Bethalto Public Library

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November 21, 2013

Bethalto Public Library District

 Board of Trustees Meeting

 November 21, 2013

The meeting was called to order by Ruthann Hellemeyer, Vice President.

Present:   L. Gunderson, R. Hellemeyer, F. Kohlberg, C. McMillen, J. Pierce, P. Stemmley

Absent:   P. Beiermann

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

The minutes of the meeting of October 17, 2013 were approved as written.

Motion 1:  It was moved by McMillen and seconded by Gunderson that bills in the amount of $43,626.08 be paid.

                Ayes:   Gunderson, Hellemeyer, Kohlberg, McMillen, Pierce, Stemmley

                Nayes:   none

                Absent:   Beiermann

REPORTS

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

The Librarian’s report. (See file)

COMMUNICATIONS

            A Thank You card from a patron for the “Crafting with Kristy” program.

COMMITTEES

UNFINISHED BUSINESS   

NEW BUSINESS

            Discussion was held on electronic cigarette use in the library. It was decided that electronic cigarettes will not be allowed in the library.

Motion 2:  It was moved by Gunderson and seconded by Stemmley that Ordinance No. 2013-9, Levy Ordinance for General Fund be approved.

                Ayes:   Gunderson, Hellemeyer, Kohlberg, McMillen, Pierce, Stemmley

                Nayes:   none

                Absent:   Beiermann

Motion 3:  It was moved by Kohlberg and seconded by Hellemeyer that Ordinance No. 2013-10, Levy Ordinance for Building & Equipment Fund be approved. 

                Ayes:   Gunderson, Hellemeyer, Kohlberg, McMillen, Pierce, Stemmley

                Nayes:   none

                Absent:   Beiermann

Motion 4:  It was moved by McMillen and seconded by Pierce that Ordinance No. 2013-11, Levy Ordinance for Liability Insurance Fund be approved. 

                Ayes:   Gunderson, Hellemeyer, Kohlberg, McMillen, Pierce, Stemmley

                Nayes:   none

                Absent:   Beiermann

Motion 5:  It was moved by Gunderson and seconded by Hellemeyer that Ordinance No. 2013-12, Levy Ordinance for Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund be approved. 

                Ayes:   Gunderson, Hellemeyer, Kohlberg, McMillen, Pierce, Stemmley

                Nayes:   none

                Absent:   Beiermann

Motion 6:  It was moved by Pierce and seconded by Kohlberg that Ordinance No. 2013-13, Levy Ordinance for Social Security Fund be approved. 

                Ayes:   Gunderson, Hellemeyer, Kohlberg, McMillen, Pierce, Stemmley

                Nayes:   none

                Absent:   Beiermann

Motion 7:  It was moved by Stemmley and seconded by Kohlberg that Ordinance No. 2013-14, Levy Ordinance for Audit Fund be approved. 

                Ayes:   Gunderson, Hellemeyer, Kohlberg, McMillen, Pierce, Stemmley

                Nayes:   none

                Absent:   Beiermann

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