GREENWICH FREE LIBRARY BOARD OF TRUSTEES
MEETING Feb. 21, 2018
The meeting opened at 7 PM. Present: Annie Miller, Jim Nolan, Claudia Blackler, Paul Thurston, Walter From, Pat Lamb, Teri Pendergrass, Audrey Fisher, and Sandy McReynolds.
Minutes from December were approved…January meeting was
Board Recruitment & Reports: Audrey, Cliff, Jim
Building: Walter, Teri, Paul
Events: Audrey, Chris
Fundraising: Cliff, Jim, Naomi
Gill Room: Claudia, Jim, Sandy
Marketing and PR: Cliff, Pat
Policy: Audrey, Cliff, Jim
SAL has distributed information on bylaws, what is appropriate for various library sizes and information from library trustees
Pat and Annie have met to set up a PR calendar.
Grants are due by
Sandy will put together all her Journal Press articles and produce a book which can be sold…she will bring information on prices to the next meeting. Hours: In Gill Room:86.5 Outside Hours: 13.75 and patron use: 13.25. Sandy is monitoring the temps and humidity of the Gill Room which is needed for
Monthly and yearly financial report accepted. We are going to ask for an additional tax levy of 2.5% which will be an additional $2,402.00. The motion was accepted and passed. A motion to move $30,000. From the Greenwich Acct. to the Construction Fund was accepted and passed. A motion was raised to eliminate the separate book account which was canceled and passed.
A donation of $10,000. Was received from an anonymous donor. $20,000. Was raised in the annual fundraiser.
Jim signed the SALS System Service Agreement. SALS Annual Trustee Meeting will be on Monday, May 21st from 5-7 PM at the Courtyard by Marriott-Excelsior Springs in Saratoga. Annie is going to enter MUSIC AS A LIVING HISTORY for Program of the Year award.