Meeting of the Milton Public Library Trustees
Present: Les Elder(chairperson), Nancy Johnson(treasurer),
Jennifer Palmatier(secretary), Justin Mayrand (technical consultant),
Absent: Mary Erwin(trustee), Max Johnson(trustee) Mr. Elder began the meeting at 6:00 P.M. Treasurer’s Report/Budget Review
The library has $4,300.00 remaining in this year’s budget. This includes a donation of
$2,300.00 made by Robert Erwin, former trustee and president of the National Library Organization, and must be spent by December 31.
Ms. Johnson suggested that the trustees spend the $2,300.00 as follows: $900.00 will be allocated for books; $400.00, for supplies; and $1,000.00, for building repairs. All members present agreed.
Building Repairs and Improvements
Mr. Elder expressed concern about the recent electricity bills, which were quite high. The issue will be discussed at the January 14 meeting after the year’s budget has been reviewed. Miscellaneous Business
Ms. Sprague noted that the library building should be kept locked when it is not officially open to the public, even if staff or cleaning crews are present in the building.
Mr. Elder ended the meeting at 7:00 P.M.
The next meeting will be on Thursday, December 18, at 5:00 P.M. in the Milton Public Library.
1. Who contributed money to this institution?
A. Nancy Johnson B. Les Elder
C. Robert Erwin D. Max Johnson
2. According to the minutes, what remark did Ms. Sprague make?
A. The performance of the cleaning crew is poor.
B. The cost of electricity is very high.
C. The December meeting should be rescheduled.
D. The doors of the library should be locked during nonbusiness hours.