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Library Trustees


Contact TypeContact Information
 
Current Board Members
Name
Elected
Term Ends
6/06 Jt. Appt.
5/19
5/08 (1 yr term)
5/18
5/99
5/17
10/04 Jt. Appt.
5/18
5/13
5/19
11/07 Jt. Appt.
5/17

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The primary role of the Board of Library Trustees shall be:

• To act as legal representatives of the J. V. Fletcher Library and as official civic advocates of its service program.
• To develop Library administrative and program policy and to set Goals and Objectives for service.
• Management of, and authorization of expenditures from, Trust Funds; management of the Fine Arts and Historical Arts assets of the Library.
• Selection, hiring and evaluation of the Library Director
• Determination, with the Director, of service priorities for preparation of annual budgets, recruitment to staff, program development and facilities management.
• Ultimate oversight of Trust Fund expenditures primarily in the nature of:
• Public Programming
• Continuing Education and Staff Development
• Fine Arts Insurance, Historical Conservation
• Public Relations relating to Long Range Goals and Objectives  
• Equipment, Capital and Specialized Expenditures
• Library Materials
Gift and Bequests to Benefit the Library may be Made out to:
"Trustees of the J. V. Fletcher Library"

MEETING SCHEDULE
The Board regularly holds open meetings the first Monday evening of each month 
 -- convening at 7:00PM at the J. V. Fletcher Library.  The Library Facility Needs Committee - a joint Committee comprised of Trustees and Members of the Permanent Town Building Committee met 36 times from 2014 to 2016 during the duration of the MBLC Planning and Design Grant.
{See Minutes on Town website}


July 11, 2016
7:00 PM
Full Board
July 25, 2016
7:00 PM
Full Board
August 15, 2016
7:00 PM
Full Board; Approve FY18-FY20 Budgets; Approve ARIS Report due MBLC 8/19
September 12, 2016 - Re-scheduled to 9/19
7:00 PM
Full Board; Approve Annual Town Reports; Capital Budget
September 19, 2016
7:00 PM
Full Board; Approve Annual Town Reports; Capital Budget
September 30, 2016 -
Re-scheduled to 10/28
6:00 PM
Board Retreat, 56 Depot St.
October 3, 2016
7:00 PM
Full Board; Board collaborates on Director’s Performance Review document; Approve State Aid/Financial Report, Letter of Intest, P&D Grant Report all due MBLC 10/7
October 17, 2016
7:30 PM
Abbot School, Special Town Meeting until Adjourned
October 24, 2016 - Re-scheduled to 11/7
7:00 PM
Full Board; Director’s Performance Review held
October 28, 2016
6:00 PM
Board Retreat, 56 Depot St.
November 7, 2016
6:30 PM
Full Board;  Director’s Performance Review; Approve Annual Action Plan due MBLC 12/2
November 18, 2016
10AM-12:30PM
Staff Volunteer Recognition Brunch
December 5, 2016
7:00 PM
Full Board
January 9, 2017
7:00 PM
Full Board; Approve MPLCP Grant Application
February 6, 2017
7:00 PM
Full Board
March 6, 2017
7:00 PM
Full Board
March 25, 2017
10:00 AM
Abbot School, Annual Town Meeting until Adjourned
April 3, 2017
7:00 PM
Full Board
May 1, 2017
7:00 PM
Full Board
June 5, 2017
7:00 PM
Full Board
June 15***, 2017
5:30 PM
Full Board, Town Strategic Planning Retreat, Kimballs Rt. 110
July 10, 2017
7:00 PM
Full Board

 
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