Bethalto Public Library

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September 18, 2014

 Bethalto Public Library District

Board of Trustees Meeting

September 18, 2014

The meeting was called to order by Pat Beiermann, President.

Present:    Pat Beiermann, Loren Gunderson, Ruthann Hellemeyer, Felicia Kohlberg, Cheryl McMillen, Jason Pierce, Trish Stemmley

Absent:    none

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

The minutes of the meeting of August 21, 2014 were approved as written.

Motion 1:  It was moved by Kohlberg and seconded by Stemmley that June bills in the amount of $108,858.00 be paid.

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

                Nayes:   none

                Absent:  none

REPORTS

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

The Librarian’s report was presented by Mary Brewster. (See file)

COMMUNICATIONS

            Thank you from Lewis & Clark College for donation of computers.

            Thank you notes from Four Paws Sake and 5 A’s for food donations.

COMMITTEES

UNFINISHED BUSINESS    

            Discussion of salaries and wages for 2014-2015.

NEW BUSINESS

Motion 2:  It was moved by Gunderson and seconded by Pierce to accept Payroll Schedule with 2% raise for all part-time employees and a 5.6% raise for Assistant Director.

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

                Nayes:   none

                Absent:  none

Motion 3:  It was moved by Kohlberg and seconded by Hellemeyer to move to executive session at 8:30 p.m. to discuss personnel issues.

Motion 4:  It was moved by Beiermann and seconded by Gunderson to raise the Director’s salary by 5%.

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

                Nayes:   none

                Absent:  none

Motion 5:  It was moved by Pierce and seconded by Kohlberg to return to open session at 8:47 p.m..

The meeting was adjourned by P. Beiermann at 8:50 p.m.