Mount Pleasant Public Library
Board of Trustees Meeting
Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Trustees (& Liaisons) present:
James Calabro, Robert Huerster, Paulette Dimovski, Marcie Krauss, Larry Levine, Jorge Marmol, Emil Muccin, Mary Ann Quinn, Kathleen Williamson, Joseph Stargiotti (Village Liaison)

Trustees (& Liaisons) absent: Denis McCarthy (Town Liaison)

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

Administrative:
Trustee Calabro called the meeting to order at 7:37 P.M.

The minutes of the July 20, meeting were approved. Moved by Trustee Muccin, seconded by Trustee Williamson, and passed.

After a review of the September Financial Review, it was moved by Trustee Krauss, seconded by Trustee Levine, 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 September, for a total of $73,659.11
•    Pay Sir Speedy $3,254.79 for printing and mailing services
•    Pay Sir Speedy $225.00 for printing services
•    Pay John Fearon $383.47 for reimbursable expenses on behalf of the Library
201709-01     The motion passed.

After discussion, it was moved by Trustee Quinn, and seconded by Trustee Huerster, that:
It is hereby resolved that
•    Geraldine Argentina be appointed to the position of  Library Clerk S.A., effective  9/14/2017, at the hourly rate of  S.A. Clerk: Step 1, as detailed in the Authorized Personnel Salary Schedule 2017 Rev 03 schedule of salaries, approved  at the June 15, 2017 board meeting
•    Pasquele Noce be appointed to the position of  Page I, effective  9/14/2017, at the hourly rate detailed in the Authorized Personnel Salary Schedule 2017 Rev 03 schedule of salaries, approved  at the June 15, 2017 board meeting
•    Lauren Unger be appointed to the position of  Library Clerk: Part-time Available (Substitute Library Clerk), effective  9/14/2017, at the hourly rate detailed in the Authorized Personnel Salary Schedule 2017 Rev 03 schedule of salaries, approved  at the June 15, 2017 board meeting
•    John Casullo’s appointment to the position of Library Clerk S.A. be made permanent effective 9/14/2017
•    Rachel Skezypczak’s appointment to the position of Library Clerk S.A. be made permanent effective 9/14/2017
•    A final lump-sum payment of $3,689.42 to Oswaldo Coto-Chang be approved
201709-02     The motion passed

After discussion, it was moved by Trustee Levine, and seconded by Trustee Muccin, that:
The Board of the Mount Pleasant Public Library supports the Village’s plan to reconfigure the Library parking lot and limit access to cars for forty-five minutes at the end of the school day.
201709-03     The motion passed

At 8:49 pm, on a motion by Trustee Calabro, seconded by Trustee Huerster, the Board went into Executive Session to discuss a specific item of personnel.

At 8:57 pm the Board came out of Executive Session

Director’s Report and Points of Discussion:
•    Parking lot safety in the period of time after the school day ends.
•    State Senator Terrence Murphy has secured a grant of $7,500 for the Library, which will be used to replace computers.
•    The Library will hold a 50th Anniversary Celebration on Saturday, Oct. 7.
•    The Library’s contract with the Town for the Branch Library is ending and will be rolled over.
•    AYSO coaches held a meeting in the Library Community Room. Going forward the Library should set a fee for public use of the room to cover overhead expenses.
•    Replacement of a cedar fence on Library property.

Next Meeting: Thursday, October 19 at 7:30PM

Trustee Paulette Dimovski moved for adjournment at  8:59 P.M., seconded by Trustee  Muccin.  The motion passed.

Respectfully Submitted,
Robert Huerster