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Apr 14 2009 7:00 pm
Minutes of the Meeting
Board of Trustees
Johnsburg Public Library
April 14, 2009
Trustees Present: E. Munson, M.J. Farrell, K. Hughes, J. Stockwell, K.Kucik
Trustees Absent: E. Robel, R. Barnes
Also present: Dir. M. Zawacki
Call to Order
Pres. Munson called the meeting to order at 7:05pm.
Approval of Minutes
Motion was made by M.J. Farrell, seconded by K. Hughes, to approve the minutes of the March meeting as presented. Ayes: M.J. Farrell, K. Hughes, J. Stockwell. E. Munson, K. Kucik. Motion passed.
Approval of Bills
Motion was made by K. Kucik, seconded by M.J. Farrell, to approve payment of the bills in the amount of $49,441.39 from the General fund and $320.02 from the Bldg. fund, (transfer from the Bldg. fund to the General fund). Ayes: J. Stockwell, K. Hughes, M.J. Farrell, K. Kucik, E. Munson. Motion passed.
Treasurer’s Financial Report
Trustees reviewed the treasurer’s financial report, noting that the library is still in good financial condition.
There were no committee reports.
Trustees reviewed notice of Property Tax Computation Report, noting 6% increase for this year. There will be no increase in 2010 taxes.
Trustees reviewed letter from attorney regarding anti-nepotism policy. No action was taken.
Trustees reviewed results from the April 7th election. Returning board members were congratulated.
Trustees reviewed notice of data from Unique Management Service collection agency. All agreed that we have benefited greatly from their involvement in getting materials returned and fines paid.
There was no unfinished business.
Motion made by M.J. Farrell, seconded by J. Stockwell, to offer Johnsburg School District #12 the library’s older computers, no longer in use. Ayes: M.J. Farrell, K. Hughes, J. Stockwell, K. Kucik, E. Munson. Motion passed.
Motion was made by K. Hughes, seconded by J. Stockwell, to maintain contract with Groot (Jensen) for garbage and recycling service. Ayes: J. Stockwell, K. Hughes, M.J. Farrell, K. Kucik, E. Munson. Motion passed.
Motion was made by M.J. Farrell, seconded by J. Stockwell, to accept bid from Coverall Health-based Cleaning System for cleaning service for one year starting June 1, 2009. Service is to use ecological, “green” products. Ayes: J. Stockwell, K. Hughes, M. J. Farrell, K. Kucik, E. Munson. Motion passed.
Motion was made by J. Stockwell, seconded by M.J. Farrell, that due to the new minimum wage effective July 1, the starting salary schedule will be increased by $.25 per hour, except the designation “Shelver: high school diploma” which will be set at $8.40 per hour. Current staff will get a 2% raise, except Maggie and Jessica whose salaries will be set at the new minimum wage. Ayes: M.J. Farrell, J. Stockwell, K. Hughes, K. Kucik, E. Munson. Motion passed.
Trustees reviewed the director’s report, noting the “green programming” for the month of April and that the library will have a MLS practicum student working for about 120 hours starting in August.
There was no public input.
There was no board input.
Motion was made by M.J. Farrell, seconded by J. Stockwell, to adjourn. Ayes. M.J. Farrell, K. Hughes, J. Stockwell, K. Kucik, E. Munson. Motion passed. Meeting was adjourned by Pre. E. Munson at 7:55pm.
Kathleen Kucik, secretary