Regular Board Meeting 

Tuesday, September  7, 2010

Illinois Prairie District Public Library


Germantown Hills Branch Library

101 Warrior Way

Germantown Hills, Illinois


Meeting was called to order at 4pm with the following members present: Pugh, Peterson, Santos, Weddle, Rush and Zoss .Director Fredricksen was also present.  Kramer was absent. Minutes from the past meetings were approved. A motion was made by Santos and seconded by Pugh to pay the bills and requisitions. All voted yes.


Action items:

A.  Levy Ordinance:  A motion was made by Pugh and seconded by Santos to pass the levy ordinance 10-7 for $1,095,220..  All voted yes.


B.  Washburn Branch:  A motion was made by Santos and seconded by Zoss that the board pay to have a wall constructed where the current door is between the library and the museum.  All voted yes


C.  Germantown Hills:  Paul Kouri and James Kemper of PSA Dewberry presented a pre-referendum proposal and a letter of explanation. 


D;.  Technology plan:  Pugh made a motion to accept the updates as of Aug . and Weddle seconded.  All voted yes.


E.  Board By-laws:  Peterson made a motion and Pugh seconded to update these as to the state board regulations.  All voted yes.


F.  Annual Report:  The report was included in the board packet.


G.  Volunteer Dinner:  Several new dated were suggested in hopes of having one work for the entertainment.


H.  OCLC contract:  The new contract will cost $ 6765.  Pugh made a motion to sign the contract and Zoss seconded.  All voted yes.


I.  Standards for Illinois Libraries 200, Chapter 1:  Except for Core15 we are in compliance.


J.  Audit:  The completed for mat was reviewed. 


K.  Health Insurance:  BC/BS has shown a 21% increase for insurance for the coming year.  Pugh made a motion and Santos seconded to accept the new contract.  All voted yes.


L.  Summer Reading program parties:  Peterson made a motion and Pugh seconded to re-hire Mike Anderson for the 2011 season.  All voted yes.


A special meeting will be held at the Metamora Headquarters for the sole purpose of the Building project.  The meeting will be Sept, 21, 2010 at 4pm.

The next regular meeting will be Tuesday, October 5, 2010 at the Metamora Branch and Headquarters Library, 208 E. Partridge Street, Metamora, Illinois 61548.


Phyllis Peterson: Secretary





A addition to the proposal to the Washburn wall from the last meeting, a window will be add to the wall.


After much discussion , Kramer made a motion and Pugh seconded to arrange for a meeting with Lee Logan, library development consultant, at the Oct.5, meeting, and to meet with Farnsworth Group at the Oct 19, special meeting.  All voted yes.


All trustees were present for this special meeting.


Phyllis Peterson

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