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Bethalto Public Library District

Board of Trustees Meeting

November 18, 2010

 

The meeting was called to order by Beth Hauser, Treasurer.

Present:                  M. Brown, E. Hauser, P. Stemmley, L. Gunderson, R. Hellemeyer

Absent:                  P. Beiermann, C. McMillen

Also present:         Mary Brewster, Library Director; Kevin McRae, Accountant.

 

The minutes of the Board meeting of October 21, 2010 were approved as written.

 

Motion 1:  It was moved by R. Hellemeyer and seconded by P. Stemmley that bills in the amount of $36,698.29 be paid.

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

                Nayes:   none

                Absent:  P. Beiermann, C. McMillen

 

REPORTS

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

     Discussed paying down loan. Kevin will talk to Martha Smith at First of Bethalto.     

The Librarian’s report. (See file)

 

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

COMMUNICATIONS

Info from Madison County Board of Review on 3 taxpayers requesting reduction in assessed value.

 

COMMITTEES

UNFINISHED BUSINESS    

Discussed items that Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance Company asked to be corrected. Talk with Kathy Clark about outdoor solid railing covers.

 

NEW BUSINESS

            Reviewed monthly statistics report.

            Discussed Trivia Night.

            Christmas Party 1:30-4:30 at Library on day of Victorian Walk, December 12th.

            Discussion of Food for Fines.

            Discussion of purchase of a bench to install at the back of the library.

            Discussion of electric energy supply quotes = fixed rates, potential money saver.

           

Mary Brown left meeting at 7:45 p.m.

 

Motion 2:  It was moved by L. Gunderson and seconded by E. Hauser to sign a contract with Ameren Energy Marketing.

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

            Nayes:       none

            Absent:      P. Beiermann, C. McMillen

 

Motion 3:  It was moved by L. Gunderson and seconded by P. Stemmley to adopt the Display, Exhibit, and Meeting Room Policy.

            Ayes:          E. Hauser, P. Stemmley, L. Gunderson, R. Hellemeyer

            Nayes:       none

            Absent:      P. Beiermann, C. McMillen, M. Brown

 

Motion 4:  It was moved by E. Hauser and seconded by L. Gunderson to adopt Levy Ordinance 2010-9, General Fund.

            Ayes:          E. Hauser, P. Stemmley, L. Gunderson, R. Hellemeyer

            Nayes:       none

            Absent:      P. Beiermann, C. McMillen, M. Brown

 

Motion 5:  It was moved by P. Stemmley and seconded by E. Hauser to adopt Levy Ordinance 2010-10, Building and Equipment Fund.

            Ayes:          E. Hauser, P. Stemmley, L. Gunderson, R. Hellemeyer

            Nayes:       none

            Absent:      P. Beiermann, C. McMillen, M. Brown

 

Motion 6:  It was moved by L. Gunderson and seconded by P. Stemmley to adopt Levy Ordinance 2010-11, Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund.

            Ayes:          E. Hauser, P. Stemmley, L. Gunderson, R. Hellemeyer

            Nayes:       none

            Absent:      P. Beiermann, C. McMillen, M. Brown

 

Motion 7:  It was moved by E. Hauser and seconded by P. Stemmley to adopt Levy Ordinance 2010-12, Audit Fund.

            Ayes:          E. Hauser, P. Stemmley, L. Gunderson, R. Hellemeyer

            Nayes:       none

            Absent:      P. Beiermann, C. McMillen, M. Brown

 

Motion 8:  It was moved by L. Gunderson and seconded by E. Hauser to adopt Levy Ordinance 2010-13, Liability Insurance Fund.

            Ayes:          E. Hauser, P. Stemmley, L. Gunderson, R. Hellemeyer

            Nayes:       none

            Absent:      P. Beiermann, C. McMillen, M. Brown

 

Motion 9:  It was moved by P. Stemmley and seconded by L. Gunderson to adopt Levy Ordinance 2010-14, Social Security Fund.

            Ayes:          E. Hauser, P. Stemmley, L. Gunderson, R. Hellemeyer

            Nayes:       none

            Absent:      P. Beiermann, C. McMillen, M. Brown

 

Motion 10:  It was moved by L. Gunderson and seconded by E. Hauser to give Christmas bonuses.

            Ayes:          E. Hauser, P. Stemmley, L. Gunderson, R. Hellemeyer

            Nayes:       none

            Absent:      P. Beiermann, C. McMillen, M. Brown

 


The meeting was adjourned by Beth Hauser at 8:10 p.m.
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