MINUTES of the
BOARD OF TRUSTEE’S MEETING


DATE: July 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
Mrs. Alice Hayes
Mr. Howard Dartt
Ms. Laura Herr
Mr. Norman Schiller

Members absent:

Mrs. Mary Ellen Fedder
Mr. Gary Keller

Others present:

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


Consent Items

1. Minutes of regular meeting June 19, 2006.

2. Communications

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
< July Bill list was presented.
< General Fund Account was presented.
< Gift and Reserve Fund Accounts were presented.

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

APPROVE THE CONSENT ITEMS IN ENTIRETY.

A roll call vote was taken.

Mrs. McChristian Yes Mr. Schiller Yes
Mrs. Fedder Absent Ms. Herr Yes
Mrs. Hayes Yes Mr. Keller Absent
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 and acknowledged for inclusion in the Budget and Appropriation Ordinance.
< Audit Committee of Norman Schiller and Patricia McChristian was established for review of the FY 2005-2006 minutes of the Board Meetings.
< Discussion of an alternative to the existing in ground fountain was determined to be a viable alternative and Mrs. Rhodes was instructed to follow up on details.
< Continuation with working on the security system repairs and punch list for the Blum House completion was discussed.
< A donation of a Grandfather Clock by Mr. and Mrs. Roland Bauer was gratefully acknowledged. The Clock is located on the Main Floor in the West Wing.


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

ADOPT ORDINANCE 06-02 Board of Trustees Meeting Dates.

A roll call vote was taken.

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

Motion carried.

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

ADOPT ORDINANCE 06-03 Building Maintenance Tax.

A roll call vote was taken.

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

Motion carried.

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

ADOPT ORDINANCE 06-04 Privacy Ordinance.

A roll call vote was taken.

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

Motion carried.

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

TRANSFER FUND BALANCES IN SPECIFIED ACCOUNTS TO THE RESERVE FUND.

A roll call vote was taken.

Mrs. McChristian Yes Mr. Schiller Yes
Mrs. Fedder Absent Ms. Herr Yes
Mrs. Hayes Yes Mr. Keller Absent
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 JULY 17, 2006.

Motion carried. 

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