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October 2012 Minutes

 

Laconia Public Library
Board of Trustees
Minutes of Meeting
 October 25, 2012
Volpe Room
 
 
VOTED:  Minutes of regular meeting September 6, 2012 approved. Motion: Anderson; Second: Juris. Unanimous.
 
VOTED August, September 2012 expenditures approved. Motion: Anderson: Second: Brock. Unanimous.
 [Finance]
 
Laconia Public Library Board of Trustees held their regular monthly meeting in Volpe Room.
Chairman Bob Selig called the meeting to order at 5:00 p.m.
Present: James Anderson; Daylon Brock; Kimberly Danosi; Lois Juris; John Moriarty; John Perley; Glenn Smith (Alternate); Director Randy Brough  
Not Present:  City Council Liaison Brenda Baer
 
Committee Reports:
Finance:
August, September 2012 expenditures approved. Motion: Anderson: Second: Brock. Unanimous.
 
2013-2014 budget. Specific instructions not yet received from City Hall. Max increase of 2% to operating portion of budget expected. Director asked Jon Gardner for guidance with respect to utility increases. Uniformity across City Departments makes sense.
 
Directors Report:
Library to Library (Gale to Goss) walk
  • Planned for May, 2013
  • Staff committee formed
  • Historical Society participation confirmed
  • Involvement of schools, Lakeport Association to be sought
  • Trustees Danosi and Smith will assist
Parking Policy
  • Recently passed by Board, and actively enforced by Director
 
Director was on a debate panel at the recent New England Library Association Annual Conference in Sturbridge, MA. Topic of debate was “Libraries: Thriving or Surviving?”
 
Next meeting re-scheduled for December 13 at 5:00pm.
 
Meeting adjourned 5:55pm. Motion: Anderson; Second: Brock
 
Respectfully submitted,