MINUTES of the

BUDGET AND APPROPRIATION HEARING
DATE: August 20, 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.

Input from Residents

No input from Residents.

Adjournment.

MINUTES of the
BOARD OF TRUSTEE’S MEETING
DATE: August 20, 2007
TIME: 7:05 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. Alice Hayes
Mr. Gary Keller
Mrs. Mary Ellen Fedder

Members absent:

Mr. Norman Schiller
Ms. Laura Herr

Others present:
Mrs. Barbara Rhodes, Director
Mr. & Mrs. E. Schusky, Trudi Monroe, Marjorie Wright, Jan Albertina and Wilma Cook

Consent Items

Minutes of regular meeting July 16, 2007.

Communications - None

Librarian’s Reports

< Director’s Report
< Youth Services Librarian report
Finance
< July Bill list was presented.
< General Fund Account was presented.
< Gift Account was presented.

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

APPROVE THE CONSENT ITEMS IN ENTIRETY.

A roll call vote was taken.
Mrs. McChristian Yes Mr. Schiller Absent
Mrs. Fedder Yes Ms. Herr Absent
Mrs. Hayes Yes Mr. Keller Yes
Mr. Dartt Yes

Motion carried.

Committee Reports

Lewis and Clark Library System – No report

Personnel – No report

Maintenance – No report

Discussion Items

The Fountain
The Citizens present again expressed their concerns about the Fountain and the need to proceed toward a
solution. They proposed fundraising ideas, possible services rendered free of charge from local professionals
and their interest in participating toward a solution.

Fairmont City
The building on 36 and Maple may still be a possibility – Having a hard time getting straight answers. Still th
investigating all possibilities.Action Items

A motion was made by Mr. Keller, seconded by Mrs. Hayes, to:
APPOINT A CITIZEN’S COMMITTEE TO ACT ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES TO LOOK
INTO THE POSSIBILITIES FOR THE RENOVATION OF PAN AND THE FOUNTAIN AND TO ACT AS
AGENTS IN FUNDRAISING ACTIVITIES.

Motion carried.

A motion was made by Mr. Dartt, seconded by Mr. Keller, to:
APPROVE THE BUDGET & APPROPRIATION ORDINANCE 07-04.

A roll call vote was taken.
Mrs. McChristian Yes Mr. Schiller Absent
Mrs. Fedder Yes Ms. Herr Absent
Mrs. Hayes Yes Mr. Keller Yes
Mr. Dartt Yes

Motion carried.

Adjournment

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

WITH NO FURTHER BUSINESS, ADJOURN THE BOARD MEETING OF AUGUST 21, 2007.

Motion carried.

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