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HUNTINGTON PUBLIC LIBRARY

338 Main Street

Huntington, New York 11743

MINUTES

Of a Regular Meeting of the Library Board of Trustees
Held December 19, 2017, at
  338 Main Street, Huntington, New York

PRESENT: Trustees: Ann M. Berger, Pat McKenna-Bausch, Ann Scolnick, Chuck Rosner and Kimberly Hawkins

Library Director: Joanne Adam; Assistant Directors: Kristine Casper and Teresa Schwind

EXCUSED:

Ms. Berger called the meeting to order at 5:33 p.m.

Ms. Scolnick made a motion, seconded by Mr. Rosner, to approve the agenda for the December 19, 2017, Board of Trustees Meeting. The vote was unanimous.

Mr. Rosner made a motion, seconded by Ms. Scolnick, to approve the Library Board of Trustees Minutes of November 21, 2017. The vote was unanimous.

A period of public expression was held.

A motion was made by Ms. McKenna-Bausch, seconded by Mr. Rosner, that Warrant #12, November End of Month, totaling $336,734.07 is paid. The vote was unanimous.

A motion was made by Ms. McKenna-Bausch, seconded by Mr. Rosner, that Warrant #13, December Disbursements, totaling $241,779.80 is paid. The vote was unanimous.

Ms. McKenna-Bausch made a motion, seconded by Mr. Rosner, that Warrant #6, December Capital Fund, totaling $507.50 is paid. The vote was unanimous.

Mr. Rosner made a motion, seconded by Ms. McKenna-Bausch to approve the disposal of assets as presented. The vote was unanimous.

Ms. Berger stated the Foundation Committee had met and would soon be approving the second round of small grants.

Mr. Rosner made a motion, seconded by Ms. Scolnick, to accept the Personnel Report for December, 2017. The vote was unanimous.

Assistant Director Kristine Casper had nothing new to add to her written report.

Assistant Director Teresa Schwind had nothing new to add to her written report.

Library Director Joanne Adam reviewed her written report highlighting information regarding the Foundation’s approval of grants, the Station Branch, as well as her recommendation for page positions and complying with New York State minimum wage law.

Ms. McKenna-Bausch made a motion, seconded by Ms. Scolnick, to accept the Foundation’s awards for the three small grants selected. The vote was unanimous.

Ms. McKenna-Bausch made a motion, seconded by Mr. Rosner, to approve the increase for pages of $1.00 per hour, up to a maximum total wage of $15 per hour, effective December 31, 2017. The vote was unanimous.

A second period of public expression was held.

At 6:09 p.m., a motion was made by Ms. Scolnick, seconded by Mr. Rosner, to enter Executive Session to discuss a real estate matter. The vote was unanimous.

At 6:55 p.m., Ms. Berger reconvened the meeting.

At 6:56 p.m., a motion was made by Ms. Berger, seconded by Ms. Scolnick, to adjourn the meeting. At 6:57 p.m., the meeting was adjourned.

Respectfully Submitted:                Prepared By:

_________________________ _____________________________
Kimberly Hawkins, Secretary        Claire Tietjen, Recording Secretary

 

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