Bethalto Public Library

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October 15, 2009

Bethalto Public Library District

Board of Trustees Meeting

October 15, 2009

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 meetings of July 16, 2009 and September 17, 2009 were approved as written.

Motion 1:  It was moved by E. Hauser and seconded by L. Gunderson that bills in the amount of  $29,339.25 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 by Kevin and Stacy McRae. (See file)

The Librarian’s report. (See file)

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

COMMUNICATIONS

Letter from Attorney Dana Eastman about audit process.

Letter from Madison County Board of Review concerning a request for reduction of assessed value.

COMMITTEES

UNFINISHED BUSINESS    

Discussion of #5 on Librarian’s report (the Library’s responsibilities under ADA law).

Beth Hauser reported on Lewis & Clark Library System meeting.

NEW BUSINESS

Librarian’s report #6 – drink machine in Library lobby. Discussion of potential problems. Board recommendation = No.

Board members suggestion – have hand sanitizer available for patrons.

Discussed Building Maintenance Plan – Known Issues and Maintenance Areas to Inspect are listed on the plan.

The meeting was adjourned by P. Beiermann at 7:30 p.m.