Mount Pleasant Public Library: Board of Trustees Meeting
Minutes of the Meeting of March 21, 2019
Trustees & Liaisons present:
Emil Muccin, Larry Levine, Mary Ann Quinn, Julie Edwards, Jorge Marmol, Dick Malina, Robert Huerster, James Riina, Marcie Krauss, David Vinjamuri (Village Liaison
John Fearon, Library Director; Vivian Gufarotti, Assistant Library Director; Emily Persons, member of the public.
Trustees & Liaisons absent: Laurie Smalley
Administrative: Trustee Muccin called the meeting to order at 7:05 PM.
The minutes of the February 13, 2019 Board meeting were approved. Moved by Trustee Levine, seconded by Trustee Huerster, and passed.
After discussion, it was moved by Trustee Marmol, and seconded by the Trustee Edwards, that:
It is hereby resolved that the Town Comptroller be authorized to:
> Pay all vouchers reviewed and approved by the Director and the Comptroller, for the month of MARCH 2019, for a total of $36,113,75
> Pay KSCPP $110.00 for Adult Craft
> Pay John Gallagher $255.00 for Chess workshops for children
> Pay John Gallagher $170.00 for Chess workshops for young adults
> Pay John Gallagher $340.00 for Chess workshops for adults
> Pay Lisa Eisner $140.00 for Young Adult craft
> Pay Joseph Gilligan $300.00 for Adult program
> Pay Clive Young $300.00 for Adult program
> Pay USI Consulting Group $2,645.00 for GASB45 compliance services
> Pay Connecticut Business Systems $180.00 for printing services
> Pay OverDrive $3,109.21 for E-Books
> Pay MPPL $321.27: petty cash reimbursement
> Pay MPPL $53.21: T&A petty cash reimbursement
> Pay Staples $231.57 for Office Supplies
> Pay Industrial Appraisal Co. $325.00 for inventory services
> Pay Sprague Operating Resources, LLC $2,189.29 for Fuel oil delivery
> Pay Recorded Books, Inc. $589.70 for digital services
> Pay JAM Printing $97.50 for printing services
> Pay JAM Printing $100.00 for printing services
> Pay Mt. Pleasant Plumbing & Heating $330.00 for plumbing services
> Pay WLS $230.99 for supplies
> Pay DEMCO Software $1,884.75 for digital services
> Pay Shred-it $146.76 for shredding services
201903-01 The motion passed
2018 Fiscal Year Budget Transfers:
After discussion, it was moved by Trustee Krauss, and seconded by Trustee Quinn:
It is hereby resolved that the attached document titled “Final Budget Journal Entries #5,” dated 3/18/19, be approved.
201903-02 The motion passed
After discussion, it was moved by Trustee Malina, and seconded by Trustee Levine:
It is hereby resolved that Library’s 2018 New York State Annual Report be approved.
201903-03 The motion passed
After discussion, it was moved by Trustee Krauss, and seconded by Trustee Marmol:
It is hereby resolved that the following equipment be declared surplus to requirements, discarded and donated to the Town of Mount Pleasant:
Sys No. Asset Class Item No. Qty Description Sal. Val.
230 38 571 1 Digital Message Board 250
201903-04 The motion passed
> As the deadline for the capital project has passed, the Library will seek to reallocate the grant money earmarked for it.
> The Town and Village have drafted an Inter-Municipal Agreement, but discussion is ongoing to clarify the responsibilities of the Town/Village and the Library and Board.
> Director Fearon outlined strategic planning goals for 2019-2021.
> Board discussed request to provide Narcan training for staff
> Purchase of computer server
> Board approved expenditure on “Insects Rock” program (as the cost exceeds the usual $500 cap)
> General discussion of possible intergenerational and other programs.
After discussion, it was moved by Trustee Quinn, and seconded by Trustee Riina:
It is hereby resolved that Director Fearon be authorized to purchase a new Dell computer server for a fee of $4,625.24
201903-05 The motion passed
Trustee Marmol moved for adjournment at 8:00 pm, seconded by Trustee Malina.
Next regular meeting: Thursday, 4/18/2019, at 7:00 P.M.
Respectfully submitted, Mary Ann Quinn