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Bethalto Public Library District

Board of Trustees Meeting

May 17, 2012



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

Present:     P. Beiermann, C. McMillen (arrived at 7:07), M. Brown, E. Hauser, P. Stemmley, L. Gunderson

Absent:      R. Hellemeyer

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


The minutes of the meeting of April 19, 2012 were approved as written.


Motion 1:  It was moved by M. Brown and seconded by L. Gunderson that bills in the amount of $36,541.46 be paid.

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

                Nayes:   none

                Absent:  C. McMillen, R. Hellemeyer




  • The Financial report was presented by Kevin and Stacy McRae, Accountants. (See file)
  • The Librarian’s report. (See file)





  • Discussion – Little House roof – possible replacement due to wind damage.
  • Report – glass company quotes on caulking, weather stripping and windows.
  • Report – Allied Waste Services / Sanders Waste – discussion – changing companies.
  • Report – programs (see Librarian’s Report)
  • Report – personnel (see Librarian’s Report)
  • Discussion – recommendation of salary ranges for hourly positions.


Motion 2:  It was moved by E. Hauser and seconded by P. Stemmley to adopt the tax bill method as the method for determining non-resident library card fees for FY 2012-2013.

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

                Nayes:   none

                Absent:  R. Hellemeyer


The meeting was adjourned by P. Beiermann at 8:15 p.m.


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