ILLINOIS PRAIRIE DISTRICT PUBLIC LIBRARY
BOARD OF TRUSTEES REGULAR BOARD
Tuesday, July 1, 2008
Illinois Prairie District Public Library
Metamora Branch and Headquarters
208 E. Partridge Street
Board meeting minutes: The regular meeting of the IPDPL Board of Trustees was call to order at 4pm. A public hearing on the budget was in order. The budget was reviewed. Board members present were: Koehler, Kramer, Peterson, Pugh, Santos, Rush and Zoss. Director Fredricksen was also present. A motion was made and seconded to pay the bills and requisitions. All voted yes.
A. Benson staff: Brenda Scarbeary has been hired as the assistant librarian at Benson.
B. Germantown Hills site: The meeting with the consultant was held and he will now write the plan and submit it for review.
C. Volunteer dinner: The dinner will be Nov. 13, 2008. The program will be a musical presentation by the Roberds.
D. OCLC contract. The contract will cost $6,443. A motion was made by Pugh and seconded by Zoss to renew. All voted yes.
E. Update on Open Meetings, etc, Act: An updated version has been received .
F. Ordinances: The following yearly ordinances were passed with all voting yes:
08-1 Regular Board Meeting Dates-motion Santos, second Kramer
08-2 Prevailing Wage-motion Zoss, second Peterson
08-3 Banking-motion Santos, second Kramer
08-4 Special Reserve Fund-motion Pugh, second Zoss
08-5 Purpose of Special Reserve Fund-motion Kramer, second Pugh
08-6 Maintenance-motion Santos, second Zoss
G. ILA Conference: A motion was made by Kramer and seconded by Pugh to have the director attend this conference to be held in Chicago this October. All voted yes.
H..Policy: A motion was made by Santos and seconded by Zoss to extend the policy of charging a $5.00 processing fee for any lost library materials, not just books. All voted yes. Regular policy review was tabled.
The meeting was adjourned at 4:55pm. The next regular meeting will be Tuesday, August 5, 2008 at 4pm at the Metamora Branch Library, 208 E. Partridge Street, Metamora, IL 6-548.
Phyllis Peterson Secretary