Mount Pleasant Public Library
Board of Trustees Meeting
Thursday, June 15, 2017

Trustees (& Liaisons) present:
James Calabro, Robert Huerster, Larry Levine, Jorge Marmol, Emil Muccin, Mary Ann Quinn, Kathleen Williamson

Trustees (& Liaisons) absent:
Paulette Dimovski, Marcie Krauss, Denis McCarthy (Town Liaison)

Also present:
John Fearon, Library Director; Vivian Gufarotti, Assistant Library Director; Erika Heinzelman, Marketing & Youth Librarian

Administrative:
Trustee Calabro called the meeting to order at 7:32 P.M.

The minutes of the May 18, 2017 meeting were approved. Moved by Trustee Muccin, seconded by Trustee Marmol, and passed.

After a review of the June Financial Review, it was moved by Trustee Huerster, seconded by Trustee 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 June 2017, for a total of $35,310.34
201706-01     The motion passed.

After discussion, it was moved by Trustee Marmol, and seconded by Trustee Levin, that:
It is hereby resolved that the 2016 Audited Financial Statements be accepted
201706-02    The motion passed.

After discussion, it was moved by Trustee Quinn, and seconded by Trustee Williamson, that:
It is hereby resolved that the 2017 Gifts Funds Spending Plan, detailed in the June Director’s Report, be approved
201706-03     The motion passed

After discussion, it was moved by Trustee Marmol, and seconded by Trustee Levine, that:
It is hereby resolved that Director Fearon be authorized to sign contracts for services with the following vendors:
•    Dennis MacDougall for Building and BMS Management and Consulting Services for an annual fee of $11,700
•    eCubed Consulting for Telephone System Maintenance and Services for an annual fee of $5,400
•    NYCONN for Alarm Monitoring Services for a monthly fee of $57.55 and an Annual Fire Inspection for an annual fee of $360
•    Stuart Vance Design for Graphic Design Consulting and Services for a fee of $5,000
201706-04    The motion passed.

On a motion by Trustee Calabro, seconded by Trustee Huerster, at 8:47 PM the Library Board went into Executive Session to discuss specific items of personnel.

At  8:57 PM the Library Board came out of Executive Session.

After discussion, it was moved by Trustee Williamson, and seconded by Trustee Quinn, that:
It is hereby resolved that the Authorized Personnel Salary Schedule 2017, Revision 3 be approved
201706-05    The motion passed.

After discussion, it was moved by Trustee Quinn, and seconded by Trustee Williamson, that:
It is hereby resolved that
•    Analisa Caso be appointed to the position of Library Clerk: Part-time Available (Substitute Clerk), effective  May 31, 2017, at the hourly rate detailed in the Authorized Personnel Salary Schedule 2017, Revision 3, approved  June 2017
201706-06     The motion passed

Erika Heinzelman, Marketing & Youth Librarian, handed out a document entitled “Marketing Experiment,” outlining a six-month marketing trial for the Library, explained it to the Board, and answered questions.

The Director’s Report for June 2017 was received.
Points of Discussion:
•    Branch improvements
•    First reading of MPPL policies
•    Concerns raised by the level of activity on the grounds and in the library after school

Next Meeting: July 20, 2017

Trustee Muccin moved for adjournment at 9:00 P.M., seconded by Trustee Levine. The motion passed.

Respectfully Submitted,
Robert Huerster