MINUTES of the
BOARD OF TRUSTEE’S MEETING


DATE: February 13, 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. Norman Schiller
Mr. Gary Keller
Mrs. Alice Hayes
Mr. Howard Dartt
Mrs. Mary Ellen Fedder

Members absent:

Ms. Laura Herr

Others present:

Mrs. Barbara Rhodes, Director
Mary Beth Boyce and Robert Clark, Staff members


Consent Items

1. Minutes of regular meeting January 9, 2006.

2. Communications
< Letter from the Illinois State Library announcing the award of a Per Capita Grant for FY 2006 for the amount of $30426.67.

3. Librarian’s Reports
< Librarian Barbara Rhodes presented her report.
< Report from Maureen Schreiber on the Children’s Library and Programming
< Report from Katie Heaton on the success of the Old Time Radio Show run by Robert Clark
< Report from Gary Clark, Manager of the Blum House

4. Finance
< February Bill list in the amount of $30,324.55 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 Yes 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
< Policy 7 Part time employee absences were reviewed and table for further evaluation


Action Items


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

APPROVE THE INCREASE ON BUILDING LIABILITY TO REFLECT TOTAL REPLACEMENT COSTS ON THE LIBRARY BUILDING AND ON THE BLUM HOUSE.


A roll call vote was taken.

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

Motion carried.

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

ACCEPT THR PROPOSAL OF HALL’S LAWN SERVICE FOR GRASS CUTTING SERVICES FOR THE SUMMER OF 2006.


A roll call vote was taken.

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

Motion carried.


Adjournment

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

WITH NO FURTHER BUSINESS, ADJOURN THE BOARD MEETING OF FEBRUARY 13, 2006.

Motion carried. 

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