2017.01.09 Library Board Meeting Minutes

Winchester Public Library Trustee Meeting

January 9, 2017 4:00 PM

Winchester Community Room

Present: Dick Smith, Bob Bridges, Betty Forster, Ruthann Sather, Nancy Johnson, Cyndi Guzman. Absent: Rick Clem

  1. The meeting was called to order by President Dick Smith at 4:04.
  2. Betty moved and Ruthann seconded to approve the meeting agenda. Motion carried.
  3. An amendment was made to the December minutes to indicate that the library reopened after the holidays on 1/5, not 1/2 as noted in those minutes.. Bob moved and Ruthann seconded to approve minutes with that amendment. Motion carried.
  4. Bob reviewed the Treasurer’s Report. We are up to date for town reimbursements and on budget for expenses. The trustee checking account balance is $33,654.24 as of 12/20. Ruthann asked for clarification of Other under wages. Bob explained that this is a combination of classes for Cyndi and wages for the library assistant. Betty moved, Nancy seconded to file the report for audit. Motion carried.
  5. Winchester Library Directors Report:
    1. Cyndi asked for any questions on the emailed reports. No questions.
    2. There were no bills to be approved for payment.
    3. There will be a Discovery Center brown bag lunch program on 2/2 in the Community Room. Topic is Loons.
    4. The old computer was sold and the $50 was returned to the town.7. Action out of closed session: Cyndi has agreed to work approximately 10 hours/week to assist or direct any new hire in the event she wins the April election for town secretary.
    5. 9. Meeting adjourned at 5:30.
    6. 6. Bob moved and Betty seconded to go into closed session at 4:32 under SS19.85 considering employment, promotion, compensation or performance valuation of any public employee. Motion carried. Reconvened into open session at 4:53.