Bethalto Public Library

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May 20, 2010

Bethalto Public Library District

Board of Trustees Meeting

May 20, 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

Absent:                  none

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

The minutes of the Board meeting of April 15, 2010 were approved as written.

Motion 1:  It was moved by E. Hauser and seconded by L. Gunderson that bills in the amount of $31,751.29 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. (See file)

The Librarian’s report. (See file)

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

COMMUNICATIONS

        Frank Miles, County Treasurer regarding 2009 tax bills.

        Lowe’s regarding their quote support program.

        Marvin Cox regarding a mural in the Library.

        Fiscal Year 2011 Intergovernmental Cooperation Agreement and Rate Tier from the Local Government Health Plan.

COMMITTEES

UNFINISHED BUSINESS    

        Maintenance jobs discussed including discussion of blue stair treads.

        Met match for Gates Grant through book sale and trivia night.

NEW BUSINESS

        Discussion of mural for Library – Board recommended NO

        Introduction of Overdrive audio and ebooks

        E-pay – up and running

        Discussion of Summer Reading Program

        Local Request discussion

        Discussion of restructuring of LCLS

The meeting was adjourned by P. Beiermann at 8:00 p.m.