Minutes : May 18, 2020

The meeting was called to order at 6:35 P.M.

 

Present: Laura Lawson Tucker, Sandra Cortes, Judith Serkin. Lynn Green, John Shaw, Richard Wizansky, Nika Fotopulos-Voeikoff, Cathi Wilken, Leah Gessner. Absent: Mimi Morton

 

Motion was made, seconded and approved to accept the Minutes of the April 20, 2020 trustee meeting.

 

Librarian’s Report

 

Cathi reported:

 

  • The courier service resumed May 18
  • The Catamount online service will resume June 1
  • The summer camp schedule is as follows:

July 27-31     grades 2-5    Andy Loughney

August 3-7                grades k-2     Emma Halloway

August 10-14            grades 5-8     Stage and Stream, Maia Gilmour

 

 

New Addition Feasibility Study Update

 

Richard reported that the building addition committee met last week. They reviewed refinements to potential designs for the addition. The committee also discussed next steps which include: Robin to develop a detailed Scope of Work for designing and building the addition; Isaac and Robin to develop a budget for building the addition, including furnishings. Isaac reported that the feasibility study will be completed in late summer 2020. The committee also discussed that a fundraising budget will need to be created for the project.

 

Treasurer’s Report

 

Richard reported that we are on track to meet the income and revenue goals of the current fiscal year.

 

Friends of the Library

 

Lynn reported that the Friends are researching foundation grants for the library. She recently developed and shared a list of foundation prospects for the Friends to review. We recently received a Ben & Jerry’s grant and a Community Engagement Award for $5,000 is being prepared. The trustees also discussed the possibility of using Zoom for the Backroads Stories program.

 

New Business

 

Laura asked if any of the trustees wished to join her in planting flowers around the library. Those interested should email her.

 

Next Trustees Meeting: June 15

 

A motion was made and approved to adjourn at 7:06 PM.

 

Respectfully submitted,

Richard Wizansky

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Minutes : May 18, 2020

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