June Meeting Agenda

June 6, 2024

Morrill Memorial and Harris Library Trustees Meeting

Agenda

Monday, June 10, 2024, 7:00 PM

 

Assign a secretary to take notes

Any items to add or remove?

 

Secretary's Report

Approve minutes from May meeting

 

Librarian's Report

Ordering for collection - monthly, postings

AS & summer reading programs, job description, pay, hours, preschool story time, Brooke

New thermostat

Library bookmark

New sign board, new mat for front door

Space designer

Palace, Libby, Hoopla, Kanopy, Biblio

CLIF grant

 

Friends' Report

Book Sale

 

Treasurer's Report 

Review profit and loss statement

Investment Committee

 

Other Business

Update on removing paintings, books, sculptures

Patron survey

Website improvement 

Adult programs – Gus Speth- 6/20, the Webbs- July 11, August?

Grant review - audit

Test water results

 

June Monthly Duties

Personnel Committee meets with librarian

 

July Monthly Duties

Fuel oil contract

 

Next meeting

Monday, July 10, 2024  

 

Investment Committee Meeting Minutes 5/21/24

May 30, 2024

Morrill Memorial and Harris Library Investment Committee

Minutes of May 21, 2024 Meeting

 

Present:  Cindy Stableford, Betsy Ruml, Gretchen Rittenhouse, Kevin Lynch, Rachel Kurland, Rebecca Seibel

 

The Committee welcomed Kevin Lynch as a new member.

 

Reviewed and approved minutes of the 1/9/24 meeting, with one change clarifying the original draft sentence: “Cindy noted that the Trustees of Public Funds did 300 basis points better than benchmark but they have a much higher allocation of equities...


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May Trustees Meeting Agenda

May 9, 2024

Morrill Memorial and Harris Library Trustees Meeting

Agenda

Monday, May 13, 2024, 7:00 PM

 

Assign a secretary to take notes

Any items to add or remove?

 

Secretary's Report

Approve minutes from April meeting

 

Librarian's Report

Ordering for collection - monthly, postings

AS & summer reading programs, job description, pay, hours, preschool story time, Brooke

New thermostat

Library bookmark

Space designer

Palace, Libby, Hoopla, Kanopy 

 

Friends' Report

 

Treasurer's Report 

Review profit and loss statement

 

Other...


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April Meeting Minutes

April 17, 2024

Morrill Memorial & Harris Library Trustees Meeting

Monday, April 1, 2024, 7:00 PM


Attendees: Cindy Binzen, Miriam Newman, Melissa Strayton (Library Director), Rachel Kurland, Carol Wilson, Becky Proulx, Kevin Lynch


Action Item Summary:

Rachel 

  • unchecked

    Ask what Probate Court is about, what Library gets from it and whether to continue.

  • unchecked

    Close $3K savings account OR withdraw one dollar and redeposit annually.

  • checked

    Check on larger electric bill.

  • unchecked

    Take next steps on relocating Hannibal painting.

  • checked

    Send 990 to tax accountan...


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April Meeting Date Change and Agenda

March 28, 2024

Morrill Memorial and Harris Library Trustees Meeting

Agenda

Monday, April 1, 2024, 7:00 PM

 

Assign a secretary to take notes

Any items to add or remove?

 

Secretary's Report

Approve minutes from March meeting

 

Librarian's Report

Ordering for collection - monthly, postings

AS & summer reading programs, job description, pay, hours, preschool story time, Brooke

New thermostat

Library bookmark

Palace, Libby, Hoopla, Kanopy 

 

Friends' Report

 

Treasurer's Report 

Review profit and loss statement

 

Other Business

Bequ...


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March 11 Trustees Meeting Minutes

March 22, 2024

Morrill Memorial & Harris Library Trustees Meeting

Monday, March 11, 2024, 7:00 PM


Attendees: Cindy Binzen, Melissa Strayton (Library Director), Rachel Kurland, Carol Wilson, Becky Proulx, Kevin Lynch


Action Item Summary:

Rachel 

  • Ask what Probate Court is about, what Library gets from it and whether to continue.

  • Close $3K savings account OR withdraw one dollar and redeposit annually.

  • Check on larger electric bill.

  • Take next steps on relocating Hannibal painting.

  • Send 990 to tax accountant.

  • Reach out to...


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March Meeting Agenda

March 11, 2024

Morrill Memorial and Harris Library Trustees Meeting

Agenda

Monday, March 11, 2024, 7:00 PM

 

Assign a secretary to take notes

Any items to add or remove?

 

Secretary's Report

Approve minutes from February meeting

 

Librarian's Report

Ordering for collection - monthly, postings

AS program, job description, pay? hours? preschool story time?, Brooke

New thermostat

Library brochure

Palace, Libby, Hoopla, Kanopy 

 

Friends' Report

 

Treasurer's Report 

Review profit and loss statement

 

Other Business

Bequest- Valley F...


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February 12 Trustees Meeting Agenda

February 8, 2024

Morrill Memorial and Harris Library Trustees Meeting

Agenda

Monday, February 12, 2024, 7:00 PM

 

Assign a secretary to take notes

Any items to add or remove?

 

Secretary's Report

Approve minutes from January meeting

 

David Lutz – energy prpposal

 

Librarian's Report

Ordering for collection - monthly, postings

AS program, new hire – job description, winter session? pay? hours? preschool story time?

New thermostat

Library brochure

Palace, Libby, Hoopla, Kanopy 

 

Friends' Report

 

Treasurer's Report 

Review pro...


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January 9 Investment Committee Minutes

January 18, 2024

Morrill Memorial and Harris Library Investment Committee

Minutes of January 9, 2024 Meeting

 

Present:  Cindy Stableford, Betsy Ruml, Gretchen Rittenhouse, John Hawkins, Rachel Kurland, Rebecca Seibel

 

Approved minutes of the 5/23/23 meeting.

 

Mike Hemingway from Mascoma Wealth Management reviewed the portfolio results and position:

·      Good bounce back from 2022 with about 14% total return for the year.  Since inception, beating the benchmark by 20 basis point, however, this year 1.5% below be...


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January Trustees Meeting Minutes

January 11, 2024

MINUTES FOR THE 08-Jan-2024  TRUSTEES MEETING 


The meeting convened at 7:10 p.m. in the library. Present were Cindy Binzen,  Miriam Newman, Melissa Strayton  (librarian), Carol Wilson, Becky Proulx, Kevin Lynch.


Secretary’s Report:  Carol moved to approve Dec-2023 meeting minutes, Becky seconded, all approved. Kevin will track down status of Dept. of Libraries 2023 Capital Grants.


Friends Report: Not present.


Librarian’s Report:   

After school program -  Regarding the opening to lead the afte...


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Trustees of the Morrill Memorial & Harris Library


The Board of Trustees meets on the second Monday of each month at 7:00 pm at the library.