Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library
Trustee Meeting Minutes
Thursday, January 17, 2019
The meeting was called to order at 4:47 pm by Vice President, Marcia Raponi. Members present were Sari Rosenheck, Connie Keller. Marvin Rappaport, Steve Sharoff, Christine Cavello. Lynn Skolnick was absent.
Marcia called for a motion to approve the minutes of December 20th. Connie motioned, Marvin seconded it and it was approved unanimously.
There was no correspondence.
Marcia found a small error in a check being issued (less than $1) Will let vendor give us credit. Marvin made the motion to approve vouchers. Connie seconded motion. Approved unanimously.
Bills to be Paid
Sari moved, Steve seconded. Motion carried to pay bills.
Committee Reports (See Director’s Report)
Discussed: Dylan Folly, Irish Dancer
Tarot Card Reader
Last Wednesday of the month, 1pm, Programming Committee mting
Policy Committee meeting January 22.
Anti-Harassment Training at RCLS: Wednesday May 1st 5:30-8:30. Must register through RCLS website. Trustees are strongly advised to participate in this training.
Buildings and Grounds (Marcia)
Garbage Shed - approximately $850 plus paint. Being built by BOCES. To be placed between Vera’s Garden and stairs
Vestibules, Carbon Monoxide detectors in /Generator out to bid discussed
Carpeting on the Stairs – awaiting estimates
Friends of the Library
Christine reported discussions included
Liberty Science Center Trip
February meeting canceled & Winter Fun Day Saturday, February 2nd
Capital funds owed to Operating – CHB transfer made in January.
Reorganization of Board of Trustees
Marvin made motion for slate to remain as is. Christine seconded. Passed unanimously
Attorney: Marvin Newberg
Accountant: Washitz Pavloff for the first quarter of 2019
Auditor: Cooper Arias
Official Newspaper: Sullivan County Democrat
Monthly Meeting Schedule: 3rd Thursday at 4:30pm
Committee Appointments to remain as they are currently
Voucher Schedule has been posted on the Board Portal
Steve motioned, Connie seconded, passed unanimously.
2019 Library Budget Vote & Trustee Elect.(Christine & Lynn): Wednesday, October 9, 2019
January 23rd RCLS Advocacy Training at EBCPL – Must Register
Wednesday, February 27th Advocacy Day in Albany – Bus Pick-up in Wurtsboro This Year
Save-The-Date: Thursday, 10/17/19 11am SUPLA Legislative Brunch at EBCPL
Marcia brought up noise complaint near computers by patron.
Blow-up on Library Lawn during Winter Holidays must be nondenominational -snowman,penguin, etc.
Motion by Marvin, 2nd by Connie to approve filing the 2017 AUD. Unanimously approved.
Motion to Adjourn
Made by Marvin, seconded by Sari. Adjourned 5:51pm
Next meeting: Thursday February 21, 2019 at 4:30 pm.