Tuesday, May 6, 2008 at 4:00P.M.


 Illinois Prairie District Public Library

 Spring Bay Branch

 411 Illinois Street

 East Peoria, IL 61611


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, Peterson, Pugh, Rush, and Santos.  Koehler and Zoss were absent.  Director Fredricksen was also present.  A motion was made and seconded to pay the bills and requisitions.  All voted yes.


A.  Roanoke Branch staff:  As of May 1, Connie Hodel will move from the Librarian position at Benson to the Assistant Librarian at Roanoke.


B.  Benson Branch staff:  A replacement for Dawn Smith as Assistant is needed as she will now be the Librarian.


C.  Washburn Branch staff: At least one candidate will be interviewed for the Assistant position.


D.  Germantown Hills site:  June 11 is still the expected date for the meeting of the branch staffs and Fred Schlipf.


E.  Non-resident fee:  A motion was made by Pugh and seconded by Kramer to set the fee at the state rate of $139 a year.  All voted yes.


F.  Policy:  Tabled.


G.  Volunteer dinner:  Nov. 6, or 13, are the suggested dates .  Program availability

 will determine which day is best.


H.  Notice of budget hearing:  A notice will be published for the public hearing to be held at the July meeting.


I.  Schedule of meetings for FY 08-09:  The meetings will be held on the first Tuesday of every month with the same rotation of meeting places as in prior years.


J.  The board packet contained a report on the PLA Conference in Minneapolis.


The meeting was adjourned at 4:40pm.   The next regular meeting will be Tuesday, June 3, 2008 at 4pm at the Washburn Branch Library, 102 W. Magnolia, Washburn, IL 61570.


Phyllis Peterson, Secretary

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