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Boston Public Library Meeting

Meeting of the Trustees Finance and Audit Committee on January 10, 2017 at 8:00 a.m.
Public testimony begins at 9:25am

Discussion Topics

  1. Welcome

    Evelyn Arana-Ortiz, Chair

  2. Review and Approval of Minutes of September 13, 2016 (Attachment 1)

    Evelyn Arana-Ortiz, Chair

  3. Review of Contract for recommendation to the Trustees at the January 24, 2017 meeting

    Ellen Donaghey, Chief Financial Officer

    A.        Contract with Hope Coolidge to provide oversight of the financial management of            the Boston Public Library Foundation.

                VOTED: that, the Trustees Finance and Audit Committee recommend the Trustees of the Public Library of the City of Boston authorize an $85,000 contract with Hope   Coolidge to provide oversight of the financial management of the Boston Public Library Foundation. 

  4. Presentation of the Draft Tax Returns (IRS Form 990)

    Draft IRS Form 990: “Return of Organization of Exempt from Income Tax Report” (Attachment 2) 

  5. Updates Ellen Donaghey, Chief Financial Officer

    Status of Consultant Contract for Chinatown Library Services

    Library Trust Funds

    Status of FY18 Budget Submission 

  6. New Business

    Evelyn Arana-Ortiz, Chair

  7. 2016-2017 Meeting Schedule

    Evelyn Arana-Ortiz, Chair

    Tuesday, March 7, 2017, 8:00 a.m.

    Tuesday, May 9, 2017, 8:00 a.m. (All meetings held in Commonwealth Salon, Central Library)

  8. Public Comment
  9. Adjournment

    Evelyn Arana-Ortiz, Chairman