Library Board of Trustees Meeting

Sep 8 2009 6:30 pm

 

Minutes of the Meeting
Of the
Board of Trustees
Johnsburg Public Library
Sept. 8, 2009
Trustees Present: J. Stockwell, K. Hughes, M.J. Farrell, E. Robel, K.Kucik, E. Munson
Trustee Absent: R. Barnes
Also Present: Dir. M. Zawacki
 
Pres E. Munson convened the Truth in Taxation hearing at 6:30pm.
Motion was made by E. Robel, seconded by M.J. Farrell, to close the hearing. Ayes: J. Stockwell, M.J. Farrell, K. Hughes, E. Robel, K.Kucik, E. Munson. Motion passed. Pres. E. Munson closed the hearing at 7:00pm.
Call to Order
Meeting was called to order at 7:00pm by Pres. E. Munson
Approval of Minutes
Motion was made by M.J. Farrell, seconded by K. Hughes to approve the minutes of the Aug. meeting as presented. Ayes: J. Stockwell, K. Hughes, M.J. Farrell, K. Kucik, E. Robel, E. Munson. Motion passed.
Approval of Bills
Motion was made by M.J. Farrell, seconded by K. Kucik, to approve payment of the bills in the amount of $39,833.28 from the General fund and $2,700.00 from the Bldg. fund. Ayes: J. Stockwell, E. Robel, M.J. Farrell, K. Hughes, K. Kucik, E. Munson. Motion passed.
Treasurer’s Financial Report
Trustees reviewed the treasurer’s financial report, noting large expenditure for “equipment maintenance” for air conditioning and water softener repair. Trustees also questioned FICA and fringe benefits amounts, but it was felt that these would balance out over the year.
Committee Reports
There were no committee reports.
Correspondence
Trustees reviewed a letter requesting information on our HRC.
Trustees reviewed letter from our attorney detailing changes in the Freedom of Information Act which will go into effect 1/1/2010.
Trustees reviewed complaint letter regarding the June Friends of the Library sale. Trustees commended Dir. Zawacki for handling the complaint tactfully.
Unfinished Business
There was no unfinished business.
New Business:
Motion was made by M.J. Farrell, seconded by J. Stockwell, to revise FY2010 Working Budget. Ayes: E. Robel, J. Stockwell, K. Hughes, M.J. Farrell, K. Kucik, E. Munson. Motion carried.
Motion was made by K. Kucik, seconded by J. Stockwell, to approve Ordinance
2009-9-1 (Ordinance Levying Taxes for FY 2010-2011). Ayes: E. Robel, J. Stockwell,
                                                                                                            (over)
K. Hughes, M.J. Farrell, K. Kucik, E. Munson. Motion carried.
Motion was made by J. Stockwell, seconded by K. Hughes, to replace existing “Drug-Free Workplace Policy” with “Drug and Alcohol-Free Workplace Policy”. Ayes: E. Robel, J. Stockwell, K. Hughes, M.J. Farrell, K. Kucik, E. Munson. Motion carried.
Trustee R. Barnes arrived at 7:20pm.
Motion was made by J. Stockwell, seconded by M.J. Farrell, to approve FY2010 Per Capita Grant application. Ayes: E. Robel, J. Stockwell, K. Hughes, M.J. Farrell, K. Kucik, R. Barnes, E. Munson. Motion passed.
 Motion was made by M.J. Farrell, seconded by R. Barnes, to commend the members of the Johnsburg Garden Club for their efforts to “spruce up” the exterior of the library. Ayes: E. Robel, J. Stockwell, K. Hughes, M.J. Farrell, K. Kucik, R. Barnes, E. Munson. Motion passed.
Director’s Report
Trustees reviewed the director’s report.
Public Input
There was no public input.
Board Input
There was no Board input.
Adjournment
Motion to adjourn was made by M.J. Farrell and seconded by J. Stockwell. Ayes: E. Robel, J. Stockwell. K. Hughes, M.J. Farrell, K. Kucik, R. Barnes, E. Munson. Motion carried. Meeting was adjourned by Pres. E. Munson at 7:28pm.
 
                                                Respectfully submitted,
 
                                                Kathleen Kucik, secretary