Monday, December 17, 2018 Minutes
Welcome/Pledge of Allegiance: The meeting was called to order by President Karis-Nix at 7:05 pm.
Roll Call: Present: Mary Claire Aitken, Secretary; Olivia Karis-Nix, President; Nathan Hans, Treasurer; Maria Marcucci, Trustee; and Melissa Tacke, Library Director. Excused: Jacki Griffin, Vice President.
Adoption of Agenda: Agenda adopted upon motion of Treasurer Hans and seconded by Trustee Marcucci.
Public Comment: None
President’s Report: None
Secretary’s Report: Treasurer Hans motioned to approve the October and November 2018 meeting minutes. Seconded by Trustee Marcucci. Unanimously approved.
Treasurer’s Report: President Karis-Nix motioned to approve the October and November 2018 Check Detail Reports. Seconded by Trustee Marcucci. Unanimously approved.
Director’s Report: Director Tacke presented her monthly report for December 2018.
Friends Report: None
Committee Reports: The Policy Committee will meet to draft a meeting room policy for the Library Annex. The Sustainable Funding Committee had discussions regarding funding. The Library Space Committee discussed quotes for a water fountain and audio-visual equipment.
The lease agreement with the Village of Castleton was discussed.
Trustee Marcucci motioned to approve the 2018 Revised Budget. Seconded by President Karis-Nix. Unanimously approved.
President Karis-Nix motioned to approve the 2019 budget. Seconded by Trustee Marcucci. Unanimously approved.
Treasurer Hans motioned to approve the appointment of Selena Piro as a Library Aide at the rate of $10.50 per hour. Seconded by Trustee Marcucci. Unanimously approved.
The 2019 Library Board schedule was discussed and okayed.
An updated circulation policy was reviewed and discussed. Treasurer Hans motioned to approve. Seconded by Trustee Marcucci. Unanimously approved.
Library programs and Trustee attendance for programs were discussed.
Board member term renewals were reviewed for Secretary Aitken and Trustee Marcucci.
The election for the 2019 officers was tabled until the January meeting. Treasurer Hans proposed the elimination of limit of terms for officers. This will serve as the written notice of the amendment of bylaws.
The 2019 UHLAN Agreement Extension for one year was signed.
President Karis-Nix motioned to approve the 2019 Staff pay rates. Seconded by Trustee Marcucci. Unanimously approved.
The Library Director evaluation will be done in January 2019 along with the Board’s self-evaluation.
Executive Session: None
The meeting was adjourned upon motion by President Karis-Nix and seconded by Trustee Marcucci at 8:15pm.