Library Board Meeting

Nov 11 2008 7:00 pm


Minutes of the Meeting
Of the
Board of Trustees
Johnsburg Public Library
Nov. 11, 2008
Trustees present:E. Robel, K. Hughes, E. Munson, M.J. Farrell, K. Kucik. Also present: Dir. Zawacki. Trustees absent: R. Barnes, J. Stockwell
Call to Order
Meeting was called to order by pres. Munson at 7:02pm.
Approval of Minutes
Motion to approve the minutes of the Oct. meeting as presented was made by M.J. Farrell and seconded by K. Hughes. Ayes: M.J. Farrell, K. Hughes, E. Robel, E. Munson, K. Kucik. Motion carried.
Trustee R. Barnes arrived at 7:03pm.
Approval of Bills
Motion was made by M.J. Farrell, seconded by K. Kucik to approve payment of the bills in the amount of $50,872.27 from the general fund and $820 from the building fund. Ayes: E. Robel, R. Barnes, M.J. Farrell, K. Hughes, K. Kucik, E. Munson. Motion carried.
Treasurer’s Financial Report
Trustees reviewed the treasurer’s financial report.
Trustees reviewed the report of impact fees to be paid to the library district from new construction.
Trustees reviewed notice from PALS regarding direct benefits received as a result of our membership in the library system.
Trustees reviewed notice from IMRF noting loss of 25% aggregate funding level due to recent losses in financial markets.
Unfinished Business
There was no unfinished business.
New Business:
Motion was made by E. Robel, seconded by K. Hughes to approve changes to policy manual as recommended by Dir. Zawacki. Ayes:E. Robel, K. Hughes, M.J. Farrell, K. Kucik, R. Barnes, E. Munson. Motion passed.
Motion was made by M.J. Farrell, seconded by K. Hughes to approve contract for Paper Retriever Recycling. Location of receptacle will be near mailbox. Ayes: E. Robel, R. Barnes, K. Hughes, M.J. Farrell, K., Kucik, E. Munson. Motion passed.
Director’s Report
Trustees noted reduction in revenue from the recent Friends of the Library used book sale.
There was no board or public input.
Motion to adjourn was made by R. Barnes, seconded by K. Kucik. Ayes: E. Robel, K. Hughes, M.J. Farrell, R. Barnes, K.Kucik, E. Munson.. Motioin passed. Meeting was adjourned by Pres. Munson at 7:30 pm.
                                                Respectfully submitted,
                                                Kathleen Kucik, secretary