Director’s Association

Upper Hudson Library System
Friday, January 3, 2003 At UHLS

Attending: Jeff Cannell (APLM); Ginny LaJuene (ALTM); Darlene Miller (CAST); Deborah Canzano (COHS); Pat Nonamaker (EGRN); Barbara Nichols Randall (GUIL); Carol Gaillard (HOOF); Lenny Zapala (MEND); Pat Sahr (NASS); Margie Morris (POES); Phil Ritter (UHLS)

Visitors: none

Meeting convened at 9:05am

Minutes:

Motion (Cannell, Zapala) to approve December 13, 2002 minutes. Carried.

UHLS: Phil Ritter

UHLS Administration: N. Pieri

No report

Services: J. Felsten

No report

Finance Committee & UHLS Board: J. Cannell

No meeting

Central Library: J. Cannell

They have finished interviewing applicants for the planning process and will make recommendations to the Albany Public Library Board of Trustees at the February meeting. The decision will be difficult as there were several good applicants.

epixtech Migration: P. Nonamaker

Nuts & Bolts:

EGRN: New hours have started – Monday through Friday 9am to 9pm, Saturday 9am to 5pm, and Sunday 1pm to 5pm.

There was discussion regarding budget votes.

Old Business:

None

New Business:

Jeff Cannell asked about decision process for closing early or opening late due to snow. Barbara Nichols Randall said Guilderland rarely closes for snow unless the mall is closing. They do close due to icy conditions. There was discussion regarding different practices.

Motion ( LaJeune, Canzano) Meeting adjourned  9:50am. Next meeting February 7, 2003 at UHLS.