Trustees Meeting

Meeting date: 
Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Webster Free Public Library

Trustees Meeting by Teleconference

Wednesday, March 25, 2020


           The teleconference began at 4:00 p.m.  Present were Cathryn Clark-Dawe, Director, Nancy Picthall-French, Chairperson, Marty Bender, Treasurer, and Leslie Collins, Secretary.  The teleconference took place on

The Secretary’s reports for 2-19-2020, 3-14-2020 and 3-20-2020 were reviewed and approved.

The Treasurer’s report for March 24, 2020 was reviewed and approved.    


Old Business

           The Library shelf set up outside will be dismantled.

            The Library will be closed indefinitely.


New Business

          Marty reminded us that the teleconference is limiting public access to the Trustee Meetings.  All agreed to provide the teleconference number on our webpages so the public can participate.

            Marty recommended that Michael clean the carpet during the closure.  Marty will contact Michael and will pick up the shampooer.  Cathryn requested that Michael dust the tops of the books and the shelves behind the books.  She also asked if he could wipe down the covers of the picture books with Windex.

            Leslie reported that Stephanie Horne did not receive the grant.  Leslie still has a $50 gift card intended for Jim Ramanek.


            The teleconference ended at 4:27 p.m.  The next teleconference will be on Wednesday, April 8, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. 


Respectfully submitted,

Leslie Collins, Secretary


Summary of duties during March 2020:

*Marty will set up the next teleconference.  (1-425-436-6362, 455735#)

*Marty will contact Michael and ask him to dust the tops of the books, the shelves behind the books and wipe down the covers of the picture books with Windex.  He will also ask Michael to shampoo the carpet.

*Marty will pick up the rug shampooer.

*Leslie will take the tarp off the book shelf, bring in the Message Board and leave some rubber gloves for Michael.

*Cathryn and Nancy will communicate the above changes through our webpage and Facebook pages.  The public will also be invited to the Trustee Meeting Teleconference Calls.

*Cathryn will check her email twice a day for questions from patrons.

*Nancy will pick up her shelf on Thursday once it has been emptied.