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May 20, 2010

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Bethalto Public Library District

Board of Trustees Meeting

May 20, 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


Absent:                  none


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



The minutes of the Board meeting of April 15, 2010 were approved as written.



Motion 1:  It was moved by E. Hauser and seconded by L. Gunderson that bills in the amount of $31,751.29 be paid.


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

                Nayes:    none

                Absent:  none





The Financial report was presented. (See file)


The Librarian’s report. (See file)






        Frank Miles, County Treasurer regarding 2009 tax bills.

        Lowe’s regarding their quote support program.

        Marvin Cox regarding a mural in the Library.

        Fiscal Year 2011 Intergovernmental Cooperation Agreement and Rate Tier from the Local Government Health Plan.






        Maintenance jobs discussed including discussion of blue stair treads.

        Met match for Gates Grant through book sale and trivia night.




        Discussion of mural for Library – Board recommended NO

        Introduction of Overdrive audio and ebooks

        E-pay – up and running

        Discussion of Summer Reading Program

        Local Request discussion

        Discussion of restructuring of LCLS



The meeting was adjourned by P. Beiermann at 8:00 p.m.

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