Meeting Minutes, July 2019

Reading Library Board

Meeting Minutes

July 30th, 2019

In attendance​: Libbet Downs, Heather Evans, Vanessa Maxham, Tony Pikramenos.

Absent​: Janet Malcolm, Bill Bakker.

Call to order: 6:08 p.m.

Minutes approved from May meeting; Heather motioned Libbet seconded, all in agreement. No changes to agenda items.

No secretary’s report-absent.

No treasurer’s report-absent.

Librarian’s report​: The library’s budget will remain flat/even for the 2019/20 fiscal year ($32,300).

Unfinished Business​: Discussed a beautiful antique wobbly/wobbly computer table that is used in the library and needs repair. Heather motioned for Tony to contact Gerry Gambone to possibly fix, Libbet seconded, all in agreement, motion passed.

New Business​: Discussed grounds care/mowing of library; need to follow-up with Bill (trustee) who is handling contracts/agreements.

Discussed possibility of participating in Reading’s Ducky Derby event in September ‘19 -declined to participate in this years Derby; Libbet motioned to ‘pass’ on Derby day Heather seconded, all in agreement, motion passed. The board would be open to consider for 2020 Derby if it continues.

Discussion regarding ongoing courier service with Hartland Library and whether to pay for courier service annually vs. quarterly. Tony to follow-up with Nancy, librarian in Hartland.

Summary of Decisions​: Declining Ducky Derby Day ‘19. Tony to discuss courier payments with Hartland Librarian. Vanessa to contact Bill re: mowing. Tony to contact Mr. Gambone re: computer table.

Items for next month​: Courier to New Business, Maintenance to Unfinished.

Adjourn​: 6:53 p.m.

Respectfully submitted by Vanessa Maxham, chair.