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April 19, 2007

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Bethalto Public Library District
Board of Trustees Meeting
April 19, 2007



The meeting was called to order by Pat Beiermann, President.

 

Present:                  P. Beiermann, C. McMillen, M. Brown, E. Hauser

Absent:                  N. Lawrence, P. Stemmley, L. Gunderson

Also present:        Mary Brewster, Library Director; Ruth Ann Hellemeyer.

 

The minutes of the Board meeting of March 15, 2007, were approved as presented.

 

Motion 1:  It was moved by E. Hauser and seconded by C. McMillen that bills in the amount of  $26,624.55 be paid.

                Ayes:     P. Beiermann, C. McMillen, M. Brown, E. Hauser

                Nayes:   none

                Absent:  N. Lawrence, P. Stemmley, L. Gunderson

 

REPORTS

The financial report was not presented.

The Librarian’s report. (See file)

 

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

COMMUNICATIONS

                Illinois Public Library Per Capita Grant of $19,321.51 received.

                Reminder – Statement of Economic Interests due May 1st.

COMMITTEES

UNFINISHED BUSINESS    

                Report on Brad the Computer Guy's computer changes (see Librarian’s report #3).

                Accounting Service – Discussed resumes of four people and questions that should be asked of them.

 

NEW BUSINESS

                Panic button from ADT (see Librarian’s report #6) – discussion led to decision on wireless.

                Ebsco’s magazine service (see Librarian’s report #7) – discussion led to decision to decline.

                Floor mats for entrances (see Librarian’s report #8) – purchase approved.

                Discussion of purchase of printer/copier (see Librarian’s report #9).

                Budget meeting needed in May – P. Beiermann and C. McMillen will be on committee.

                Plinkit web site project discussed (see Librarian’s report #10) – approval to go forward.

                Credit Card for Library – use small business card in Director’s name with Treasurer as a second name. Card will be cancelled if Director leaves Library.

                Discussed Computer Use Policy changes. It will be voted on next month.

 

Motion 2:  It was moved by M. Brown and seconded by E. Hauser that beginning July 1, 2007 the Bethalto Public Library will be “linking” patron records. (See sheet for complete addition to circulation policy.)

                Ayes:     P. Beiermann, C. McMillen, M. Brown, E. Hauser

                Nayes:   none

                Absent:  N. Lawrence, P. Stemmley, L. Gunderson

 

The meeting was adjourned by P. Beiermann at 8:40 p.m

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