A meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Vineland Public Library was held on Thursday, February 26, 2015, in the Community Event Room of the library, 1058 E. Landis Avenue, Vineland, NJ.
Board of Trustees President, Christine Schneider, called the meeting to order at 5:30 pm. Notice of this meeting had been sent to the Office of the City Clerk, The Daily Journal, The Press, Channel 9, and was posted in the library in accordance with The Sunshine Law. Trustees present were Victor Druziako, Catherine Franzoi, Sally Goode, Whelma Irby, Josephine Orlando-Spinelli, Ross Stanger, and Christine Schneider. Also present were Library Director, Brandi Grosso; Administrative Clerk, Mary Ann Rada; and Head of Adult Services, Holly Rogerson.
Trustees welcomed new Library Director, Brandi Grosso. They also expressed their appreciation to Holly Rogerson for her superb job during her term as Interim Director.
MINUTES of January 22, 2015
TREASURER’S REPORT for January 2015
SCHEDULE OF ACCOUNTS for February 2015
APPROVAL OF PAYMENT OF SALARIES AND BENEFITS for month of March,
LIBRARY DIRECTOR’S REPORT
2014 Children’s Department Annual Report
Trustees complimented and thanked both Department Heads for putting together such thorough reports.
Mrs. Spinelli arrived at this point in the meeting.
Trustees discussed whether a statement should be added to the policy to include procedures when a “State of Emergency” is declared. They requested Ms. Grosso research levels of “State of Emergencies.”
This issue will be discussed further at the next board meeting.
After-Hours Teen Lock-In Program (Children’s Department)
On a motion made by Ms. Irby, seconded by Mr. Stanger, Trustees approved the use of the library after hours for a Teen Lock-In program. The motion was passed by unanimous consent.
No members of the public were present.
On motion made by Mr. Druziako, and seconded by Mrs. Spinelli, Trustees moved to close the public comment session of the meeting. The motion was passed by unanimous consent.
Ms. Grosso attended Director Training on February 18 and 25 at the New Jersey State Library in Trenton. Ms. Grosso is ensuring that the library is in compliance with the New Jersey Library Laws. Trustees recommended she seek advice from Library Attorney, Edward Duffy, if needed.