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May 21, 2009

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Bethalto Public Library District

Board of Trustees Meeting

May 21, 2009


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

Present:     P. Beiermann, C. McMillen , P. Stemmley, L. Gunderson, R. Hellemeyer

Absent:     M. Brown, E. Hauser

Also present:     Mary Brewster, Library Director; Kevin McRae, Accountant; Jody Scott, employee; Brenda Crause, employee.


The minutes of the Board meeting of April 16, 2009 were approved as written.

Motion 1:  It was moved by L. Gunderson and seconded by P. Stemmley that bills in the amount of $28,861.29 be paid.

Ayes:     P. Beiermann, C. McMillen , P. Stemmley, L. Gunderson, R. Hellemeyer

Nayes:     none

Absent:     M. Brown, E. Hauser

REPORTS

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

The Librarian's report. (See file)

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

COMMUNICATIONS

COMMITTEES

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

Motion to enter executive session at 9:20 p.m. made by Cheryl McMillen and seconded by Loren Gunderson in order to discuss personnel issues associated with the Library's Friday operating hours.

Returned to open session at 9:40 p.m.


Motion 2:  It was moved by P. Beiermann and seconded by P. Stemmley that we change Friday hours back to a 7:00 p.m. closing, effective June 5, 2009.

Ayes:     P. Beiermann, C. McMillen , P. Stemmley, L. Gunderson, R. Hellemeyer

Nayes:     none

Absent:     M. Brown, E. Hauser


Motion 3:  It was moved by P. Beiermann and seconded by L. Gunderson to table the election of officers to the June board meeting.

Ayes:     P. Beiermann, C. McMillen , P. Stemmley, L. Gunderson, R. Hellemeyer

Nayes:     none

Absent:     M. Brown, E. Hauser


NEW BUSINESS


The meeting was adjourned by P. Beiermann at 9:47 p.m.

Location & Hours

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

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HOURS
Mon-Thu: 9am-8pm
Fri: 9am-7pm
Sat: 10am-5pm
Sun: 1pm-5pm

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