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September 15, 2016

Haverhill Public Library

Board of Trustees

Minutes of September 15, 2016

The regular monthly meeting of the Trustees of the Haverhill Public Library was called to order at 8:40 a.m. on Thursday, September 15, 2016, in the Donald C. Freeman Whittier Room.  In attendance were Mayor Fiorentini, Chair, and Trustees Veasey, Klueber, Bresnahan, and Rurak, along with Director Sarah Moser and Asst. Director Ricky Sirois.

The first order of business on the Agenda was an Investment Presentation/Review by Joe Marini, VP and Investment Advisor for TD Wealth’s Private Client Group.  Mr. Marini went through the report and account summaries providing explanations when asked.

Art Geoffrion, along with his brother and                    has agreed to fund $150,000 for the digitization project if the trustees would match his gift.  The trustees asked Mr. Marini how much notice he needs in order for the money to be pulled out of the fund account.  The answer given was 7-10 days.

Mr. Marini made a note on his calendar to attend the trustees meeting on Thursday, March 16, 2017, at 8:30 a.m. with an update/review.  He thanked the Board and departed at 9:15 a.m.

Secretary’s Report

The trustees were given copies of the minutes dated July 21, 2016.  After taking a few moments to peruse the minutes, Mr. Klueber made a motion to accept the minutes as written.  Mr. Veasey seconded the motion, and the minutes were so approved.

Treasurer’s Report

Ms. Fentross went over the financial reports for the month of August 2016.  It was not a good month for gifts.  One small gift was received through PayPal, and the sale of library tote bags generated $115.  The trustees looked over the remainder of the reports and had no further questions.  Mr. Rurak made a motion to approve the financials.  Mr. Veasey seconded the motion, and the trustees gave their unanimous approval.

Director’s Report

A copy of the Director’s Report is attached here to.  Copies had been given to the Board prior to the meeting.

Old Business

New Business

At approximately 10:00 a.m., Mr. Klueber made a motion to adjourn.


Respectfully Submitted,

Kathleen Bresnahan


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