Bethalto Public Library

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August 30, 2007

Bethalto Public Library District
Board of Trustees Meeting

August 30, 2007


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

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

Absent:             C. McMillen

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

The minutes of the Board meeting of July 19, 2007, were approved as corrected.

Correction = for Motion 4 the following wording was added “effective June 30, 2007.”

Motion 1:  It was moved by M. Brown and seconded by L. Gunderson that bills in the amount of  $27,080.52 be paid.

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

                Nayes:    none

                Absent:  C. McMillen

REPORTS

The financial report was presented by Stacy and Kevin McRae, Accountants. (See File)

The Librarian’s report. (See file)

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

COMMUNICATIONS

From First National Bank regarding accounts with two signature checks.

COMMITTEES

UNFINISHED BUSINESS    

Discussion of out-of-system interlibrary loan procedure (see Librarian’s report).

NEW BUSINESS

Loren Gunderson reported on the replacement of the light fixture at the Little House. Discussed other items of repair in the Library.

Motion 2:  It was moved by E. Hauser and seconded by L. Gunderson to adopt Appropriation Ordinance 2007-4, Audit Fund.

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

                Nayes:    none

                Absent:  C. McMillen

Motion 3:  It was moved by L. Gunderson and seconded by P. Stemmley to adopt Appropriation Ordinance 2007-5, Building & Equipment Fund.

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

                Nayes:    none

                Absent:  C. McMillen

Motion 4:  It was moved by E. Hauser and seconded by M. Brown to adopt Appropriation Ordinance 2007-6, General Fund.

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

                Nayes:    none

                Absent:  C. McMillen

Motion 5:  It was moved by P. Stemmley and seconded by R. Hellemeyer to adopt Appropriation Ordinance 2007-7, Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund.

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

                Nayes:    none

                Absent:  C. McMillen

Motion 6:  It was moved by L. Gunderson and seconded by R. Hellemeyer to adopt Appropriation Ordinance 2007-8, Liability Insurance Fund.

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

                Nayes:    none

                Absent:  C. McMillen

Motion 7:  It was moved by P. Stemmley and seconded by E. Hauser to adopt Appropriation Ordinance 2007-9, Social Security Fund.

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

                Nayes:    none

                Absent:  C. McMillen

The meeting was adjourned by P. Beiermann at 7:40 p.m.