Bethalto Public Library

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November 19, 2015

Bethalto Public Library District

Board of Trustees Meeting

November 19, 2015

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


Present:                  Pat Beiermann, Felicia Kohlberg, Jason Pierce, Susan Yeager

Absent:                  Loren Gunderson, Ruthann Hellemeyer, Trish Stemmley

Also present:         Mary Brewster, Library Director; Andrew Carruthers, Attorney with HeplerBroom LLC


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




            Attorney Andrew Carruthers of HeplerBroom LLC spoke to the Trustees regarding the prevailing wage issue. The Trustees agreed he should contact Innovate Group Inc. and the Illinois Department of Labor on behalf of the Library to self-report and work towards a resolution of any amount owed.


In Memory of Kevin McRae, fifty dollars will be taken from the Board Expense line of the General Fund to purchase books for the Library.


Motion 1:  It was moved by Kohlberg and seconded by Yeager to adopt Ordinance 2015-5, Levying and Assessing Property Tax for Bethalto Public Library District for the Fiscal Year beginning the 1st day of July, 2015, and ending the 30th day of June, 2016.

        Ayes:      Beiermann, Kohlberg, Pierce, Yeager

        Nayes:   none

                Absent:  Gunderson, Hellemeyer, Stemmley

The meeting was adjourned by Pat Beiermann at 8:30 pm.