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January 21, 2010

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Bethalto Public Library District

Board of Trustees Meeting

January 21, 2010

 

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

 

 

Present:                  P. Beiermann, C. McMillen , M. Brown, P. Stemmley, L. Gunderson, R. Hellemeyer

 

Absent:                  E. Hauser

 

Also present:        Mary Brewster, Library Director; Kevin McRae, Accountant; Joe Schoppet, Auditor.

 

 

The minutes of the Board meeting of December 17, 2009 were approved as written.

 

 

 

Motion 1:  It was moved by L. Gunderson and seconded by R. Hellemeyer that bills in the amount of  $40,312.11 be paid.

 

                Ayes:     P. Beiermann, C. McMillen , M. Brown, P. Stemmley, L. Gunderson, R. Hellemeyer

                Nayes:    none

                Absent:  E. Hauser

 

 

REPORTS

 

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

                   

The Librarian’s report. (See file)

 

 

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

 

        Presentation of Fiscal Year 2008/2009 Audit by Joe Schoppet with Scheffel & Co.

 

COMMUNICATIONS

 

        From Lewis & Clark Library System – about services.

        Introduction letter from Frank Miles, County Treasurer.

        Form from US Bank – information about wire transfers. Kevin will review.

        Information packet from Association of Library Trustees, Advocates, Friends and Foundations (ALTAFF). Cheryl will study.

 

COMMITTEES

 

UNFINISHED BUSINESS    

               

        Report on Directors remaining vacation and sick leave hours.

 

NEW BUSINESS

               

Fire Safety installed two fire extinguishers at the Little House.

Discussion of Jody Scott’s resignation and possibility of hiring 2 clerks to replace her. Discussion of moving other employees in hours and jobs.

Safety Deposit Box at Bank of Edwardsville. Mary, Pat, and Loren will be named for access.

Furnace will be replaced by Gene’s Appliance Heating and Cooling.

Brad the Computer Guy installed the AT&T equipment on our fax line to access DSL service.

 

 

The meeting was adjourned by P. Beiermann at 8:25 p.m.

 

 

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