Tuesday, April 7, 2009 at 4:00 P. M.



Illinois Prairie District Public Library

Roanoke Branch

123 Broad Street

Roanoke, IL 61561



Board  Meeting  Minutes:  The regular meeting of the IPDPL board pf Trustees was called to order at 4:25pm. Members present were Koehler, Peterson, Santos and Rush.  Absent were Kramer, Pugh, and Zoss.  Director Fredricksen was also in attendance.  A motion was made by Santos and seconded by Koehler to pay the bills and requisitions. All voted yes.  The minutes were accepted as presented.


A.  Benson roof:  A motion was made by Peterson and seconded by Santos to hire Armour Roofing, Inc. to insulate and recover the roof at the cost of $12,870.  This has a 12/6 warranty.  All voted yes.


B.  Roanoke roof:  Bids will need to be obtained for the roofing of the building.  Estimates have come in over $20,000 so bidding is required.


C.  Germantown Hills site:  A silt fence needs to be installed along the property to control soil erosion.  Fletcher Landscaping will do this for $740. 


D.  Germantown Hills site:  A revised draft of the plan has arrived.  A special meeting will be held in May to review this.


E.  Tax levy funds notice:  We have received the notice of our expected funds from the current levy. 


F.  Nonresident fee:  A motion was made by Peterson and seconded by Koehler to set the fee at $158 as required by the state.  All voted yes.


G.  Policy:  Tabled


H.  Salary:  Discussion


The meeting was adjourned at 5:50 pm.   The next regular meeting will be Tuesday, May 5, 2009 at 4pm at the Spring Bay Branch Library, 411 Illinois Street, East Peoria, IL 61611.


Phyllis Peterson, Secretary

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