Bethalto Public Library

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December 18, 2014

Bethalto Public Library District

Board of Trustees Meeting

December 18, 2014

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

Present:   Pat Beiermann, Loren Gunderson, Felicia Kohlberg, Cheryl McMillen, Jason Pierce,

Absent:   Ruthann Hellemeyer, Trish Stemmley

Also present:   Mary Brewster, Library Director; Kevin and Stacy McRae, Bookkeepers; Josh Andres, CPA with Scheffel Boyle.

The minutes of the meeting of November 20, 2014 were approved as written.

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

                Presentation by Josh Andres with Scheffel Boyle on audit.

Motion 1:  It was moved by Gunderson and seconded by McMillen that bills in the amount of $33,571.79 be paid.

                Ayes:     Beiermann, Gunderson, Kohlberg, McMillen, Pierce

                Nayes:   none

                Absent:  Hellemeyer, Stemmley

REPORTS

The Financial report was presented by Stacy McRae, Bookkeeper. (See File)

The Librarian’s report was presented by Mary Brewster. (See file)

COMMUNICATIONS

COMMITTEES

UNFINISHED BUSINESS    

            Discussion on renovation project.

NEW BUSINESS

            Discussion of owner’s representative.                 

Motion 2:  It was moved by Pierce and seconded by Kohlberg to put the interest earned from accounts in the General Fund up to $25.00.

                Ayes:     Beiermann, Gunderson, Kohlberg, McMillen, Pierce

                Nayes:   none

                Absent:  Hellemeyer, Stemmley

Motion 3:  It was moved by Pierce and seconded by Beiermann to engage Bruce Edwards of iNNOVATE Group Inc. as our Service Contract Administrator for one year at the rate of $100 per month.

                Ayes:     Beiermann, Gunderson, Kohlberg, McMillen, Pierce

                Nayes:   none

                Absent:  Hellemeyer, Stemmley

Motion 4:  It was moved by Gunderson and seconded by Kohlberg to engage Bruce Edwards of iNNOVATE Group Inc. for Construction Management Services for possible Library renovations.

                Ayes:     Beiermann, Gunderson, Kohlberg, McMillen, Pierce

                Nayes:   none

                Absent:  Hellemeyer, Stemmley

The meeting was adjourned by Pat Beiermann at 8:15 p.m.