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May 17, 2007

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Bethalto Public Library District
Board of Trustees Meeting
May 17, 2007

 

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


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

Absent:                 none

Also present:        Mary Brewster, Library Director

 

The minutes of the Board meeting of April 19, 2007, were approved as presented.

 

Motion 1:  It was moved by M. Brown and seconded by E. Hauser that bills in the amount of  $25,305.12 be paid.

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

                Nayes:    none

                Absent:   none


REPORTS

The financial report was not presented.

The Librarian’s report. (See file)


PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

COMMUNICATIONS

               Mark Von Nida, Madison County Clerk sent the canvas and abstract of votes for the Library District.

               Lewis & Clark Library System regarding free pollution prevention and energy efficiency assessment by Illinois EPA.

 

COMMITTEES

UNFINISHED BUSINESS    

               Accounting Services report – committees recommendation is Kevin and Stacy McRae.

 

NEW BUSINESS

               Discussed dress policy for staff members.

               Grant for Little House will be accepted - $30,000. Discussed projected plans.

               Fire alarm discussion – include in budget for next year to monitor this system.



Motion 2:  It was moved by L. Gunderson and seconded by P. Stemmley that KDMAC Tax Preparation and Accounting Service will handle the accounting functions for the Bethalto Public Library District.

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

                Nayes:    none

                Absent:   none

 

Motion 3:  It was moved by P. Beiermann and seconded by L. Gunderson that the Library accept the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity Grant for the Little House for the amount of $30,000.

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

                Nayes:    none

                Absent:   none

 

Motion 4:  It was moved by E. Hauser and seconded by C. McMillen that the Library adopt the Computer Use Policy dated April 19, 2007 with changes listed (see attached sheet).

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

                Nayes:    none

                Absent:   none

 

The meeting was adjourned by P. Beiermann at 8:20 p.m.

Location & Hours

LOCATION
321 S. Prairie St.
Bethalto, IL 62010
618-377-8141

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HOURS
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Fri: 9am-7pm
Sat: 10am-5pm
Sun: 1pm-5pm

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