Minutes of Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library Board of Trustees Meeting

July 17, 2014 – Approved August 21, 2014


Present:           Joe Fowler, Connie Keller, Robert Norris, Lynn Skolnick, Mary Paige        Lang-Clouse


Absent:            Terry Epstein, Marcia Raponi, Steve Sharoff


Bob Norris called the meeting to order at 6:07 pm.  Joe Fowler moved to accept the minutes of June 19, 2014; Connie Keller seconded. Motion was passed unanimously.


Director’s Report—see attached.


            Still problems with roof

            Handyman not working out

            Danielle and Joanna met with Brenda Sywalski, HS Art teacher, who will

              do a classroom logo project to design new logo for new library

            MP requested Board Members to attend town, village meetings in order to

              have a presence.  She handed out a list of all meeting days and times


At 7:00 pm Joe Fowler moved to go into to Executive Session in order to discuss matters of personnel. Connie Keller seconded motion. At 7:20 came out of Executive session.  Connie Keller moved to accept the committee’s recommendations regarding salaries and hours for the 2015 calendar year pending review by Board attorney. Motion was seconded by Lynn Skolnick. It passed unanimously. 


The Board accepted the resolution of the Policy Committee regarding health insurance pending legal review.  Connie Keller made the motion; Lyn Skolnick seconded it. It was passed unanimously..


Joe Fowler moved to adjourn at 7:35; seconded by Connie Keller. The meeting was adjourned. 


Next regular meeting is August 21, 2014, at 5:00 pm.  A budget hearing for 2015 will be held at that time.