Holyoke Public Library Corporation Board of Directors Meeting Text Size

Event takes place on March 08, 2016 at 5:00 PM until 6:30 PM
250 Chestnut Street, Holyoke, MA



March 8, 2016 at 5:00 PM

Holyoke Public Library

250 Chestnut Street

Holyoke, MA 01040


Note meeting time: 5:00


Call to order

  • Roll call
  • Approve minutes of February 9, 2016





  • President’s Updates: Terry Plum
  • Director’s Report: Maria G. Pagan
  • Finance Committee’s and Treasurer’s Report: Tom Barrett and Andrew Parker
  • Personnel Committee: Susan Carey and Bellamy Schmidt
  • Long-Range Investment Committee’s Report: tbd
  • HPL Realty: Bellamy Schmidt
  • Friends’ Report: Sandy Ward
  • Development Committee Report: Tom Barrett
    • Fundraisers for FY16


Old business:

  • Elect new Board secretary


New business:  

  • Audit update
  • City-wide reading initiative
  • Gale databases
  • City Director recommendation
  • Community Preservation Act – request for support
  • Strategic Planning (Committee: Manuel, Terry, Bellamy, Maria ex officio)
    • Training in Chicopee, March 17, 2016 – 10:00 am – 12:30 pm)
  • HPLC Goals for Committees FY16
  • Library Goals for FY16 – Set performance targets


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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