MINUTES of the
BOARD OF TRUSTEE’S MEETING


DATE: April 17, 2006
TIME: 7:00 p.m.
PLACE: Collinsville Memorial Public Library Center’s
                        Board Meeting Room

Call to Order

President McChristian presided and called the meeting to order.

Roll Call

Members present:

Mrs. Patricia McChristian
Mr. Gary Keller
Mr. Norman Schiller
Mr. Howard Dartt
Mrs. Mary Ellen Fedder

Members absent:

Ms. Laura Herr
Mrs. Alice Hayes

Others present:

Mrs. Barbara Rhodes, Director


Consent Items

1. Minutes of regular meeting March 20, 2006.

2. Communications
< Letter of Thank you from Mayor Schaeffer for the work on behalf of the Museum.

3. Librarian’s Reports
< Librarian Barbara Rhodes presented her report.
< Report from Maureen Schreiber on the Children’s Library and Programming
< Report from Gary Clark, Manager of the Blum House

4. Finance
< April Bill list in the amount of $31,641.97 was presented.
< General Fund Account was presented.
< Gift and Reserve Fund Accounts were presented.

A motion was made by Mr. Schiller, seconded by Mr. Keller, to:

APPROVE THE CONSENT ITEMS IN ENTIRETY.

A roll call vote was taken.

Mrs. McChristian Yes Mr. Schiller Yes
Mrs. Fedder Yes Ms. Herr Absent
Mrs. Hayes Absent Mr. Keller Yes
Mr. Dartt Yes

Motion carried.

Committee Reports


1. Lewis and Clark Library System – No report


2. Personnel - No report


3. Maintenance – No report

4. Foundation/Blum House – No report

5. Museum/Friends Groups - No report

Discussion Items
< Budget for FY 2006-2007 was presented.
< Annexation election was discussed and interest was expressed to try it again on November 7, 2006.
< Annual Dinner may possibly be scheduled for June.


Action Items


< A motion was made by Mrs. Schiller, seconded by Mr. Keller, to:

APPROVE POLICY 7 – PART TIME EMPLOYEE ABSENCES AS WRITTEN.


A roll call vote was taken.

Mrs. McChristian Yes Mr. Schiller Yes
Mrs. Fedder Yes Ms. Herr Absent
Mrs. Hayes Absent Mr. Keller Yes
Mr. Dartt Yes

Motion carried.

< A motion was made by Mr. Schiller, seconded by Mr. Keller, to:

PLACE THE ANNEXATION QUESTION FOR EXPANSION OF THE DISTRICT BACK ON THE BALLOT ON NOVEMBER 7, 2006.

Motion carried.

< A motion was made by Mr. Schiller, seconded by Mr. Keller, to:

APPROVE TAX ANTICIPATION WARRANT 06-01.


A roll call vote was taken.

Mrs. McChristian Yes Mr. Schiller Yes
Mrs. Fedder Yes Ms. Herr Absent
Mrs. Hayes Absent Mr. Keller Yes
Mr. Dartt Yes

Motion carried.


Adjournment

A motion was made by Mr. Schiller, seconded by Mr. Dartt, to:

WITH NO FURTHER BUSINESS, ADJOURN THE BOARD MEETING OF APRIL 17, 2006.

Motion carried. 

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