Otis Library Meeting Agenda 04/08/2021

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Otis Library & Museum Meeting* via Zoom

Thursday, April 8, 2021

5:00 PM

  • Approval of March Minutes
  • Approval March Treasurer’s reports,
  • Director’s Report
  • Unfinished/Ongoing Business
  • Library Status – (Kathy, L
  • Gardening Programming Update (Diane)
  • LTC “Diversity Otis” – grant (Kathy, Donna, & Susan)
  • StoryWalk, “Pop-in” Poetry (Donna, Susan)
  • Grant Update (Susan)
  1. New Business
  • Pajama Drive (Lois)
  • Small Library Meeting (Kathy, Diane, Larry G.)

Questions for you:

  1. What are your concerns about undertaking a construction project?
  2. Does your town have a capital plan? Is the library included?
  3. Do you have a facility plan? Have you done a condition assessment of your current building? What kinds of upgrades and maintenance efforts have you completed in the last five years?
  4. Have you done any preliminary work on planning, such as a needs assessment or a library building program?
  5. What do you see as the barriers to applying for an MPLCP construction grant?
  6. Is your town open to the idea of new construction for the library? Who owns your current building, and what will happen to that building if you move?
  7. Is there suitable land available for a new library? Does the town or library own the land?
  8. Is your town in a good position to take on a major capital project – financially and in terms of capacity?
  9. What questions do you have for us?
  • Library Fair

Next Meeting: May 13

Future Meetings: June 10, 2020

* Meeting will be conducted in accordance with the Massachusetts Open Meeting Law

Topic: Monthly Library Zoom Meeting

Time: Apr 8, 2021 05:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Meeting ID: 848 4398 3599