Sept 2017 Trustee meeting

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Trustee Minutes

Gay-Kimball Library

Board of Trustees Meeting

September 6, 2017

Members Present:  Allan Bailey and Jacque Sendrowski, Charleen Hoefsmit

Also: Stephanie Charlefour– Librarian

Meeting called to order 4:00 pm

 

Allan moved to accept all minutes, public and non-public for previous Trustee meetings. Jacque seconded, all in favor, motion passed.

 

Stephanie gave the board a library update. Circulation is steady.

In August there were 225 attendees in library programs, passive and active alike.

The Early Literacy backpack program has started and was advertised in the Troy Town news.

 

Library budget is on track.

Stephanie is expecting a $1,500 STEM Grant for Adult STEM programming.

She is also working on next year’s budget which will be discussed at October’s trustee meeting.

Shirley Lang passed and left money in her will to the library, more details to follow.

 

Allan had no update to report from the selectman’s meeting.

 

The next library Trustee meeting is scheduled for October 4th, 2017 at 4:0 PM.

There are no public comments.

NON PUBLIC – unsealed

Allan moved to go into nonpublic session under the provisions of RSA 91-A:3, II (a), (b) to discuss the hiring of a new Library Director.

Charleen seconded the motion all were in favor, and the trustees went into non-public session at 4:08 pm.

Allan reported to the board that the current candidate for Library Director, Caddie Gregory turned down the Board’s offer.

Allan was contacted by former director, Catherine Callegeri, about applying for the Library Director position

Allan made a motion to offer the job to Catherine at $40,000 per year with a starting date on December 15th.

Charleen seconded, the motion, it passed and discussion progressed.

Charleen made a motion to amend the starting date of the offer to November st, with the option for the start date to extend up to, and no later than December 4th. Jacque seconded, all were in favor and the motion moved to discussion.

Allan made a motion to offer the Library Director job to Catherine Callegeri with a starting salary of 40,000, starting date November 1st, with possible extension, up to and no later than December 4th. Charleen seconded, all were in favor and the motion passed.

Allan called Catherine on speaker phone with Board to offer her the position.

Catherine counter offered with $40,000 and a start date of Monday November 27th.

The board agreed with the stipulation that Catherine gives her final answer to the Board by Saturday September 9th by 5:00 PM.

The Board scheduled a contingent meeting for 9/9/17 at 6 PM in the library.

Jacque suggested discussed offering the Library Director job to Pat Wright, on a probationary period, with an educational track  in place that would be agreed upon by the Board.

Jacque and Charleen asked Stephanie to make a list of necessary classes for Pat to take and the costs associated with them. Stephanie will bring this information to the 9/9/17 meeting if necessary.

Allan moved to come out of non-public session, Charleen seconded, all in favor and the meeting returned to public session at 6:45 pm.

Jacque motioned to seal the on-public minutes, Charlene seconded, all in favor, motion passed.

Meeting was adjourned at 6:45 PM.

 

 

 

 

 

e Minutes

Gay-Kimball Library

Board of Trustees Meeting

September 6, 2017

 

Members Present:  Allan Bailey and Jacque Sendrowski, Charleen Hoefsmit

Also: Stephanie Charlefour– Librarian

Meeting called to order 4:00 pm

Allan moved to accept all minutes, public and non-public for previous Trustee meetings. Jacque

seconded, all in favor, motion passed.

Stephanie gave the board a library update. Circulation is steady.

In August there were 225 attendees in library programs, passive and active alike.

The Early Literacy backpack program has started and was advertised in the Troy Town news.

Library budget is on track.

Stephanie is expecting a $1,500 STEM Grant for Adult STEM programming.

She is also working on next year’s budget which will be discussed at October’s trustee meeting.

Shirley Lang passed and left money in her will to the library, more details to follow.

Allan had no update to report from the selectman’s meeting.

The next library Trustee meeting is scheduled for October 4 th , 2017 at 4:0 PM.

There are no public comments.