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June 19, 2008

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Bethalto Public Library District

Board of Trustees Meeting

June 19, 2008

The meeting was called to order by Cheryl McMillen, Vice President.

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

Absent:                  P. Beiermann, L. Gunderson, R. Hellemeyer

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

The minutes of the Board meeting of May 15, 2008, were approved as written.

Motion 1:  It was moved by M. Brown and seconded by E. Hauser that bills in the amount of  $33,217.95 be paid.

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

                Nayes:    none

                Absent:  P. Beiermann, L. Gunderson, R. Hellemeyer

REPORTS

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

The Librarian’s report. (See file)

                Discussion of:      Shattered windows (see Librarian’s report #4)

                                                Summer Reading Program (see Librarian’s report #3)

                                                Fax fee – change to $1.00 per page, includes tax (see Librarian’s report #7)

                                                DVD procedures – purchasing locking cases (see Librarian’s report #8)

Computer expenses/future plans – will proceed with plans (see Librarian’s report #9-10)

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

COMMUNICATIONS

COMMITTEES

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

Motion 2:  It was moved by E. Hauser and seconded by P. Stemmley to sign up for the Illinois Funds E-Pay electronic payment services program, effective May 15, 2008.

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

                Nayes:    none

                Absent:  P. Beiermann, L. Gunderson, R. Hellemeyer

NEW BUSINESS

Budget Committee will meet on Monday, July 14th at 4:30 p.m. at the Library.

Motion 3:  It was moved by M. Brown and seconded by P. Stemmley to adopt the tax bill method as the method for determining non-resident library card fees for FY 2008-2009.

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

                Nayes:    none

                Absent:  P. Beiermann, L. Gunderson, R. Hellemeyer

Motion 4:  It was moved by E. Hauser and seconded by C. McMillen to adopt the new salary schedule effective July 1, 2008.

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

                Nayes:    none

                Absent:  P. Beiermann, L. Gunderson, R. Hellemeyer

Motion 5:  It was moved by P. Stemmley and seconded by E. Hauser to sign the agreement for GateNet Participating Member Fees (for July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009).

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

                Nayes:    none

                Absent:  P. Beiermann, L. Gunderson, R. Hellemeyer

Motion 6:  It was moved by M. Brown and seconded by C. McMillen to adopt Ordinance 2008-1. The Bethalto Public Library District Board of Trustees will meet at 7:00 p.m. on the third Thursdays in the Little House on Prairie.

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

                Nayes:    none

                Absent:  P. Beiermann, L. Gunderson, R. Hellemeyer

The meeting was adjourned by C. McMillen at 7:45 p.m.

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321 S. Prairie St.
Bethalto, IL 62010
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