Bethalto Public Library

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June 17, 2010

Bethalto Public Library District

Board of Trustees Meeting

June 17, 2010

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

Present:                  P. Beiermann, C. McMillen , M. Brown, E. Hauser, L. Gunderson, R. Hellemeyer (arrived late)

Absent:                  P. Stemmley

Also present:        Mary Brewster, Library Director.

The minutes of the Board meeting of May 20, 2010 were approved as written.

Motion 1:  It was moved by C. McMillen and seconded by E. Hauser that bills in the amount of $31,385.46 be paid.

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

                Nayes:    none

                Absent:  P. Stemmley, R. Hellemeyer

REPORTS

The Financial report was presented. (See file)

The Librarian’s report. (See file)

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

COMMUNICATIONS

COMMITTEES

UNFINISHED BUSINESS    

        Discussion of flooring – blue stair treads and the floor behind circulation desk.

NEW BUSINESS

        Air conditioner – bad compressor on one unit. Replace ($3,410) or repair ($1,875)? Board recommends replacement.

        Discussion – Lewis & Clark Library System changes in number of locations of systems and possible mergers.

        Discussion – Ramp and plans (2 choices). Board recommends option 1.

Motion 2:  It was moved by P. Beiermann and seconded by L. Gunderson to adopt a new Salary Schedule effective July 1, 2010 where all categories base salaries increase by 25¢.

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

                Nayes:    none

                Absent:  P. Stemmley

Motion 3:  It was moved by M. Brown and seconded by E. Hauser to adopt the tax bill method as the method for determining non-resident library card fees for FY 2010-2011.

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

                Nayes:    none

                Absent:  P. Stemmley

Motion 4:  It was moved by R. Hellemeyer and seconded by M. Brown to adopt Ordinance 2010-1 setting forth the time and place of the regular meeting of the Bethalto Public Library District Board of Trustees.

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

                Nayes:    none

                Absent:  P. Stemmley

The meeting was adjourned by P. Beiermann at 8:10 p.m.