VINELAND PUBLIC LIBRARY
BOARD OF TRUSTEES – MINUTES
June 22, 2017

A meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Vineland Public Library was held on Thursday, June 22, 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 5:31 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, Catherine Franzoi, Karen Anne Kreck, Maritza Gonzalez, Sally Goode, Josephine Spinelli, Ross Stanger and Victor Druziako. Also present were Brandi Grosso, Library Director and Mary Ann Rada, Administrative Clerk.

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 May 25, 2017 meeting
• Minutes of the Executive Session on May 25, 2017
• Treasurer’s Report for May, 2017
• Schedule of Accounts for June, 2017
• Approval of Salary and Benefits for July, 2017
• Library Director’s Report
• Community Relations Report
The Administrative Clerk called the roll: YEAS: Mrs. Bermudez, Mrs. Franzoi, Ms. Kreck, Ms. Gonzalez, Mrs. Goode, Mrs. Spinelli, Mr. Stanger and Mr. Druziako

CORRESPONDENCE
There was no correspondence.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS
Update on the Window and Parking Lot Projects

Ms. Grosso, Mr. Druziako and Architect John Pederesen attended a City Council work session to clarify the importance of an architect for the library’s window project. City Council, satisfied with the explanation, approved Mr. Pedersen as architect for that project.

Workers from the City cleared trees and removed fencing in the vacant lot for the parking lot. Workers also cleaned out the stormwater drains.

NEW BUSINESS
Resolution designating the Xerox copier as surplus property and approval to donate the copier to the City of Vineland.

The library’s copier in the public office area is aging and the coin tower is no longer working. The library is leasing a new copier that has color printing and will take bills as well as coins. The City’s Police Department would like to have the old copier that is no longer of use to the library.

On a motion made by Mrs. Spinelli and seconded by Ms. Kreck, Trustees resolve that the Xerox copier in the public office area be designated as surplus property and that said copier be donated to the City of Vineland. The Administrative Clerk called the roll: YEAS: Mrs. Bermudez, Mrs. Franzoi, Ms. Kreck, Ms. Gonzalez, Mrs. Goode, Mrs. Spinelli, Mr. Stanger and Mr. Druziako

Resolution approving recognizing Holly Rogerson upon her retirement from public service of 19 years.
Ms. Grosso read the resolution.

On a motion made by Mrs. Spinelli and seconded by Mrs. Bermudez, Trustees resolve to approve the resolution recognizing Holly Rogerson upon her retirement. The Administrative Clerk called the roll: YEAS: Mrs. Bermudez, Mrs. Franzoi, Ms. Kreck, Ms. Gonzalez, Mrs. Goode, Mrs. Spinelli, Mr. Stanger and Mr. Druziako

Resolution approving the hire of Janice Girone as part-time Student Assistant in the Children’s Department
The position for Ms. Girone became available when Matthew McGill was moved into the part-time Clerk 1 position in the Administration Department.

On a motion made by Mrs. Goode, seconded by Mrs. Spinelli, Trustees resolve to approve the hire of Janice Girone as part-time Student Assistant in the Children’s Department. The Administrative Clerk called the roll: YEAS: Mrs. Bermudez, Mrs. Franzoi, Ms. Kreck, Ms. Gonzalez, Mrs. Goode, Mrs. Spinelli, Mr. Stanger and Mr. Druziako

Civil Action Suit
The library received a memo from Municipal Clerk Keith Petrosky about a personal injury suit for a slip and fall incident.

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

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

OTHER
There was no other business.

EXECUTIVE SESSION
On a motion made by Mrs. Spinelli and seconded by Ms. Kreck, Trustees resolved to go into executive session to discuss personnel issues. The minutes of this executive session will not be made public until the position being discussed is filled. The motion was passed by unanimous consent.

At this point, Mary Ann Rada left the meeting.

On a motion made Mrs. Spinelli, seconded by Ms. Kreck, Trustees agreed to come out of executive session. The motion was passed by unanimous consent.

ADJOURNMENT
The meeting was adjourned at 6:20 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,
Mary Ann Rada, Administrative Clerk