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August 21, 2008

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Bethalto Public Library District

Board of Trustees Meeting

August 21, 2008

 

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

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

Absent:                  R. Hellemeyer

Also present:        Mary Brewster, Library Director; Stacy and Kevin McRae, Accountants.

The minutes of the Board meeting of July 17, 2008, were approved as written.

Motion 1:  It was moved by L. Gunderson and seconded by C. McMillen that bills in the amount of  $31,275.14 be paid.

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

                Nayes:    none

                Absent:  R. Hellemeyer

REPORTS

The Financial report was presented by Stacy and Kevin McRae. (See file)

The Librarian’s report. (See file)

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

COMMUNICATIONS

COMMITTEES

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

NEW BUSINESS

                Discussion of adding motion sensors to dark areas inside the Library due to the break-in.

Motion 2:  It was moved by E. Hauser and seconded by C. McMillen to adopt Ordinance 2008-3, Appropriation Ordinance – Audit Fund.

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

                Nayes:    none

                Absent:  R. Hellemeyer

Motion 3:  It was moved by L. Gunderson and seconded by P. Stemmley to adopt Ordinance 2008-4, Appropriation Ordinance – Liability Insurance Fund.

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

                Nayes:    none

                Absent:  R. Hellemeyer

Motion 4:  It was moved by E. Hauser and seconded by P. Stemmley to adopt Ordinance 2008-5, Appropriation Ordinance – Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund.

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

                Nayes:    none

                Absent:  R. Hellemeyer

Motion 5:  It was moved by L. Gunderson and seconded by C. McMillen to adopt Ordinance 2008-6, Appropriation Ordinance – Social Security Fund.

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

                Nayes:    none

                Absent:  R. Hellemeyer

Motion 6:  It was moved by P. Stemmley and seconded by C. McMillen to adopt Ordinance 2008-7, Appropriation Ordinance – Building & Equipment Fund.

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

                Nayes:    none

                Absent:  R. Hellemeyer

Motion 7:  It was moved by C. McMillen and seconded by E. Hauser to adopt Ordinance 2008-8, Appropriation Ordinance – General Fund.

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

                Nayes:    none

                Absent:  R. Hellemeyer

 

The meeting was adjourned by P. Beiermann at 8:05 p.m.



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