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March 18, 2010

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Bethalto Public Library District

Board of Trustees Meeting

March 18, 2010


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



Present:                  P. Beiermann, C. McMillen , M. Brown, E. Hauser, P. Stemmley, L. Gunderson, R. Hellemeyer (late)


Absent:                  none


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



The minutes of the Board meeting of February 18, 2010 were approved as written.




Motion 1:  It was moved by E. Hauser and seconded by L. Gunderson that bills in the amount of  $33,947.26 be paid.


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

                Nayes:    none

                Absent:  R. Hellemeyer





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


The Librarian’s report. (See file)







        From Illinois State Library Director confirming that the Library has met requirements for Phase 1 of Gates Foundation Opportunity Online Hardware Grant Program.

        Trustee Duties class April 22nd from 10-12.






        Discussion of Trivia Night plans.





Discussion of possible new tax payment plans from Madison County.

Discussion of changing accounts for Library. Problems with IPTIP.

Discussion – grant – possible purchases. Report next month.

Discussion of summer reading program.

New Children’s after school programs explained.

Discussion – not wait for grant – need ramp for Little House. Contact Rotary.

Report on new Freedom of Information Act requirements. Training – take online – information and test – must be done by June. Mary and Paula will complete the requirements.



The meeting was adjourned by P. Beiermann at 8:30 p.m.



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