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October 2013 Minutes

 

Laconia Public Library
Board of Trustees
Minutes of Meeting
October 24, 2013
Volpe Room
 
 
 
VOTED:  Minutes of regular meeting September 26, 2013 approved. Motion: Anderson; Second: Perley. All in favor with one abstention
 
VOTED: September expenditures approved. Motion: Anderson; Second: Danosi. 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; Kimberly Danosi; John Moriarty; John Perley; Beth Straus Director Randy Brough  
Not Present: Glenn Smith; City Council Liaison Brenda Baer
 
Finance Committee:
September 2013 expenditures approved. Motion: Anderson; Second: Danosi. Unanimous.
Meeting to prepare 2014-2015 budget is scheduled for 5:00 pm Wednesday, November 13 in Volpe Room.
 
Personnel Committee:
Meeting is scheduled for 5:30 pm Monday, October 28 in Volpe Room.
 
 
Chairman’s Report:
Investments: Bob Esau is retiring from Bank of New Hampshire and Mike Gallipo has left. When replacements have been found they will be asked to give a presentation to the Board. January meeting is a possibility.
John Moriarty reported on the status of LPL technology. Bandwidth usage will be determined.
Mac will be added to the Teen Room.
 
Director’s Report:
Masonry work on Main Street entrance has begun.
Still awaiting final lighting design proposal from Reno Engineering.
Director will be scheduling active shooter training for library staff with Laconia Police Dept.
Urbans Library meeting was held at LPL on September 27.
Ebook training for library staff occurred recently. Training was provided by Bobbi Slossar from NH State Library.
Library staff participated in annual Lakes Region Scholarship Foundation Spelling Bee.
 
Upcoming programs of interest include “The Moose Man’ and “The New England Life of Cartoonist Bob Montana.”
 
Forthcoming meetings:
December 5, January 23, March 27, May 22, June 19
 
Meeting adjourned 6:45pm. Motion: Anderson; Second: Perley.
 
 
 
 
Respectfully submitted,