ILLINOIS PRAIRIE DISTRICT PUBLIC LIBRARY
BOARD OF TRUSTEES REGULAR BOARD MEETING
Tuesday, August 12, 2008 at 4:00 P. M.
Illinois Prairie District Public Library
Benson Branch Library
420 East Front Street
Benson Il 61516
Board Meeting Minutes:; The regular meeting of the IPDPL Board of Trustees was call to order at 4:05pm. Members present were Koehler, Kramer, Peterson, Rush and Zoss. Pugh and Santos were absent. Director Fredreiksen was also present. A motion was made and seconded to accept the minutes. A motion was also made and seconded to pay the bills and requisitions. All voted yes for both motions.
A. Dissolution of old working cash: A motion was made by Peterson and seconded by Kramer to dissolve the working cash fund of $602,298 into the special reserve fund. All voted yes.
B. Ordinance for Working Cash Fund: A motion was made by Zoss and seconded by Koehler to pass Ordinance 08-7 that will establish a new working cash fund; for the purpose of levying for taxes for the next four years. All voted yes.
C. Ordinance for Budget and Appropriation: A motion was made by Kramer and seconded by Peterson to pass the Budget and Appropriation ordinance 08-8 in the amount of $931,000. All voted yes.
D. Volunteer Dinner: The dinner is scheduled for November 13, 2008.
E. Community Safety net: Free books are being distributed to children at the Roanoke and Germantown Hills buildings. This books teaches children how to keep themselves safe.
F. Germantown Hills site: A workshop was held by Alliance System on how to conduct a fund raising campaign for building projects. Director Fredricksen attended. G. Policy-Video/DVD loan: A motion was made by Koehler and seconded by Zoss to change the current policy for these loans from 3 per family to 3 per card. All voted yes.
H. Wilson Select Data Base: This data base for purposes of research will be purchased for $300 and add to the website.
The meeting was adjourned at 5:00pm. The next
regular meeting will by Tuesday, September 2, 2008 at 4pm at the Germantown
Hills Branch Library, 101 Warrior Way, Germantown Hills IL. 6154
Phyllis Peterson, Secretary