Holyoke Public Library Corporation Board of Directors Meeting Text Size

Event takes place on May 10, 2016 at 4:30 PM until 6:00 PM
250 Chestnut Street, Holyoke 01040



May 10, 2016 at 4:30 PM

Holyoke Public Library

250 Chestnut Street

Holyoke, MA 01040


Call to order

  • Roll call
  • Approve minutes of April 12, 2016





  • President’s Updates: Susan Carey
  • Director’s Report: Maria G. Pagan
    • Lights – update
    • Chiller – update
    • Landscaping – update
  • Finance Committee’s and Treasurer’s Report: Tom Barrett and Andrew Parker
    • IRS 990s for 2015
  • Personnel Committee: Susan Carey and Bellamy Schmidt
  • Long-Range Investment Committee’s Report: Bellamy
    • Spending policy
    • Cash reserve
  • Friends’ Report: Sandy Ward
    • Book sale
  • Development Committee Report: Tom Barrett
    • Valley Gives update


Old business:

  • Strategic Planning – schedule initial meeting
    • Committee: Manuel, George, Roxann, Miguel, Terry, Bellamy, Maria (ex officio)
  • Photograph collection acquisition update


New business:  

  • Extend a line of credit to the HPL Realty for next fiscal year
  • Extend this year’s budget unchanged to next fiscal year until the City’s budget is approved
  • Reconsideration of the vote to support city-wide reading program
  • Succession planning – Officers for next year


Other business:


This is a listing of matters that the President reasonably anticipates may be discussed at the meeting. Not all items listed may in fact be discussed and other items not listed may also be brought up for discussion to the extent permitted by law.           


Terry Plum,

President, HPLC Board of Directors

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