aerial photo courtesy of Jacques Borcoche 

Nesmith Library Board of Trustees

Tuesday, November 12, 2013



Present:  Trustees – Peter Tousignant( Chairman), Mark Branoff (Assistant Treasurer), Patricia Barstow (Vice Chairperson), Tara Picciano (Recording Secretary), Director – Carl Heidenblad

Cathy Robertson-Souter (Corresponding Secretary)


Anne-Marie O’Neil, Karen Marcil (Treasurer) excused


Assistant Directors – Diane Mayr

Guest: Nikki Bottai Town Clerk, Chair for record retention committee


Call to Order:

The meeting was called to order at 7:05 pm. by Chairman Peter Tousignant. The minutes from the September 8th meeting were amended and the minutes were accepted.


Reports and Housekeeping:


Treasurer’s Report:




Director’s Report:




A Motion was made 6820.00 from Non lapsing 1 to digitize years 1989-2000 by Mrs. Patricia Barstow and second by Mrs. Tara Picciano, Motion Passed.




F.L.O.W. Report:  No Flow Report.



New Business:


No New Business


Staff. Report: No Staff Report.


Correspondence:  No Correspondence.



Unfinished Business:


Policy Committee: Edit on Policy 3, Policy 4 subject to Manchester City Library , Finished Policy 8.


Marketing Committee:  Discussion over the Named Fund Brochure.  Content of the Brochure is good however the committee is still working on a high resolution format. 


Strategic Plan Assessment: The trustees and directors completed their annual assessment of the
library's progress as measured against the Strategic Plan. The Plan was updated to include a new objective (digitizing items of historical significance to the town) and remove two objectives that have been completed.



There were no announcements


The meeting was adjourned at 9:00 PM


Respectfully submitted,

Tara Picciano


Draft subject to approval