Bethalto Public Library

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March 21, 2013

Bethalto Public Library District

Board of Trustees Meeting

March 21, 2013

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

Absent:   none

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

The minutes of the meeting of January 17, 2013 were approved as written.

Motion 1:  It was moved by L. Gunderson and seconded by C. McMillen that bills in the amount of $29,269.51 for January 2013 be paid.

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

                Nayes:   none

                Absent:   none

Motion 2:  It was moved by C. McMillen and seconded by R. Hellemeyer that bills in the amount of $43,258.35 for February 2013 be paid.

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

                Nayes:   none

                Absent:   none

REPORTS

The Financial report was presented by Stacy McRae, Accountant. (See file)

The Librarian’s report. (See file)

COMMUNICATIONS

            Received final settlement for 2011 real estate taxes and 2012 mobile home taxes.

            Treasurer’s bond application from Augustine Insurance.

COMMITTEES

UNFINISHED BUSINESS    

            Report on Polaris transition.

NEW BUSINESS

           Discussion – bonds (Treasurer’s). Questions – insurance or bonds?

           Moved collections – blu-ray and dvd movies.

           Closed minutes from previous board meetings need to be examined to determine if they can be opened.

           Discussion – painting exterior windows and doors. Davco estimate of approximately $2,500. Will get another estimate.              

The meeting was adjourned by P. Beiermann at 7:45 p.m.