VINELAND PUBLIC LIBRARY
BOARD OF TRUSTEES – MINUTES
May 22, 2014

A meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Vineland Public Library was held on Thursday, May 22, 2014 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, Whelma Irby, Michael Sarnoff, Josephine Spinelli, Ross Stanger and Christine Schneider. Also present were Library Director Gloria Urban and Administrative Clerk Mary Ann Rada.

MINUTES of April 24, 2014
Mr. Druziako, seconded by Ms. Irby, moved that the minutes of the April 24, 2014 Board of Trustees meeting be accepted. The motion was passed unanimously by those who attended that meeting.

TREASURER’S REPORT for April 2014
On a motion made by Ms. Irby, seconded by Mrs. Spinelli, Trustees approved the Treasurer’s Report for April, 2014. The motion was passed by unanimous consent.

SCHEDULE OF ACCOUNTS for May
The Schedule of Accounts for Payment for May, 2014, in the amount of $18,300.08 ($11,590.48 – other expenses and $6,709.60 – library materials) was authorized for payment by all present on a motion made by Ms. Irby, seconded by Mr. Druziako. The Administrative Clerk called the roll: YEAS: Mr. Druziako, Mrs. Franzoi, Ms. Irby, Mrs. Spinelli, Mr. Stanger and Mrs. Schneider

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

CORRESPONDENCE
Ms. Urban received through email an illustration of the library depicting the colors of the roof and cladding. Copies were distributed to Trustees.

At this point in the meeting Dr. Sarnoff arrived.

LIBRARY DIRECTOR’S REPORT
A copy of the Library Director’s Report is attached to the original minutes. The following was added:

Ms. Urban informed Trustees of her plan to retire effective December 1, 2014.

DEPARTMENT REPORTS
Community Relations Report
Trustees received a Community Relations Report.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS
Library roof project

The building committee attended a roof meeting that was held at the library on Wednesday, May 21.

Color samples of the roof and the cladding were distributed to the Trustees.

The committee’s color preference was “copper penny” for the roof and “buckskin” for the cladding. It was recommended by the architect that the lighter the color on the roof, the better for the reflective factor to reduce heat.

On a motion made by Mr. Stanger and seconded by Ms. Irby, Trustees moved to accept the colors copper penny for the roof and buckskin for the cladding. The Administrative Clerk called the roll: YEAS: Mr. Druziako, Mrs. Franzoi, Ms. Irby, Dr. Sarnoff, Mrs. Spinelli, Mr. Stanger and Mrs. Schneider

NEW BUSINESS
Financial Disclosure Statements for 2014

Trustees received personal pin numbers in order to file the Financial Disclosure Statement online. Trustees were reminding that it is required by law to file.

Dr. Sarnoff
Dr. Sarnoff announced his resignation from the Board effective immediately. Dr. Sarnoff has made a recommendation to the Mayor for his replacement.

OLD BUSINESS
There was no old business.

PUBLIC COMMENT
On motion made by Dr. Sarnoff and seconded by Mrs. Spinelli, 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 Dr. Sarnoff and seconded by Mr. Druziako, Trustees moved to close the public comment session of the meeting. The motion was passed by unanimous consent.

EXECUTIVE SESSION
There was not a call to go into Executive Session.

ADJOURNMENT
On motion made by Mr. Druziako and seconded by Mrs. Spinelli, Trustees agreed to adjourn the meeting at 6:08 p.m. The motion was passed by unanimous consent.


Respectfully submitted,

Mary Ann Rada, Administrative Clerk