VINELAND PUBLIC LIBRARY
BOARD OF TRUSTEES – MINUTES
April 27, 2017

A meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Vineland Public Library was held on Thursday, April 27, 2017 in the Community Event Room of the Library, 1058 E. Landis Avenue, Vineland, NJ.

Board of Trustees President Victor Druziako called the meeting to order at 5:34 pm. Notice of this meeting had been sent to the Office of the City Clerk, The Daily Journal, The Press, Local Vineland Channels and was posted in the library in accordance with The Sunshine Law. Trustees present were Elizabeth Bermudez, Karen Anne Kreck, Greg Gallo, Maritza Gonzalez, Sally Goode, Josephine Spinelli, Ross Stanger and Victor Druziako. Also present were Brandi Grosso, Library Director and Mary Ann Rada, Administrative Clerk.

Welcome New Trustees
Mr. Druziako welcomed new Trustees, Karen Anne Kreck and Marita Gonzalez.

Approval of Executive Session Minutes – March 23, 2017
On a motion made by Mrs. Spinelli, seconded by Mrs. Goode, Trustees approved the minutes from the Executive Session on March 23, 2017. All who attended that meeting passed the motion unanimously. Abstained: Mr. Stanger, Ms. Kreck and Ms. Gonzalez

Consent Agenda
On a motion made by Mrs. Spinelli, seconded by Mrs. Goode, Trustees approved the consent agenda which included the following:
• Minutes of the March 23, 2017 meeting
• Treasurer’s Report for March, 2017
• Schedule of Accounts for April, 2017
• Approval of Salary and Benefits for May, 2017
• Library Director’s Report
• Community Relations Report
The Administrative Clerk called the roll: YEAS: Mrs. Bermudez, Ms. Kreck, Mr. Gallo, Ms. Gonzalez, Mrs. Goode, Mrs. Spinelli, Mr. Stanger and Mr. Druziako

CORRESPONDENCE
The following correspondence was received:
• A card from Pat Ensslen thanking the library for the Volunteer Luncheon.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS
Update on the Window and Parking Lot Projects

There was no update on the projects. Ms. Grosso is still waiting for work from the City.

NEW BUSINESS
Recognition of Whelma Irby

Mr. Druziako noted he would like to thank Ms. Irby for her 10 years of service on the Board of Trustees. Ms. Irby will be invited to the next meeting for Trustees to thank her in person.

Sun National Bank – CD expiring
On a motion by Mrs. Spinelli, seconded by Ms. Goode, Trustees hereby resolve to allow the Certificate of Deposit held at the Sun Bank, which expires on May 16th, 2017, to automatically renew for another 12 months. The Administrative Clerk called the roll: YEAS: Mrs. Bermudez, Ms. Kreck, Mr. Gallo, Ms. Gonzalez, Mrs. Goode, Mrs. Spinelli, Mr. Stanger and Mr. Druziako

Trustees’ approval to install a courtesy charging station
Ms. Grosso asked approval of a charging station courtesy of the Members 1st of NJ Federal Credit Union. Trustees expressed concern about the Members 1st advertisement and brochures that come with the station, but agreed that the charging station would be beneficial to the community.
On a motion made by Mr. Druziako, seconded by Ms. Kreck, Trustees approved the installation of the charging station, provided the Members 1st brochures were not displayed. This motion was approved by unanimous consent.

Nominating Committee to fill the vacant Secretary position
The Board Secretary position became vacant when Ms. Irby’s term expired. Mr. Druziako asked for a volunteer to fill this position. If no one volunteers, the nominating committee will nominate a secretary.

PUBLIC COMMENT
On motion made by Mr. Stanger and seconded by Mrs. Spinelli, Trustees moved to open the meeting to the public.

Anthony Parisi-Sanchez, a regular library user sat in on the Board meeting. Mr. Parisi is a new member of the Library Foundation Board.

On motion made by Mrs. Goode and seconded by Mrs. Spinelli, Trustees moved to close the meeting to the public.

OTHER
There was no other business.

EXECUTIVE SESSION
There was no need to go into executive session

ADJOURNMENT
The meeting was adjourned at 6:07 p.m.


Respectfully submitted,
Mary Ann Rada, Administrative Clerk