Tuesday, August 3, 2010 at 4:00 P.M.


Illinois Prairie District Public Library

Benson Branch Library

420 East Front Street

Benson, Illinois


1. Meeting was called to order at 4:00 PM.
Present: Kramer, Pugh, Rush and Weddle with Director Grant Fredricksen.
Absent: Peterson, Santos and Zoss
2. Minutes of the last meeting and minutes of the special meeting – 7/20/10 were approved as corrected. The computer costs mentioned in minutes of the last meeting are in two sections: 9 units will cost $17,343 and 6 units will cost $14,500. The special meeting minutes will included Zoss being present.
3. Action items:
A. Ordinances.
1. 10-6: Budget and Appropriation was approved as changed to include building rentals at Washburn to be determined later.
B. We discussed the Washburn branch agreement as Larry Roop mentioned desired changes and what he considered “hurdles.”
C. Germantown Hills site was discussed and architects Paul Kouri and James Kemper will attend the August special meeting to address questions.
D. Technology Plan was reviewed and approved with some minor changes suggested.
E. We reviewed the Board Bylaws and discussed possible minor changes. They will be reviewed again in August.
F. Jane Kramer and Stan Rush signed the Annual Report.
4. We tabled Policy Review.
5. We reviewed the Treasurer’s report and approved payment of the bills and requisitions
6. We had no comments to guide future agendas.
7. We adjourned at 5:25 PM
The next regular meeting will be Tuesday, September 7, 2010 at 4 pm at the Germantown Hills Branch Library, 101 Warrior Way, Metamora, Illinois 61548.
Respectfully submitted, Betty Pugh

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