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Bethalto Public Library District

Board of Trustees Meeting

May 16, 2013



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

Present:   P. Beiermann, R. Hellemeyer, C. McMillen, P. Stemmley

Absent:   L. Gunderson

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


The minutes of the meeting of April 18, 2013 were approved as written.


Motion 1:  It was moved by R. Hellemeyer and seconded by P. Stemmley that bills in the amount of $28,539.45 be paid.

                Ayes:  P. Beiermann, R. Hellemeyer, C. McMillen, P. Stemmley

                Nayes:  none

                Absent:  L. Gunderson



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

The Librarian’s report. (See file)



            Official election results were received.

            Tax computation report was received [for tax year 2012].







Motion 2:  It was moved by R. Hellemeyer and seconded by C. McMillen to adopt the tax bill method as the method for determining non-resident library card fees for FY 2013-2014.

                Ayes:      P. Beiermann, R. Hellemeyer, C. McMillen, P. Stemmley

                Nayes:   none

                Absent:  L. Gunderson


Motion 3:  It was moved by P. Beiermann and seconded by R. Hellemeyer to go into Executive Session to discuss the selection of a person to fill a public office.

                    Motion passed.


            Went into Executive Session at 8:05 p.m.


            [Returned to Open Session.]


It is the request of the Board that the appointment of two trustees be on the agenda of the June meeting.


The meeting was adjourned by P. Beiermann at 8:23 p.m.


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