Holyoke Public Library Board of Directors Meeting Text Size

Event takes place on May 12, 2015 at 4:30 PM until 6:00 PM
250 Chestnut Street, Holyoke, MA



May 12, 2015, at 4:30 PM

Holyoke Public Library

250 Chestnut Street

Holyoke, MA 01040


Call to order

  • Roll call
  • Approve minutes of April 14, 2015





  • President’s Updates: Terry Plum
  • Finance Committee’s and Treasurer’s Report: Tom Barrett
  • Personnel Committee: Susan Carey and Bellamy Schmidt
  • Director’s Report: Maria G. Pagan
    • Summer hours
  • Long-Range Investment Committee’s Report: Bellamy Schmidt
  • HPL Realty: Bellamy Schmidt
  • Friends’ Report: Brittney Noble
  • Development Committee Report: Tom Barrett


Old business:

  • Corporators
  • Future Begins Here – report


New business:  

  • HPL Policies
    • Community Room Policy
    • Next policy to consider?
  • Staffing for FY15 and FY16
  • Presentation about endowment funded expenses
  • Authorization for purchasing some of the equipment we discussed at out last meeting.
    • New database – freegal
    • Concrete under copper beech in front of Library


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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