Tuesday March 4, 2008 at 4:00 P. M.



Illinois Prairie District Public Library

Metamora Branch and Headquarters

208 E. Partridge Street

Metamora, Illinois


Board Meeting Minutes:  The regular meeting of the IPDPL Board of Trustees was called to order at 4 pm. with the following members present:  Kramer,  Koehler, Peterson, Pugh, Rush, Santos, and Zoss.  Director Fredricksen, Carol Wood and Erin Roberts were also present.  A motion was made and seconded to pay the bills and requisitions.  All voted yes.


A. Roanoke staff:  Carol Feucht is resigning as assistant librarian in March.  She has requested all back holiday pay.  That is being figured out and will be paid.  Advertising for the position has begun and will hopefully be fill by mid-April


B.  RSA conversion to SirsiDynix:  Things are working somewhat better with the changeover.


C. Receipt printers:  A motion was made by Koehler and seconded by Pugh to purchase 11 Printers at a cost of $375 each.  All voted yes.  These printers will be compatible with the new check out system.


D. Germantown Hills site:  The staff meeting with the building consultant has been rescheduled for May 14, 2008.


E. Salary comparison:  No report was available.


F. Policy:  Tabled.


G. Children’s Librarian:  Danita Scheirer will be starting in this position in March.  A motion was made by Peterson and seconded by Pugh to pay this position at a rate of $7.50 per hour for the first 90 days and then $10.50 per hour thru June 30, 2009.  All voted yes.


H.  Washburn assistant Librarian:  Jennifer Egli has resigned effective February 15, 2008.  Advertising has begun with a deadline of mid- March.


The meeting was adjourned at 5:35 pm.  The next regular meeting will be Tuesday, April 1, 2008 at 4 pm at the Roanoke Branch, 123 Broad Street, Roanoke, IL 61561.

                                                       Phyllis Peterson, Secretary

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