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December 2012 Minutes

 

Laconia Public Library
Board of Trustees
Minutes of Meeting
 December 13, 2012
Volpe Room
 
 
 
VOTED:  Minutes of regular meeting October 25, 2012 approved. Motion: Anderson; Second: Moriarty. Unanimous.
 
VOTED: Minutes of November 29, 2012 Finance Committee Meeting were approved. Motion: Moriarty; Second: Anderson. Unanimous.
 
VOTED Approval of October, November 2012 expenditures approved. Motion: Anderson: Second: Brock. Unanimous. [Finance]
 
VOTED: Approval of FY 2013/2014 budget. Motion: Brock; Second: Anderson. Unanimous.
[Finance]
 
VOTED: To declare that Laconia Public Library no longer has need of three card catalogs, two rectangular maple tables, and one round oak table ( all currently stored at Goss Reading Room); and hereby Board declares these furnishings surplus. Motion: Brock; Second: Davis. Unanimous.
[Chairman’s Report]
 
VOTED: Board voted unanimously to continue Randy Brough’s appointment as Director, noting his above average performance which meets and exceeds Trustees’ expectations. [Non Public Session]
 
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:
Approval of October, November 2012 expenditures approved. Motion: Anderson: Second: Brock. Unanimous.
Approval of FY 2013/2014 budget. Motion: Brock; Second: Anderson. Unanimous.
 
Chairman’s Report:
Discussion of several pieces of library furniture that are no longer needed for operations. Board voted to declare that Laconia Public Library no longer has need of three card catalogs, two rectangular maple tables, and one round oak table ( all currently stored at Goss Reading Room); and hereby Board declares these furnishings surplus. Motion: Brock; Second: Davis. Unanimous.
 
 
Directors Report:
Updates on:
Stained glass completed; Boiler successfully installed; Staff- need two part-time library assistants.
Library-to-Library walk – planning ongoing, details to be worked out after holiday.
 
Director shared his views on library operations, staffing; future goals.
 
At 6:30pm Board voted to go into Non Public Session according to RSA 91-A:3, II(b) to discuss personnel matters. Motion: Anderson: Second: Juris. Also voting in affirmative: Brock; Danosi; Moriarty; Perley; Selig.
Director left meeting at this time.
Discussion of Director’s annual evaluation occurred during non public session.
 
At 7:50pm Board voted to move out of Non Public Session. Motion; Anderson; Second: Brock Also voting in the affirmative; Danosi; Juris; Moriarty; Perley; Selig.
 
Upon coming out of non public session Board voted unanimously to continue Randy Brough’s appointment as Director, noting his above average performance which meets and exceeds Trustees’ expectations.
                                                                                                                            
Meeting adjourned 7:50pm. 
 
 
Respectfully submitted,