MINUTES of the
BOARD OF TRUSTEE’S MEETING


DATE: June 11, 2007
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. Howard Dartt
Mrs. Mary Ellen Fedder
Mrs. Alice Hayes
Mr. Gary Keller
Mr. Norman Schiller

Members absent:

Ms. Laura Herr

Others present:

Mrs. Barbara Rhodes, Director


Consent Items

Minutes of regular meeting May 21, 2007.

Communications - None

Librarian’s Reports
< Director’s Report
< Youth Services Librarian report

Finance
< June Bill list was presented.
< General Fund Account was presented.
< Gift Account was 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

< Report on the use of the Blum House and the staff taking over the responsibilities were discussed. Everything is going very well and the Board will be kept updated.
< Proposed Budget for FY 2007-2008 was handed out and questions were answered by Mrs. Rhodes.
< Two Board members, Norman Schiller and Alice Hayes were appointed to review the accuracy of the Board minutes for inclusion in the Annual Report to the Il State Library for FY 2006-2007.


Action Items

< The new proposal to renovate the Fountain by St. Louis Machinery was reviewed and the decision to table the final decision until the August meeting was proposed. At that point the decision whether to retain the Fountain with water or create a flower garden will be made. A suggestion to publicize the final decision and ask for community input was the general consensus of the Board.

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

TO ACCEPT BY ACCLIMATION THE SLATE OF OFFICERS AS PRESENTED BY THE NOMINATING COMMITTEE : PRESIDENT – PATRICIA MCCHRISTIAN ; VICE-PRESIDENT – MARY ELLEN FEDDER ; SECRETARY – GARY KELLER ; AND TREASURER – NORMAN SCHILLER.

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

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

TO APPROVE THE PREVAILING WAGE ORDINANCE 07-01 FOR FY 2007-2008.

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

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

TO APPROVE THE MEETING DATE ORDINANCE 07-02 FOR FY 2007-2008 WITH THE ELIMINATION OF THE NOVEMBER MEETING.

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




Adjournment

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

WITH NO FURTHER BUSINESS, ADJOURN THE BOARD MEETING OF JUNE 11, 2007.

Motion carried. 

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