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April 14, 2016

Laconia Public Library

Board of Trustees

Minutes of Meeting

April 14, 2016

Volpe Room



VOTED :   Minutes of March 10, 2016 approved. Motion: Danosi; Second: Moriarty



VOTED:   March expenditures approved. Motion: Smith; Second: Danosi. Unanimous


VOTED:  Election of officers. On a motion by Perley, Seconded by Danosi, the Board voted unanimously to elect the following slate of officers:

·         Chairman: John Moriarty

·         Vice Chair: Bob Selig

·         Treasurer: Olie Anderson

·         Secretary: Kimberly Danosi


VOTED: To thank Bob Selig for seventeen years of exemplary service as Chairman of The Board of The Laconia Public Library. (Motion: Smith; Second: Perley)



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: Kimberly Danosi; John Moriarty; John Perley; Glenn Smith; Director Randy Brough                                 

Not Present: James Anderson; Liz Rosenfeld; Craig Clark; Nadine Jordan; City Council Liaison Brenda Baer


Operations report:



·         Library is scheduled to appear before City Council for 2016-2017 budget review on Monday, June 13 at 6:00pm.


·         Program attendance is increasing. Ads in Daily Sun are having a positive effect on program attendance. A series of special programs is scheduled for National Library Week. Several STEM programs are also scheduled, including Maker Play session for teens and a visit from The SEE Science Center SEEmobile for children of all ages.


·         Fourth annual Gale to Goss Walk will be held on Saturday, May 14 beginning at 10:00am.


·         RFP for security camera upgrade/expansion has been prepared by Jon Gardner. Walk through for vendors is Wednesday, April 27at 8:30 am. Bids will be due May 4.


·         Stumps will be removed from strip of land adjoining St. Joseph Church property. Church will share costs. Opechee Garden Club has provided suggestions for appropriate plantings for the area.


·         Library will be presenting a $2,000.00 check to Raymond Peavey for The Veterans Memorial Restoration Fund to help defray costs involved in moving and restoring The World War I Memorial.


·         Library is still awaiting a written decision from Attorney General’s Office regarding donation to 609 Main Street Colonial Theater Block Redevelopment initiative.


Upcoming meetings: Thursday, May 26 @ 5:00pm

                                   Thursday, June 23 @ 5:00pm


Meeting adjourned at 6:30pm. Motion: Smith; Seconded; Perley


Respectfully submitted,