JANUARY 23, 2018
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OF
BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING

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Present:  Kathy Dunne, Ralph Reissman, Ray Duran, Lenny Zehnwirth, Regina Mascia, & Dorothy Mascia.

Absent with prior notice: Owen M. Rumelt

  1. The meeting was called to order at 7:53 p.m. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
  2. Public Comment: No public in attendance.
  3. Minutes of Prior Meeting: Minutes of the December 18, 2017 meeting were approved upon motion made by Lenny Zehnwirth and seconded by Ray Duran. The motion was unanimously approved by the Board.
  4. Treasurer’s Report: The treasurer’s report was approved upon motion by Lenny Zehnwirth and seconded by Ralph Reissman.  The motion was unanimously approved by the Board.
  5. Approval of Warrant No. 700 & No.19- Capital Acct: Warrant No. 700 dated January 23, 2018 in the amount of $227,513.66 was approved on motion by Ralph Reissman and seconded by Lenny Zehnwirth. The motion was unanimously approved by the Board. Approval of Warrant No.19-Capital Acct dated January 23, 2018 in the amount of $4,990.20 was approved on motion by Ralph Reissman and seconded by Lenny Zehnwirth. The motion was unanimously approved by the Board.
  6. Director’s Report: See attached.
  7. Schedule of Personnel Actions: None.
  8. Correspondence: None.
  9. Unfinished Business:
  10. Community Room 1 & 2 floor replacement: The director stated that the architect is still working on getting pricing for the library.
  11. Sterling National Bank: The board members present signed the signature cards needed to open the new accounts at Sterling National Bank.
  12. New Business:
  13. Maintenance Issues: The director presented the board with two estimates for repairs for the damage caused by the broken pipe. The director forwarded the estimates to the library’s attorney for review.
  14. Change order- #1 lighting project: The director notified the board of a change order for the lighting project. An inverter was purchased to convert AC electricity to DC electricity for battery backup. The cost of the inverter was $2700.00
  15. Date for budget meeting: The date for the budget meeting will be February 13, 2018 at 7pm.
  16. Executive session: Executive session began at 8:46 pm and ended at 8:49 pm.
  17. Date of Next Board Meeting: Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.

Upon motion of Lenny Zehnwirth and seconded by Ralph Reissman, the Board voted unanimously to adjourn at 8:51 p.m.

FEBRUARY 27, 2018
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Present:  Kathy Dunne, Ralph Reissman, Ray Duran, Owen M. Rumelt, Regina Mascia & Dorothy Mascia.

Absent with prior notice: Lenny Zehnwirth

Guest: Michael Tomicich, Library Treasurer. Mr. Tomicich was present to discuss the proposed budget

  1. The meeting was called to order at 7:12 p.m. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
  2. Public Comment: No public in attendance.
  3. Minutes of Prior Meeting: Minutes of the January 23, 2018 meeting were approved upon a motion made by Ralph Reissman and seconded by Ray Duran. The motion was unanimously approved by the Board.
  4. Treasurer’s Report: The treasurer’s report was approved upon a motion made by Ray Duran and seconded by Owen M. Rumelt.  The motion was unanimously approved by the Board.
  5. Approval of Warrant No. 701 & No.20- Capital Acct: Warrant No. 701 dated February 27, 2018 in the amount of $109,333.68 was approved on a motion made by Owen M. Rumelt and seconded by Ray Duran. The motion was unanimously approved by the Board. Approval of Warrant No.20-Capital Acct dated February 27, 2018 in the amount of $264,430.24 was approved on a motion made by Owen M. Rumelt and seconded by Ray Duran. The motion was unanimously approved by the Board.

5a. Expenditure of funds for Rotary dinner: A motion to purchase tickets for the Rotary dinner was made by Ralph Reissman and seconded by Ray Duran. The motion was unanimously approved by the Board.

  1. Director’s Report: STEM recently had a meeting and we were given an update that the equipment should be delivered in Oct/Nov and the program should start approximately Jan. 19, 2019. In regards to the lighting project- we are still waiting for the invertor boxes to be delivered and installed. Palace Electric is working on having a painter come and paint the locations that once held the high sconces.
  2. Schedule of Personnel Actions: None.
  3. Correspondence: The board received the library’s approved 2016/17 payroll certification from the Nassau County Civil Service Commission. The board received a thank you from the library for their contribution towards the library’s 50th Anniversary celebration.
  4. Unfinished Business:
    A. Community Room 1 & 2 floor replacement: The director stated that the architect is still working on getting pricing for the library on state contract.
  5. New Business:
    A. March board meeting date change: The March board meeting will be on Monday, March 19th at 7:45 pm.
    B.Transfer of funds from YA books to YA programs: The transferring of $2,000 from YA books to YA programs was approved upon a motion made by Owen M. Rumelt and seconded by Ray Duran. The motion was unanimously approved by the Board.
    C. Transfer of funds from Outreach programs to Museum passes: The transferring of $500 from Outreach programs to Museum passes was approved upon a motion made by Owen M. Rumelt and seconded by Ray Duran. The motion was unanimously approved by the Board.
    D. Attendance at Rotary dinner-Thursday, May 3, 2018: Kathy Dunne will check her availability to see if she can attend the Rotary dinner on May 3, 2018.
  6. Executive session: Executive session began at 8:31 pm and ended at 8:42 pm.
  7. Date of Next Board Meeting: Monday, March 19, 2018 at 7:45 p.m.

Upon motion of Owen M. Rumelt and seconded by Ray Duran, the Board voted unanimously to adjourn at 8:43 p.m.

MARCH 19, 2018
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