VINELAND PUBLIC LIBRARY
BOARD OF TRUSTEES – MINUTES
July 28, 2016

A meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Vineland Public Library was held on Thursday, July 28, 2016 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 5:30 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, Greg Gallo, Sally Goode, Whelma Irby, Josephine Orlando-Spinelli, Ross Stanger and Victor Druziako. Also present were Brandi Grosso, Library Director, Mary Ann Rada, Administrative Clerk and Edward Duffy, Library Council.

MINUTES of June 23, 2016
Ms. Irby, seconded by Mrs. Spinelli, moved that the minutes of the June 23, 2016 Board of Trustees meeting be accepted. All who attended that meeting passed the motion unanimously.

Minutes of Executive Session of June 23, 2016
Ms. Irby, seconded by Mrs. Goode, moved that the minutes of the executive session of June 23, 2016 Board of Trustees meeting be accepted. All who attended that meeting passed the motion unanimously.

TREASURER’S REPORT for June, 2016
On a motion made by Mrs. Spinelli seconded by Mrs. Goode, Trustees approved the Treasurer’s Report for June, 2016. The Administrative Clerk called the roll: YEAS: Mrs. Bermudez, Mr. Gallo, Mrs. Goode, Ms. Irby, Mrs. Spinelli, Mr. Stanger and Mr. Druziako

SCHEDULE OF ACCOUNTS for July, 2016
The Schedule of Accounts for payments for July, 2016, in the amount of $ 13,432.64 ($6,473.41 – other expenses and $6,959.23 – library materials) was authorized for payment by all present on a motion made by Mrs. Spinelli, seconded by Mrs. Goode. The Administrative Clerk called the roll: YEAS: Mrs. Bermudez, Mr. Gallo, Mrs. Goode, Ms. Irby, Mrs. Spinelli, Mr. Stanger and Mr. Druziako

APPROVAL OF PAYMENT OF SALARIES AND BENEFITS for month of August, 2016
On a motion made by Mrs. Spinelli, seconded by Mrs. Goode, Trustees approved the payment of salaries and benefits for the month of August, 2016. The Administrative Clerk called the roll: YEAS: Mrs. Bermudez, Mr. Gallo, Mrs. Goode, Ms. Irby, Mrs. Spinelli, Mr. Stanger and Mr. Druziako

CORRESPONDENCE
There was no correspondence.

LIBRARY DIRECTOR’S REPORT
Ms. Grosso reviewed the Library Director’s report with Trustees. A copy of the report is attached to the original minutes.
The following was added:
• During heavy rain, the older flat section of the roof was leaking in the Children’s Computer Area.

DEPARTMENT REPORTS
Community Relations Report

Trustees received a Community Relations Report for June, 2016, that was prepared by Library Associate Caroline Blough.

OLD BUSINESS
August Board of Trustees Meeting

Ms. Grosso reported she will not be available to attend the August Board meeting.
On a motion made by Mr. Stanger and seconded by Mrs. Spinelli, Trustees moved that the August Board of Trustees meeting will be cancelled.

At this point of the meeting Edward Duffy, Library Council arrived.

NEW BUSINESS
Ms. Grosso requested approval from Trustees to allow the parking lot of the Library to be used after hours on Friday, August 26 for a Pokémon Go 3K sponsored by the Vineland Health’s Department. All Trustees approved use of the library’s parking lot for this event.

PUBLIC COMMENT
On motion made by Mr. Druziako and seconded by Mr. Stanger, Trustees moved to open the meeting to the public. The motion was passed by unanimous consent.

No members of the public were present.

On motion made by Mr. Druziako, and seconded by Mr. Stanger, Trustees moved to close the public comment session of the meeting. The motion was passed by unanimous consent.

OTHER
There was no other business.

EXECUTIVE SESSION
On a motion made by Mr. Druziako, and seconded by Ms. Irby, Trustees moved to go into Executive Session to discuss personnel issues. The minutes from the executive session will be available to the public in 6 months from this day. The motion was passed by unanimous consent.

At this point in the meeting Administrative Clerk Mary Ann Rada left the meeting.

On a motion made by Mr. Druziako, seconded by Ms. Irby, Trustees agreed to come out of Executive Session.

ADJOURNMENT
The meeting was adjourned at 6:09 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,
Mary Ann Rada, Administrative Clerk