September 7, 2021
Effingham NH Library Board of Trustees Public Meeting
In attendance: Grace Fuller, Anne Foley, Sue Regal, Jennifer Van Cor, Amanda Stevens, Pat Piper, Erik Jones.
Jen left the meeting @5:21pm. Sue Regal stepped in as voting member.
1. Introduction of attendees, determination of quorum
Meeting called to order at 4:02pm.
2. Public comment
3. Friends of Library update
Discussion: Book sale – good attendance. Children’s books very popular. FEL made $268. One yard sale table participated.
4. Secretary report
Discussion: Erik Jones name is misspelled in minutes.
Grace moved to approve public meeting minutes as amended. Jen seconded. Motion accepted unanimously.
5. Treasurer report
Discussion: Separated out grant funds.
Jen moved to approve report. Grace seconded. Motion accepted unanimously.
Anne moved to accept unanticipated funds of $99. Pat seconded. Motion accepted unanimously.
6. Library Director/Chair Report
Discussion: Library Aide position changes regarding hours and wages.
Erik moved to authorize the library director to extend library aide position to a maximum scheduled 15 hours/week with an increase of up to $1.00/hour for the final quarter of 2021. Grace seconded. Motion accepted unanimously.
7. Old Business
Discussion: Library computer use, volunteer and circulation policies.
Grace moved to accept the computer use policy as amended. Sue seconded. Motion accepted unanimously.
Grace moved to accept the circulation policy as amended. Pat seconded. Motion accepted unanimously.
Grace moved to accept the volunteer policy as amended. Pat seconded. Motion accepted unanimously.
8. New Business
- 2022 Budget:
Discussion: Report to be presented to Town Administrator 10/1/2021.
Grace moved to submit a level budget for 2022. Erik seconded. Motion accepted unanimously.
Discussion: Per library directors’ call – mask mandates are different in libraries across the area.
- Weekly coffee hour:
Discussion: No coffee hour September 22 due to asbestos removal in library. Grace will create the agenda for future coffee hour presentations.
Erik moved to adjourn BoT meeting at 6:11pm. Sue seconded. Motion accepted unanimously.
Next meeting @ October 12, 2021 @4:00pm.