Tuesday, July 3, 2007 at 4:00P.M.


Illinois Prairie District Public Library

Metamora Branch and Headquarters

208 E. Partridge Street

Metamora, Illinois


Board Minutes: 


The regular meeting of the Board of Trustees was called to order at 4 pm.  The following trustees were present:  Kramer, Pugh, Peterson, Rush, Santos, and Zoss.  Director Fredricksen was also present.  Trustee Koehler was absent.  A motion was made and seconded to pay the bills and requisitions.  All voted yes.

A.  Public Hearing on tentative Budget:  No one from the public was in attendance.


B.  Budget for the new fiscal year:  Santos made a motion and it was seconded by Peterson to approve the tentative budget as presented.  All voted yes.


C.  Germantown Hills site:  No one from the public was present at the informational town meeting.  Fred Schliff will be contacted to look at our current needs assessment. 


D.  Benson branch conversion:  The Benson was brought online with  RSA on July 2, 2007


E.  Disaster Plan Recovery Team:  The Per Capita Grant requires a redone plan.  Stan Rush will be the board member on this team.


F.  The following ordinances were presented and were passed.

       07-3 Maintenance Tax

       07-4 Banking

       07-5 Special Reserve Fund

       07-6 Special Reserve Fund Plan

       07-7 Appropriation


G.  ILA Conference:  Kramer made a motion and Santos seconded it to send Grant to this conference in Springfield from October 9-12.


H.  Policy Examination:  Tabled


The board was made aware that the parking lots in Roanoke and Spring Bay may be in need of seal coat.  This will be on the agenda in August.

The meeting was adjourned at 5pm.  The next regular meeting will be Tuesday, August 7, 2007 at 4pm at the Benson Branch, 420 East Front Street, Benson, IL 61516.


Phyllis Peterson. Secretary

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