Minutes January 23, 2018

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Minutes January 23, 2018

Postby Ellie Chesebrough » Tue Feb 27, 2018 9:23 pm

Simon Fairfield Public Library
January 23, 2018
Trustee Meeting

Present: Joe Biagioni, Ellie Chesebrough, Ramona Williams, Barbara Van Reed, Kate Anderson, Betty Holden, Kevin Sughrue, and Justin Snook.
Absent: Danielle Morrow

The meeting was called to order at 7:07 PM

The minutes for December 19, 2017 were accepted.

Treasurer’s Report
Director’s Report
The Douglas Way has been reformatted. Betsy Youngsma is leading a knitting club for six attendees. Donna Brown provided a new coffee pot.
Old Business
Building Renovation
The weather is still an issue to install LED lighting for the parking lot. Snook will check with Adam Furno for an estimate.
The Library was not selected for the ADA grant. We are on the wait list if other grantees pull out. Snook will apply next year again.

Flyers will be mailed within the week for 2018 memberships.

Director's Review
Final review of Snook was forwarded to the Town Administrator.

New Business
Budget 2019
Snook presented a 2019 budget, with a couple of scenarios. The Trustees voted to present $225,854.77 as the FY19 budget for the library.

Snook noted that the subscription to the T&G is $900 cost. Alternative cost will be investigated. The FinComm public hearing for the Library is January 30, 2018.

The annual report was present by Snook and liked by all. The State has certified the Library to allow users free access to services.

The next meeting is scheduled for February 27, 2018.

The meeting adjourned at 8:00 PM.

Respectfully submitted
Ellie Chesebrough, Secretary
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