ILLINOIS PRAIRIE DISTRICT PUBLIC LIBRARY
BOARD OF TRUSTEES REGULAR BOARD MEETING
Tuesday, January 6, 2009 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 IPDPL Board to Trustees was called to order at 4:03pm. Members present were Koehler, Kramer, Peterson, Pugh, Rush, and Santos. Director Fredricksen was also present. Trustee Zoss was absent. A motion was made by Santos and seconded by Kramer to pay the bills and requisitions. All voted yes.
A. Statement of Economic Interest: All trustees present filled out the annual statements to be filed with the county clerk.
B. Germantown Hills site: The valuation of the property has increased.
C. Washburn Position: Debra Pasdik has been hired as the assistant librarian.
D. Election: Nothing new.
E. Policy: Sick leave for assistant librarians will be the same as librarians, and will be approved at a later date when snow day policy is ready for approval.
F. Benson and Metamora roof: A repair system will be investigated for Benson and Kreiling will be notified of the leak at Metamora for an inspection.
G. Roanoke curtains: A motion was made by Santos and seconded by Pugh to replace the curtains at Roanoke with a dollar amount of up to $2000. Hartter’s have given an estimate. Trustee Peterson will work with the librarians on the selection of color and fabric. All voted yes.
H. Library closed Dec. 19, 2008: Snow day.
I. IMRF employer rate increase: Employers’ contribution rates will increase due to declines in interest rates that has left IMRF as not fully funded.
J. Outside book drop at Metamora: A patron request for this service was discussed and determined to be not feasible.
The meeting was adjourned at 5:12pm. The next regular meeting will be Tuesday, February 3, 2009 at 4pm at the Metamora Branch Library, 208 E, Partridge Street, IL 61548.
Phyllis Peterson, Secretary