MEDWAY PUBLIC LIBRARY
26 High Street
Medway, MA 02053

Minutes of the Board of Library Trustees Meeting

Jan 13, 2004

Attendees:

Trustees:

    MaryAnn Cabibbo
    Madalyn Corbett
    David Cole, Vice Chairman
    William Roberts, Secretary
    Wendy Rowe, Chairman & Acting Director
    Richard Zytka

Citizens:

    Muriel Bulman
    Sally Nolan

  1. Secretary's Report
  2. Motion to approve Jan 8 minutes: Passed unanimously. MAC1, DC2

    Clerical correction to Jan 6 minutes (change year to 2004)

  3. 7PM: Interview of Library Director Candidate Patrick Marshall
  4. 8PM: Interview of Library Director Candidate Barbra Nadler
  5. Discussion of Candidates
  6. After the Chairman canvassed the trustees, it became apparent that Patrick Marshall was everyone's first or second choice and for the majority of the trustees he was their first choice.

    There was no consensus beyond that. After some discussion it was decided to check Patrick Marshall's references and, presuming good things were said, offer him the job. Wendy will do the checking then make the offer by phone.

    Motion to offer Patrick Marshall the Library Director job: MAC1, MC2. Passed unanimously

    After some discussion:

    Motion to offer Patrick $55,000 and 3 weeks of vacation: DC1, RZ2. Passed unanimously

    Motion to go into Executive Session to discuss contract negotiation.: MAC1,DC2. Passed unanimously

    Emerged unscathed from Executive Session at 10:25PM

  7. Adjournment
  8. 10:30 PM.

    Motion to adjourn: MAC1, DC2. Passed unanimously