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July 19, 2012

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Bethalto Public Library District

Board of Trustees Meeting

July 19, 2012



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

Present:  P. Beiermann, M. Brown, E. Hauser, L. Gunderson, R. Hellemeyer

Absent:  C. McMillen, P. Stemmley

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


The minutes of the meeting of June 21, 2012 were approved as written.


Motion 1:  It was moved by L. Gunderson and seconded by M. Brown that bills in the amount of $62,854.61 be paid.

                Ayes:   P. Beiermann, M. Brown, E. Hauser, L. Gunderson, R. Hellemeyer

                Nayes:   none

                Absent:  C. McMillen, P. Stemmley




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

The Librarian’s report. (See file)


            Suggestion Box Report – movie checkout. Discussion of current policy and use of stickers. Leave policy.




                Slayden Glass.

                Odor in building.



                Booksale raised $501.20.

                Per Capita Grant – review programming chapter.

                Summer Reading Program – final party.

                Discussion – Senator Haine representative Friday August 3rd 2pm-4pm. Public Service or Election Campaigning question

            Proposed changes to Budget Fund Line Items for FY2013 discussion and presentation.


Motion:  It was moved by P. Beiermann and seconded by E. Hauser that at 7:55 p.m. go into executive session. Motion passed.


Returned from executive session at 8:47 p.m.


The meeting was adjourned by P. Beiermann at 8:47 p.m.


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