Information for Meeting of Library Trustees
Monday October 16, 2017 6:30 PM EDT

Town:Brookfield, MA 
Board:Library Trustees
Time:Monday October 16, 2017 6:30 PM EDT
Location:Merrick Public Library
2 Lincoln Street, Brookfield MA 01506
 Monday, October 16, 2017
Call meeting to order at 6:30 p.m.
ATTENDANCE:  Sally Brown (SB) , Barbara Clancy (BC)  , Barbara Steadman (BLS)  , Jeanne Eaton (JE) , Matt Bansfield  (MB), Carol Plumb (CP) , Brenda Metterville, (B) .
 Review, edit minutes from, Wednesday, September 11 at 6:30 p.m., 2017.   Motion to accept 
Ratify Library payroll FY18 warrants dated September 21 and October 5, 2017.  Motion by .
Ratify Library Expense FY18 warrants dated September 26 and October 16, 2017.  Motion by.
Ratify Library Book FY18 warrant dated September 18, September 25 and October 10, 2017.  Motion by
Ratify Library Building Expense FY18 warrant dated October 16, 2017. (Plumbing $805) Motion by
The expenses for the new plumbing and a relieve valve for the hot water heater, Fran White completed work total cost $805.
Phil Chaffee completed putting new wiring in all the hanging lights and he installed the new light over the reading area.  He suggested recessed lighting over the circulation and DVD areas.  The electric lights, added in 1921, the wiring was from Gavitt Wire Co. About one foot of new wire was added  @1970s to the gallery lights.  Discussion?
I am still working on an updated inventory of repairs needed to the building.  CIPC is looking forward to this revised list.  Peter suggested we include completely waterproofing the basement.  I am adding new carpeting for the main area and the children’s room. Other edits include replacing plastic over north side and upper gallery windows both sides need to be completed.  Clean bat guano out of attic.  More repointing. Clean venting from HVAC-full of dust and dirt—ServPro for estimate?
Matt Bansfield sent an update on the repair of the basement door.  
Articles for the Special Town Meeting, Building Maintenance $7500 and Operating $1000 to comply with MBLC, Mass Law formula.
From MBLC October 2 (deadline is October 6):
Hello. This is to confirm that the following forms and documentation received:
 Compliance Form
Financial Form and online submission of the Financial Form
Budget documentation

BOS, Wed. Oct. 4, 2017. Permit/license bylaw reminder.
Other business?
Next meeting is Monday, November 13 at 6:30 p.m.
Motion to adjourn,
Scheduled By:Brenda Metterville
Posted At:Oct 12, 2017 2:52 PM EDT
Last Modified:Oct 12, 2017 2:52 PM EDT
Minutes:Minutes are not on record with the Town Clerk's office
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