East Alton Public Library District

2/2020

          February 20, 2020

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 5:45 p.m. by Margaret Funke at the library. Those in attendance were C. Wiegand, J. Richie, S. Hierman, L. Silkwood and J. Bricker.

Also present was the Director, Richard Chartrand.

6 present, 1 absent. Quorum established.

           

 

PUBLIC COMMENTS

                  None   

 

                   

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

            Motion: Hierman   Second: Richie                            Approve the minutes of the January 16, 2020 board meeting.         

Roll call vote: Hierman, aye; Richie, aye; Silkwood, aye; Wiegand, aye; Bricker, aye; Funke, aye. 6 ayes, no nays, 1 absent.                                                                                         Motion carried.

 

 

CORRESPONDENCE

·         IL Library Trustee Workshop March 7, 2020 (4 Pages)

·         IMRF Accelerated MAR Payments Calculation Totals    (2 Pages)

·         IMRF Jan 23, 2020 Letter to Richard stating they received $30,000.00 payment

·         Max Rickerson’s Resignation Letter Effective February 1, 2020

·         IMRF 2019 Employer Retirement Reserve Account Statement

 

 

FINANCE

 

 

            Motion: Silkwood    Second: Wiegand                            Approve wages and expenditures for January 2020.                                                                                                 Roll call vote: Silkwood, aye; Wiegand, aye; Bricker, aye; Richie aye; Funke, aye; Hierman, aye. 6 ayes, no nays, 1 absent.                        

Motion carried.

 

DIRECTOR’S REPORT

DIRECTOR’S REPORT
January 2020

1.      Volunteer hours worked for January were 33.

2.      The Interlibrary Loan and Reciprocal Borrowing Statistical Survey and the Annual Library Certification were filed with the State Library. These are annual and I file them in January.

3.      Max Rickerson has resigned. His last day was February 1st, 2020.

4.      The job announcement for the Youth Services position was sent to the library system for publication.

5.      Thanks to Andy for rearranging the meeting room for the tax service.

6.      The Annual ILA Trustee Workshop will be Saturday, March 7, 2020 in Springfield, IL. I have this on the Agenda for approval for anyone interested in attending.

7.      The new edition of the Standards for Illinois Public Libraries is available. I have a copy.

8.      I am requesting that the library salary schedule be suspended. After we determine the raises necessary for the minimum wage increases, it can be updated and revised.

9.      The juvenile collection continues to be weeded. The adult non-fiction is just past the cookbooks. There are actually cookbooks for sale on the book sale table.

10. The first day of income tax service the line was from the door to the street.

11. Drew has been busy updating computers to Windows 10.

 

DISCUSSION

       None

 

 

OLD BUSINESS

        None

 

 

NEW BUSINESS

             Motion: Wiegand    Second: Silkwood                                         Approve resignation of Max Rickerson effective February 1, 2020.                                          Roll call vote: Wiegand, aye; Silkwood, aye; Bricker, aye; Richie aye; Funke, aye; Hierman, aye. 6 ayes, no nays, 1 absent.                        

Motion carried.

 

              Motion: Hierman    Second: Richie                                         Approve attendance at the ILA Trustees Workshop on March 7, 2020     in Springfield, IL.

Roll call vote: Hierman, aye; Richie, aye; Bricker, aye; Silkwood aye;  Funke, aye; Wiegand, aye. 6 ayes, no nays, 1 absent.                        

Motion carried.

 

              Motion: Richie    Second: Wiegand                                         Suspend the salary schedule                                                                     Roll call vote: Richie, aye; Wiegand, aye; Bricker, aye; Silkwood aye;  Funke, aye; Hierman, aye. 6 ayes, no nays, 1 absent.                        

Motion carried.

 

 

   ADJOURNMENT                    There being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 6:26 pm.