ILLINOIS PRAIRIE DISTRICT PUBLIC LIBRARY
BOARD OF TRUSTEES REGULAR BOARD MEETING
Tuesday, January 2, 2007 at 4:00 P. M.
Illinois Prairie District Public Library
Metamora Branch and Headquarters
208 E. Partridge Street
Board Meeting Minutes
The regular meeting of the IPDLB was called to order at 4:00pm with the following trustees present: Koehler, Kramer, Peterson, Pugh, Santos, and Rush. Director Fredricksen and Carol Wood were also present. Trustee Zoss was absent. A motion was made to accept the minutes and to pay the bills and requisitions. All voted yes.
A. Replacement of Metamora page: Becky Johnson has resigned as the page. After discussion as to the responsibilities of this position, a motion was made by Pugh and seconded by Kramer to advertise for a second sub at Metamora to fill this job opening. All voted yes.
B. Germantown Hills Site: A needs assessment draft was given out for consideration and discussion at a later date. The possibility of a public meeting run by outside consultants will be looked into based on cost and availability.
C. Election: The petition filing for the election will be Jan 29, - Feb. 5, 2007.
D. Minimum wage: Although we will not be directly affected by this, wages for the staff was again a matter of discussion, in light of the percentage increase represented by the minimum increase to take effect in July. A motion was made by Kramer to go into closed session for the purpose of discussion on wages at 5:33pm and was seconded by Peterson. On a roll call vote all voted yes. At 6:10pm a motion was made by Koehler to come out of closed session and was seconded by Kramer, On a roll call vote all voted yes. A motion was made by Santos to table further salary discussion until April. It was seconded by Kramer and all voted yes.
E. Policy Examination: Tabled
The meeting was adjourned at 6:18pm. The next regular meeting will be Tuesday, February 6, 2007 at the Metamora Branch Library, 208 E. Partridge Street, Metamora IL 61548.
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