Bethalto Public Library

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May 19, 2011

Bethalto Public Library District

Board of Trustees Meeting

May 19, 2011

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.

The minutes of the Board meeting of April 21, 2011 were approved as corrected. For Motion 1 it was moved by E. Hauser and seconded by R. Hellemeyer.

Motion 1:  It was moved by M. Brown and seconded by C. McMillen that bills in the amount of $46,484.72 be paid.

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

                Nayes:   none

                Absent:  none

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

REPORTS

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

The Librarian’s report. (See file)

COMMUNICATIONS

           $1,000 check from Glen Carbon Village from I LEAD U grant – will be spent on equipment.

           Canvass Certification of the election results.

           From Illinois State Treasurer regarding Illinois Funds lowering their administration fees.

COMMITTEES

UNFINISHED BUSINESS    

           Check meters with city water department.

           Discussed replacement railings from Rea’s Machine and Welding.

           Gates Foundation – met our goal of matching funds.

NEW BUSINESS

           Discussion of swipe machine (#2).

           Discussion of cleaning service (#3).

           Appointment of Committees:

                                Personnel – Mary Brown and Cheryl McMillen

                                Finance – Elizabeth Hauser and Trish Stemmley

                                Building – Loren Gunderson, Ruthann Hellemeyer and Elizabeth Hauser

Motion 2:  It was moved by R. Hellemeyer and seconded by L. Gunderson that current officers will be retained. President – Pat Beiermann; Vice President – Cheryl McMillen; Secretary – Mary Brown; Treasurer – Elizabeth Hauser.

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

                Nayes:   none

                Absent:  none

The meeting was adjourned by P. Beiermann at 7:40 p.m.