Tuesday, March 3, 2009 at 4:00P.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 4pm.  Members present were Koehler, Kramer, Peterson, Pugh, Rush, Santos and Zoss.  Director Fredricksen was also present.  A motion was made by Koehler and seconded by Santos to pay the bills and requisitions.  All voted yes.

A.  Benson roof:  Tri-County Painting and Sandblasting gave an estimate for the work that they say needs to be done.  After several questions that could not be answered from the information provided, it was suggested that we seek the advice of  Burmood  Construction.

B.  Metamora roof:  A motion was made by Kramer and seconded by Pugh to accept the estimate of repair of $14,389.  All voted yes.

C.  Collection agency:  A motion was made by Peterson and seconded by Kramer to sign up with Unique Management for a 90 day trial period. They will attempt to collect fines from patrons who owe $25 or more.

D.  Election:   The necessary paperwork has been submitted for the April 7th election.

E.  Roanoke curtains:  The vertical blinds will be purchased from Sauder Furniture.

F.  Lead in children’s books:  Library compliance to this issue of lead in products used by children will be resolved by the government by February of 2010.

G.  Germantown Hills:  The special meeting to review the building program will be Tuesday, March 31, at 4pm.

 The meeting was adjourned at 4:50pm.  The next regular meeting will be Tuesday, April 7, 2009 at 4pm at the Roanoke Branch Library, 123 Broad Street, Roanoke, IL..

Phyllis Peterson, Secretary

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