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February 18, 2010

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Bethalto Public Library District

Board of Trustees Meeting

February 18, 2010

 

 

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

 

 

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

 

Absent:                  L. Gunderson

 

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

 

 

The minutes of the Board meeting of January 21, 2010 were approved as written.

 

 

 

Motion 1:  It was moved by R. Hellemeyer and seconded by P. Stemmley that bills in the amount of  $41,554.88 be paid.

 

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

                Nayes:    none

                Absent:  L. Gunderson

 

 

REPORTS

 

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

                   

The Librarian’s report. (See file)

 

 

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

 

COMMUNICATIONS

 

        Wire transfer document – not needed.

        Letter from Jesse White awarding the Library a Per Capita Grant of $16,125.21.

 

COMMITTEES

 

UNFINISHED BUSINESS    

               

        C. McMillen reported on American Library Association information for Trustees/Friends of the Library.

 

NEW BUSINESS

               

Discussed Library date closures for 2010.

Discussed safety deposit box.

Report on Tax Volunteer Program.

Report on computers – with the T1 line and DSL line.

Report on e-pay.

Report on restroom faucets replaced.

Discussed Library Clerk hiring.

Computer policy discussed.

Incidents/accidents on Library property discussed.

Report on Snapshot Day participation.

 

 

Motion 2:  It was moved by E. Hauser and seconded by C. McMillen that funds raised at the Used Book Sales and the Trivia Night in the amount of $3,900.00 be used for the Gates Grant matching funds.

 

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

                Nayes:    none

                Absent:  L. Gunderson

 

 

Motion 3:  It was moved by C. McMillen and seconded by E. Hauser that the revised Computer Use Policy dated February 18, 2010 be approved.

 

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

                Nayes:    none

                Absent:  L. Gunderson

 

 

 

The meeting was adjourned by P. Beiermann at 8:15 p.m.

 

 

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