East Alton Public Library District

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June, 2015

June 18, 2015

EAST ALTON PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT BOARD OF TRUSTEES

CALL TO ORDER

The regular meeting of the East Alton Public Library District board of Trustees was called to order at 6:00 p.m. by President Sally Hierman at the library. Those in attendance were C. Wiegand, J. Richie, J. Bricker and M. Funke. J. Podesva and B. Werts were not present. Also present was the Director, Richard Chartrand. 5 present, 2 absent. Quorum established.

 

 

PUBLIC COMMENTS

                   None   

 

             

     

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

            Motion: Funke       Second: Wiegand                            Approve the minutes of the May 21, 2015 board meeting.             Roll call vote: Funke, aye; Wiegand, aye; Hierman, aye; Bricker, aye; Richie, aye. 5 ayes, no nays, 2 absent. Motion carried.

 

 

CORRESPONDENCE

1) EEOC Age Discrimination Complaint Dismissal.

2) Richard’s Certificate of Completion for a Freedom of Information

    Act on-line training.

 

 

 

FINANCE

            Motion: Wiegand            Second: Funke                              Approve wages and expenditures as presented for June 2015.                                                                                          Roll call vote: Wiegand, aye; Funke, aye; Hierman, aye; Bricker, aye; Richie, aye. 5 ayes, no nays, 2 absent. Motion carried. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DIRECTOR’S REPORT

 

1.      There will be attendance prizes at the board meeting.

2.      On the agenda will be the declaration of a vacancy, due to death of a board member. Appointment of a replacement will be on the agenda under discussion.

 

3.      The EEOC suit was dismissed on June 8, 2015. The notice is in the correspondence file.

 

4.      Ron Peach (our insurance agent) and I will meet after Summer Reading Club is over to review the insurance policies.

 

5.      All staff have been involved in one way or another to help with Summer Reading Club.

 

6.      My plan for summer will be to have the non-fiction books shifted from the end to where ever space runs out.

 

7.      The book club selection for June is “Walking on Water” by Richard Paul Evans. His usual type of book about love and forgiveness.

 

8.      When we elect a treasurer  there will be financial forms to fill out in addition to having the treasurer bonded.

 

9.      The annual ILA conference will be held in Peoria, October 22-24, 2015 at the Peoria Civic Center. Trustee Day will be October 24th.

 

10.  Tanna will be gone July 1st through August 10th. The other part time staff will be working her hours.

 

YOUTH SERVICES REPORT

JUNE 2015

 

 

OLD BUSINESS

 

                                      None

 

 

NEW BUSINESS

 

 

            Motion: Funke            Second: Wiegand                             

Declare Trustee Vacancy because of the passing of Jerome Podesva.

Roll call vote: Funke, aye; Wiegand, aye; Hierman, aye; Bricker, aye; Richie, aye. 5 ayes, no nays, 2 absent. Motion carried. 

                         

 

            Motion: Hierman            Second: Richie                                 

Approve the following Budget Transfers: $2,371.03 from Computer Equipment to Adult Materials; $147.07 from Audio Materials to Adult Materials; $2,052.84 from Periodicals Materials to Adult Materials; $33.05 from Miscellaneous to Programming; $1,599.81 from Building/Grounds to Automation.

Roll call vote: Hierman, aye; Richie, aye; Bricker, aye; Funke, aye; Wiegand, aye. 6 ayes, no nays, 2 absent. Motion carried. 

 

 

            Motion: Funke            Second: Richie                                 

Approve the following Fund Transfers: $36.58 from Working Cash  Fund to General Fund and $65,359.84 from Liability Fund to General Fund.

Roll call vote: Funke, aye; Richie, aye; Bricker, aye; Hierman, aye; Wiegand, aye. 6 ayes, no nays, 2 absent. Motion carried. 

 

 

ADJOURNMENT             There being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 6:36 pm.