Tuesday November 6, 2007  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 Board of Trustees was called to order at 4pm.  The following trustees were present:  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 Branch:  A motion was made by Peterson to hire Dawn Smith as the Assistant Branch Librarian and was seconded by Pugh.  All voted yes.  She will begin on Nov. 5.  A water heater will be installed in Benson.  The board was informed that there was a break-in at the branch with $5.00 taken.  The police are handling the matter.


B.  Metamora Branch.  The board was informed that the carpet will be cleaned.


C.  Children’s Librarian.  The board was told that at this time no one has been hired for this position.


D.  Germantown Hills  site.  The building consultant will meet with the Metamora and Germantown Hills staff on November 28, 2007 to hear what we think should be included in a new building. 


E.  Staff Christmas gifts.  A motion was made by Pugh and seconded by Kramer to set the gift amounts as follows:  Director:  $200;  H. Q. Staff:  $!00;  Head Lib.  $75; and Assistant  Lib. $ 50.  All voted yes. 


F.  Policy.  Tabled.


The meeting was adjourned at 5:15 pm.  The next regular meeting will be Tuesday December 4, 2007 at 4pm at the Metamora Branch, 208 E. Partridge Street, Metamora IL 61548.


Phyllis Peterson, Secretary 

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