March 2013 Trustee Minutes

Gay-Kimball Library Board of Trustees Meeting

March 6, 2013

Members Present: Yvonne Peters, Beth Richardson, and Allan Bailey

Also: Catherine Callegari, Librarian and Mike Cummings, selectman

Treasurer’s Report: Checking – $7,812.00; Fines – $442.00; Memorial Fund – $485.00; Petty Cash – $465.00

Grand Total -$9,204.00

Librarian’s Report: Door Count: 1098(1061); Circulation: 2128(1771); Computer Usage: 102(114); New Patrons: 12

Old Business:

 HB 436 is dead.

The library’s electrical work will have to wait until the new select board can make a decision on who will do the work.

The library’s letter of understanding was approved by the select board.

New Business:

 PSNH will be doing an energy audit on the library to see if we can reduce our energy consumption.

The trustees voted to change the personnel policy to match the towns policy on personal time. Library employees will now be able to take personal time in 1 hour increments.

The library will be getting a new telescope to lend to patrons. The telescope will cost $325, $275 has already been donated.

A generous patron has offered to make a donation to help get the carpets cleaned.

Catherine will be going to BEA in NY for free this year, she received a VIP Pass.

The trustee discussed the make up of the new trustee board.

The trustees thanked Beth for her years of serves as a trustee. We also thanked Mike for his support and attendance at our meeting. They will both be missed.

The trustees voted to move into a non-public session to discuss Catherine’s review.

Meeting was adjourned at 7:30. Next meeting will be held on April 3rd at 6pm.