Didymus Thomas Library
Minutes of January 14, 2021
Present: Rick Lavallee, Carlleen Taylor, Eilleen Hamlin, Susan Bartholomew, Sandi Deland, Lorraine Hefner, Lynn Surprenant, Sheila Harris, Anne Reilly, Veronica Marcouiller. This was a virtual meeting.
Meeting was called to order at 7:35 PM.
Secretary's report was e-mailed to everyone by Lynn and reviewed by all with a motion to accept presented by Carlleen and a second from Sheila. Approved unanimously.
Treasurer's report was previously distributed by Susan and reviewed by all (see attached report) . Lynn made a motion to accept and Eilleen gave a second. Unanimously approved.
Property upkeep: Front steps: No update.
Parking lot: No update.
Library back lot: This will be discussed at a future date.
Board Members & Officers: Slate of officers: Eilleen made a motion to allow the secretary to case a single vote to accept the slate of officers at presented at the last meeting. Carlleen gave a second. Lynn cast the single vote to approve the slate as presented. Approved unanimously.
Conflict of Interest Policy: All board members and employees are required to compete and sign.
Annual Report: Carlleen made a motion to authorize Lorraine, Sandi and Susan to submit the report as reviewed. Lynn seconded it, and it passed unanimously.
Stewart's Grant: Sue has applied the grant for $1050. This will be used for the summer reading program if awarded.
New Minimum Standards for the Annual Report: These were reviewed, and it appears that the major difference is for the meeting minutes to be posted online. Sandi will e-mail the Standards Rules for NY State to the board to review. The Pandemic policy will be reviewed so that it can be completed by the April deadline.
Donations: There were 3 donations received this month: the Jenny family, Mary Murphy and Elaine Edwards. Thank you notes have been mailed.
The meeting was adjourned by President Lavallee at 8:10 PM. Eilleen made a motion, and Carlleen seconded, with a unanimous approval.
There will be no February meeting, so the next meeting will be Thursday, March 11, 2021.