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November 2015 Board Meeting Minutes

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Prince Rupert Library Board Meeting Minutes

November 19, 2015


Peter Maksymyszyn (PM), Devlin Fernandes (DF), Helen Moore (HM), Glenn Groulx (GG), Dale White (DW), Tim MacDonald (TM), Joe Zelwietro (JZ) Chief Librarian

Regrets: Lauren Williams (LW)

Meeting commenced at 7:10 pm.

  • Motion to pass Agenda, PM; GG seconded; Passed
  • Motion to accept Agenda, TM, DF seconded; Passed
  • Review of October statistics
  • Discussion of upcoming Library budget defense
  • Trustee Peter Maksymyszyn announced that he would be resigning due to health reasons
  • Library trustees, management and library staff to form labour-management committee to work toward Letter of Understanding (LoU) #3. A representative(s) from the union will speak to board in January
  • Board development matters. Two ideas tabled for further discussion
    • we will look for other community members to join the library board; perhaps find a youth who is interested in learning/joining the board Joe and trustees will talk to others who are interested in joining the library board.
    • we will investigate the best way to do radio spots promoting the library
  • in-camera discussion

Meeting Adjourned at 8:45 pm. Next Meeting 7:30 pm (Jan 21, 2016).