Palmyra Community Library
Monthly Board of Trustees Meeting
August 18, 2016 6:30 PM @402 East Main Street
Present: Alicia Lynch, Kathy Wooden, Sandra Goehle, Deborah Nagle, Carolyn
Bradstreet, Patricia Baynes (Director), Jennifer Voss (Clerk of the Works)
Excused: Courtney Marr, Jenifer Smyth
Upon motion duly made and seconded, the meeting minutes for July 2016 were
Upon motion duly made and seconded, the director’s report for July 2016 was
Upon motion duly made and seconded, the treasurer’s report for July 2016 was
Motion duly made and seconded, unanimous approval of Abstract #8, which includes
vouchers #2016-187 - #2016-207 in the amount of $20,135.62.
No public comment was made.
The Library will purchase a new digital reader/printer with the funds from the NYS
Grant. The remainder of the funds will be used for library signage.
402 E. Main Street Building/Grounds:
The shoe molding was completed by Tim Moon. It looks great.
The roof and A/C repairs are complete.
Chuck White completed the proposal for the elevator lobby and rest room area. Bids will be submitted 9/15/2016 from Mech Tech and Roth. Chuck White will review the bids to make sure everything needed is included before the board approves one.
The board approved architectural fees for John Page from Bero Architects.
Items for Discussion:
The official naming, dedication, and Grand Opening date has been set for September 25, 2016 from 1-3pm.
Three candidates for Library Board of Trustees will be selected through public vote in October 2016.
Third floor room use will be contingent on the availability of the library staff available for the event. It will be researched to see if we can charge for the staff salary needed.
The Art Gallery policy and guidelines were approved.
The Pioneer Library Systems Free Direct Access Plan renewal was approved by the board. This allows households not within a library boundary to have use of the closest PLS library.
Next Regular Meeting: Thursday, September 16th, 2016