Tuesday,  August 1, 2006 at 4:00 P. M.


Illinois Prairie District Public Library

Benson Branch

420 East Front Street

Benson, Illinois 


Board Meeting Minutes


The regular meeting of the Board of Trustees was held at the Benson Branch with the following trustees present: Kramer, Koehler, Peterson, Pugh, Rush, Santos, and Zoss.  Director Fredricksen was also present.  The minutes were approved as was a motion to pay the bills and requisitions.



A.  Ordinance 06-7:  A motion was made by Pugh and seconded by Zoss to pass the annual budget and appropriation  ordinance.  All voted yes.


B.  Germantown Hills site:  The special use permit has been given by the board and the closing date for the purchase property was July  28, 2006.  A building committee will be named at a future meeting.


C.  Phyllis Strauch’s retirement:  Phyllis had notified the board that she will retire on August 19, 2006.  A dinner will be held in September in her honor.  Assistant Donna Adami has accepted this position and a new assistant will be hired.


D.  Policy Examination:  We began on page 34 with Reference Service, and stopped on page 40.


E.  Annual report:  The annual report was signed and the final circulation figures will be completed so the report is in by September 1.


F.  Additions to Illinois Funds:   Kramer made a motion and Santos seconded to fund the accounts  for Tort Liability and Building Maintenance through the Illinois Fund. All voted yes.


The meeting was adjourned at 5:05pm.  The next regular meeting will be Tuesday, September 5, 2006 at 4:00 pm at the Germantown Hill Branch Library, 101 Warrior Way, Metamora, IL 61548.

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