Newmarket Public Library Board

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Newmarket Public Library Board

Regular Board Meeting

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Newmarket Public Library Board Room


Present:                               Joan Stonehocker – Chair

Tom Vegh – Vice Chair

Kelly Broome-Plumley

Tara Brown

                                               Joe Sponga



Staff Present:                      Todd Kyle, CEO

                                               Linda Peppiatt, Deputy CEO

                                               Lianne Bond, Administrative Coordinator


The Chair called the meeting to order at 5:05 pm



  1. Adoption of Agenda Items


a)    Adoption of Regular Agenda

b)    Adoption of the Closed Session Agenda

c)    Adoption of Consent Agenda items


The Chair asked if there were any additions to the agenda.


Motion 15.04.368


Moved by Tara Brown

Seconded by Kelly Broome-Plumley


That Agendas a) to c) be adopted as presented.




  1. Declarations


None were declared.


  1. Consent Agenda Items:


a)    Adoption of the Regular Board Meeting Minutes for Wednesday, February 18, 2015

b)    Strategic Operations Report for February and March, 2015

c)    Library Statistical Data for March, 2015

d)    Monthly Bank Transfer

e)    Correspondence from Chris Ballard, MPP, Newmarket-Aurora regarding Ontario Libraries Capacity Fund



Motion 15.02.362


Moved by Tara Brown

            Seconded by Tom Vegh


That Consent Agenda Item a) be received as amended and items b to e) be received as presented.




The CEO updated the Library Board on a potential partnership to complete the digitization of the Era.


The CEO discussed with the Library Board what the Library is considering to use the Capacity grant funding for.


  1. Motion to Convene into a Closed Session

There were no closed session items.


  1. Business Arising


a)    Action List

The Library Board reviewed and updated the Action List. 


  1. New Business


a)    Sunday Openings

The Library Board was updated on the planning for Sunday openings during the summer months and staffing during this period.

  1. New Business

There was no new business.


  1. Date(s) of Future Meetings

The next regular Library Board meeting will be Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at 5:00 PM in the Library Board room


  1. Adjournment


Motion 15.02.369


Moved by Tom Vegh

            Seconded by Joe Sponga


That there being no further business meeting adjourned at 6:10 PM.



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Joan Stonehocker                                                       Todd Kyle, CEO

Chair                                                                              Secretary/Treasurer

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