Board of Trustees Meeting Thursday, March 8, 2018

Jeudevine Memorial Library
Board of Trustees Meeting
DATE: Thursday, March 8, 2018 TIME: 5:15 p.m.


LOCATION: Jeudevine Memorial Library
93 N. Main St., Hardwick, VT 05843
Tel: 802-472-5948


 Call to Order


Adoption of Agenda


Approval of Minutes from Trustees’ Meeting:



Reorganization of Board


Officer Reports


Staff Reports


Committee Work

·        Formation of the Building Committee

o   Decisions Made:

§  Composition = 10 people (2 staff, 2 board, 6 community)

§  Timeline  = recommendations to board by September (six months from March)


o   Decisions Needed:

§  Expected outcomes to include:

·        Whether to keep the current design with modifications or have a new design drawn

·        A clear set of written requirements for the design

·        Guidance for architects on aesthetic considerations

·        Other outcomes?

§  Target budget range?

§  Target size range?


·        Discussion of a Program Committee

o   What would composition look like?

o   How would we foster strengthened collaboration?

o   Does it make sense to stagger with the work of the Building Committee or not?


Unfinished Business

·        Lara Keenan at May meeting – Roles and Responsibilities for library boards and staff

·        Update on receipt of bequests

·        Outreach with respect to bequests


New Business

·        Begin writing “Norms and Expectations”








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Library Hours:

  • Monday:         1:00  PM - 7:00 PM
  • Tuesday:        1:00  PM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday:  1:00  PM - 7:00 PM
  • Thursday:      1:00  PM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday:         10:00  AM - 5:00 PM
  • Saturday:     10:00  AM - 2:00 PM
  • Sunday:                 Closed

Phone: (802) 472-5948





Address: Jeudevine Memorial Library

                 93 North Main St.

                 P.O. Box 536

                 Hardwick, VT 05843