Mount Pleasant Public Library: Board of Trustees Meeting

Minutes of the Meeting of November 20, 2018

Trustees & Liaisons present: Larry Levine, Mary Ann Quinn, Emil Muccin, Marcie Krauss, Jorge Marmol, Paulette Dimovski

Also present: John Fearon, Library Director; Vivian Gufarotti, Assistant Library Director

Trustees & Liaisons absent: Robert Huerster, Alice Paucker, Dick Malina, Laurie Smalley (Town Liaison), David Vinjamuri (Village Liaison: arrived as meeting was being adjourned)

Administrative: Trustee Paulette Dimovski called the meeting to order at 6:37 pm.

The minutes of the October 18, 2018 Board meeting were approved. Moved by Trustee Levine, seconded by Trustee Quinn, and passed.

No public comments.

After discussion, it was moved by Trustee Jorge Marmol, and seconded by Trustee Mary Ann Quinn, that:
It is hereby resolved that the Town Comptroller be authorized to pay:
>> All vouchers reviewed and approved by the Library Director and the Town Comptroller, for the month of November 2018, for a total of $31,218.30
>> Empire Office $130 for an office chair
>> Cascade Water $932.08 for HVAC water treatment services
>> Demco $132.45 for book processing labels
>> Travelers Insurance $19,021 for property and casualty insurance
>> Sprague $2,360.52 for heating oil
>> Journal News $676.62 for an annual subscription for the Branch Library
>> Pinto Electrical $300 for electrical services
>> Martha Mesiti $1,200 as reimbursement for expenses
>> Niche Analysis $1,160 for asbestos abatement services
>> EMC $950 for asbestos abatement services
>> North State Mechanical $3,450 for HVAC PM program
>> EMC $1,850 for development of specifications for capital project
>> Knoll Inc. $998.40 for furniture for Branch Library
>> Environmental Compliance Management $125.58 for Oil Tank PM program
201811-01 The motion passed.

After discussion, it was moved by Trustee Krauss, and seconded by Trustee Marmol, that:
It is hereby resolved the Status of Employment for Kharin Villaflor be changed from Provisional to Permanent, effective Monday, November 19, 2018
201811-02 The motion passed.

After discussion, it was moved by Trustee Levine, and seconded by Trustee Quinn, that:
It is hereby resolved that the proposal from Office Dynamics Inc., dated November 7, 2018, for the purchase of a Konica Minolta BizHub Multi Function Printer, for a total price of $3,547.00 (as per New York State Contract) be approved.
201811-03 The motion passed.

After discussion, it was moved by Trustee Dimovski, and seconded by Trustee Marmol, that:
It is hereby resolved that Director Fearon be authorized to sign a contract with Environmental Maintenance Corp., for a lump-sum of $5,850, for an asbestos abatement project.
201811-04 The motion passed.

No new business

There was a discussion about the Lights, Ceiling and Gas Conversion capital project, the proposed Town/Village IMA and the newly appointed school board liaison to the Library.

Trustee Levine moved for adjournment at 7:27pm, seconded by Trustee Quinn.

Next regular meeting: Thursday, December 19, at 7:30 P.M.

Respectfully Submitted
John Fearon