Bethalto Public Library

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February 15, 2007

Bethalto Public Library District
Board of Trustees Meeting
February 15, 2007



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

Present:                P. Beiermann, C. McMillen, M. Brown, N. Lawrence, L. Gunderson

Absent:                 E. Hauser, P. Stemmley

Also present:        Mary Brewster, Library Director

* Moment of Silence for Dave Walkington, our Accountant who recently passed away.

The minutes of the Board meeting of January 18, 2007, were approved as presented.

Motion 1:  It was moved by L. Gunderson and seconded by C. McMillen that bills in the amount of  $36,990.13 be paid.

                Ayes:     P. Beiermann, C. McMillen, M. Brown, N. Lawrence, L. Gunderson

                Nayes:   none

                Absent:  E. Hauser, P. Stemmley

REPORTS

The financial report was not presented.

The Librarian’s report. (See file)

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

COMMUNICATIONS

                Lewis & Clark Library System – requesting public library representative to serve a term of 3 years starting July 1st on the board.

COMMITTEES

UNFINISHED BUSINESS    

NEW BUSINESS

                Plant will be sent to Ann Walkington in memory of Dave, our Accountant.

                Discussion of signatures on checks.

                Discussion of situation with Accountant services – procedures, concerns, post job?

                Discussion – possibly item of furniture labeled as a tribute to Dave Walkington. Tabled discussion until March.

Motion 2:  It was moved by M. Brown and seconded by L. Gunderson that two signatures be required on all checks. Included on bank account: President, Treasurer, and Library Director.

                Ayes:     P. Beiermann, C. McMillen, M. Brown, N. Lawrence, L. Gunderson

                Nayes:   none

                Absent:  E. Hauser, P. Stemmley

Motion 3:  It was moved by L. Gunderson and seconded by N. Lawrence that Mary Brewster’s name be listed on both bank accounts for the Library.

                Ayes:     P. Beiermann, C. McMillen, M. Brown, N. Lawrence, L. Gunderson

                Nayes:   none

                Absent:  E. Hauser, P. Stemmley

The meeting was adjourned by P. Beiermann at 8:07 p.m.