Regular Board Meeting

Tuesday, January 5, 2010

Illinois Prairie District Public Library

Metamora Branch and Headquarters

208 E. Partridge Street

Metamora, Illinois



 Board Meeting Minutes:  The regular meeting of the Board of Trustees was called to order at 4pm.  The members present were Kramer, Peterson, Santos, Simon and Rush.  Absent were Pugh and Zoss.  Director Fredricksen was also present.  The minutes were approved as was a motion by Santos and second by Peterson to pay the bills and requisitions. All voted yes.


A.  Holiday list for 2010:  No changes were made.  A patron survey will be done to determine their wishes for being open on the Friday after Thanksgiving.


B.  Germantown Hills site:  Possible visits of other facilities and slide show presentations were suggested.


C.  FOIA-new law:  Director Fredricksen will sever as the officer that is now required by this new part of the law.  The motion was made by Santos and seconded by Simon.  All voted yes.


D.  Statement of Economic Interest forms:  All trustees present filled one out so they can be filed with the county.


E.  Electronic payments:  A motion was made by Santos and seconded by Kramer to adopt this wording to pertain to electronic payments:  For vendors and /or governmental agencies that are paid electronically, the payments are made prior to the board meeting and approved along with the paper invoices/claims at the board meeting.


The meeting was adjourned at 5:10pm.  The next regular meeting will be Tuesday, February 2, 2010 at 4pm at the Metamora Branch Library, 208 East Partridge Street, Metamora IL 61548.


Phyllis Peterson


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