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Minutes of the July 2019 Meeting

Larchmont Public Library

Board of Trustees

Minutes of Meeting

July 16, 2019

The Larchmont Public Library Board of Trustees met on July 16, 2019, attended by Library Board Chair Lauren Gottfried (LG), Board Trustees Jennifer Conley (JC), Barbara Flickinger (BF), John McGarr (JM), Casey Halliley (CH), Town of Mamaroneck Liaison Jeffery King (JK), Library Director Laura Eckley (LE), Library Head of Reference Liam Hegarty (LH) and Staff Assistant DJ Brucciani (DB).
Board Trustees Linnet Tse (LT), Barbara Liptack (BL), Friends of the Library Liaison Celeste Sharpe, Village of Larchmont Liaison Sarah Bauer (SB) were absent. 
Board Chair Lauren Gottfried called the meeting to order at 1:35 p.m. LG welcomed new Trustee Casey Halliley.

Board Meeting Minutes

The Board reviewed and unanimously approved the Minutes of the Board Meeting of June 12, 2019.

Committee Reports

Schedule of Bills and Performance Report: The Board reviewed and unanimously approved the Schedule of Bills dated 7/12/19 and 7/15/19. There was no performance report available from VOL to review at the meeting. JM reported that he and LE have met with VOL Treasurer Kimberly Siegrist to discuss FY18/19 final budget balance and outstanding items.

Building and Grounds

The Board unanimously approved a proposal from Precision Roofing for $3,950.00 to furnish and install Sarnafil PVC membrane to patch intrusions made during the Library Transformation Project on the Library roof.

Director’s Report

LE updated the Board on the status of the Library’s Summer Reading Games for all ages and on ongoing summer programs. LE further reported that staff CPR and AED training will be held on July 30, 2019.
LE presented a Motion of Dissatisfaction passed unanimously at the June PLDA meeting expressing dissatisfaction with WLS IT management and the quality of IT services. After discussion, the Board voted unanimously to affirm and adopt the motion.
Board Trustee Lauren Gottfried adjourned the meeting at 2:30p.m.  The next regularly scheduled meeting of the Board will be held on September 11, 2019.
Respectfully Submitted,
Laura Eckley
Library Director

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