October 2012 Minutes
Laconia Public Library
Board of Trustees
Minutes of Meeting
October 25, 2012
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.
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
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.
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
- 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