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Library Trustees Meeting Minutes 12/7/07

Call to Order:  The meeting commenced at 3:42 p.m.

Present:  Carolyn Locke, Gloria Gery and Librarian Jessica Kelmelis.  Absent:  Penny Babbitt

Minutes:  The minutes of the September 12, 2007 Trustees meeting were approved as read.

Old Business

Capital Projects
Basement Clean out:  No action by responsible parties.  Not Library responsibility.

Library Painting:  The Library exterior was painted in October.

Wireless Printer:  No wireless printer was purchased.  Jessica will request rollover of the budgeted monies to the Finance Committee to reevaluate requirements in 2008-2009.

New Business:

Library Hours: Jessica requested approval by the Trustees to change Library open hours. Late Monday night hours are not used by patrons. Motion made, seconded and carried to approve change.  Jessica will make changes in conjunction with staff and make announcements in the January Tattler and on the website.  The goal is to maintain sufficient evening hours while making the Library more accessible during other busy times.  Gloria will write up instructions on how to change the Library web page for Library records.

Library Director and Staff Librarian Position Descriptions and Requirements including Operating Policy:  Jessica discussed an initial draft of new position descriptions and operating policies.  Recommendations for additions and changes were made.  Jessica will revise and circulate to Trustees for action by electronic vote so they can be implemented prior to the March 2008 Trustees Meeting.  Jessica will also verify whether there are any insurance issues associated with staff having their children on-site during working hours.

Next Meeting:  The next Trustees meeting is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 12th at the Library.

Meeting Adjourned:  The meeting was adjourned at 4:25 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,

Gloria Gery

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