works; no further report.

Adjourn: At 7:28 PM Patty Perl made a Motion to adjourn, seconded by Patty Hathaway. Motion was unanimously approved.

Respectfully submitted,

Marijke Dollois

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