March 18, 2010
Bethalto Public Library District
Board of Trustees Meeting
March 18, 2010
The meeting was called to order by Pat Beiermann, President.
Present: P. Beiermann, C. McMillen , M. Brown, E. Hauser, P. Stemmley, L. Gunderson, R. Hellemeyer (late)
Also present: Mary Brewster, Library Director; Kevin and Stacy McRae, Accountants.
The minutes of the Board meeting of February 18, 2010 were approved as written.
Motion 1: It was moved by E. Hauser and seconded by L. Gunderson that bills in the amount of $33,947.26 be paid.
Ayes: P. Beiermann, C. McMillen , M. Brown, E. Hauser, P. Stemmley, L. Gunderson
Absent: R. Hellemeyer
The Financial report was presented by Stacy McRae. (See file)
The Librarian’s report. (See file)
From Illinois State Library Director confirming that the Library has met requirements for Phase 1 of Gates Foundation Opportunity Online Hardware Grant Program.
Trustee Duties class April 22nd from 10-12.
Discussion of Trivia Night plans.
Discussion of possible new tax payment plans from Madison County.
Discussion of changing accounts for Library. Problems with IPTIP.
Discussion – grant – possible purchases. Report next month.
Discussion of summer reading program.
New Children’s after school programs explained.
Discussion – not wait for grant – need ramp for Little House. Contact Rotary.
Report on new Freedom of Information Act requirements. Training – take online – information and test – must be done by June. Mary and Paula will complete the requirements.
The meeting was adjourned by P. Beiermann at 8:30 p.m.