Minutes February 25, 2014

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Minutes February 25, 2014

Postby Ellie Chesebrough » Thu May 22, 2014 2:45 pm

Simon Fairfield Public Library
February 25, 2014
Trustee Meeting

Present: Joe Biagioni, Danielle Morrow, Ramona Lachapelle, Ellie Chesebrough, Barbara VanReed, Betty Holden and Ann Carlsson.
Absent: Barbara Grimes-Smith, Merritt Tetreault

The meeting was called to order at 7:07 PM.

Minutes for the October 22, 2013 meeting were accepted.

Director’s Report
Goals Update
Website has been updated; Blog has been updated; Met with Mike G twice and Fin Comm to justify increase in budget

Fin Comm
Carlsson noted in her meeting with the Finance Committee that the materials budget was $5600 short from what it should be. She felt that FinComm was receptive to her presentation.

Morrow questioned the deficits in the current budgets. A motion was made and seconded to accept the budget as presented and passed unanimously.

Old Business
Building Renovation:
• Right of way/easement
Carlsson offered to make some calls on this issue.

Sign Letters
Carlsson is still investigating letters for the sign. Carlsson noted that the sign could not be changed due to the extreme winter weather conditions.

he highway repair of the front pavement needs to wait until the an evaluation of what is causing the problem and its repair. Documentation is out for a Capital request. A motion was made, seconded and voted unanimously to take from LIG/MEG funds $1500 to have Dixon Salo Architects evaluate the structural issues concerning the front steps.

A process was being created goals. Chesebrough asked if the Town Administrator had forwarded the new personnel review to the Library and Carlsson responded that she had not received any. Morrow note a process where Carlsson do a self- evaluation and then Biagioni meet with Carlsson, discuss goals and their achievements and then finalize evaluation. It was decided that Trustees would evaluate Carlsson and set goals at a separate meeting.

Donation Status
The donation offer from Dr. Alan Jeffreys is no longer available due to his death.

New Business
Holden suggested that of the March music program be submitted with pictures to local papers.
Chesebrough reported that over 50 members have joined the Friends of the Simon Fairfield Public Library as a result of the request mailed to Douglas residents the end of January.+

The next meeting is scheduled for March 25, 2014.

The meeting adjourned at 8:19 PM.

Respectfully submitted,
Ellie Chesebrough, Secretary
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