HUNTINGTON PUBLIC LIBRARY

338 Main Street

Huntington, New York 11743

MINUTES

Of a Regular Meeting of the Library Board of Trustees

Held June 16, 2020, Via
  Virtual Conference

PRESENT: Trustees: Pat McKenna-Bausch, Ann Scolnick, Ann M. Berger
Kimberly Hawkins
and Chuck Rosner
Library Director: Joanne Adam
Assistant Library Directors: Kristine Casper and Teresa Schwind
Business Manager: Jennifer Mulvihill
Recording Secretary: Claire Tietjen

EXCUSED:

Ms. McKenna-Bausch called the meeting to order at 6:06 p.m.

Mr. Rosner made a motion, seconded by Ms. Hawkins, to approve the agenda for the June 16, 2020, Board of Trustees meeting. The vote was unanimous.

Ms. Scolnick made a motion, seconded by Mr. Rosner, to approve the Library Board of Trustees Minutes of May19, 2020. 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 #26, May End of Month, totaling $335,551.64 is paid. The vote was unanimous.

A motion was made by Ms. McKenna-Bausch, seconded by Mr. Rosner, that Warrant #27, June Disbursements, totaling $407,558.66 is paid. The vote was unanimous.

A motion was made by Ms. Berger, seconded by Mr. Rosner, for approval of asset disposal as presented. The vote was unanimous.

Business Manager Jennifer Mulvihill had nothing new to add to her written report and was available to answer any questions regarding the financial reporting.

Ms. Berger made a motion, seconded by Ms. Scolnick, to accept the Personnel Report for June, 2020. The vote was unanimous.

Assistant Library Director Kristine Casper had nothing new to add to her written report and was available to answer any questions.

Assistant Library Director Teresa Schwind stated that most of the furniture has been delivered and will be installed late next week; painting and carpeting is done and curbside pickup has begun.

Library Director Joanne Adam reviewed her written report and highlighted items contained therein including information on the Library’s reopening plans, as well as the need for an updated server for the security cameras at the Station Branch.

A motion was made by Mr. Rosner, seconded by Ms. Berger, for approval on the updating of the server for cameras at the Station Branch, as proposed from Digital Provisions, at a cost of $13,292.26. The vote was unanimous.

Ms. Adam continued briefly discussing items relating to staffing needs, early voting status at the Station Branch, various budget adjustments needed considering the 0% increase, as well as the handling of and future policy pertaining to fines.

A period of public expression was held.

At 7:02 p.m., a motion was made by Mr. Rosner, seconded by Ms. Scolnick, to enter Executive Session to discuss contract negotiations. The vote was unanimous.

At 7:27 p.m. Ms. Mc Kenna-Bausch reconvened the meeting.

At 7:28 p.m., a motion was made by Mr. Rosner, seconded by Ms. Scolnick, to adjourn the meeting. At 7:29 p.m., the meeting was adjourned.

Respectfully Submitted:                Prepared By:

_________________________ _____________________________
Ann M. Berger, Secretary        Claire Tietjen, Recording Secretary

 

 

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