Library Board of Trustees Meeting

Mar 9 2010 7:00 pm

                                                                                               

Minutes of the Meeting
Of the
Board of Trustees
 Johnsburg Public Library
March 9, 2010
Trustees Present: E. Robel, M.J. Farrell, K. Hughes, R. Barnes, J. Stockwell, K. Kucik
Trustees Absent: None
Also Present: Dir. M. Zawacki
 
Call to Order
The meeting was called to order by Pres. E. Munson at 7:00pm
Approval of Minutes
Motion was made by M.J. Farrell, seconded by J. Stockwell, to approve the minutes of the February meeting as presented. Ayes: K. Hughes, E. Robel, J. Stockwell, M.J.. Farrell, K. Kucik. Abstention: R. Barnes, E. Munson. Motion passed.
Approval of Bills
Motion was made by K. Kucik, seconded by K. Hughes, to approve payment of the bills in the amount of $43, 909.60 from the general fund. Ayes: K. Hughes, E. Robel, M.J. Farrell. R. Barnes, J. Stockwell, K. Kucik, E. Munson. Motion passed.
Treasurer’s Financial Report
Trustees reviewed the treasurer’s financial report and noted the library’s good fiscal position.
Committee Reports
There were no committee reports.
Correspondence
Trustees reviewed the notice of impact fees collected and the updated Impact Fee Schedule as provided by the Village of Johnsburg.
Trustees reviewed notice of closing of the McHenry Public Library from April 19-June 5 and discussed the possible impact on our library.
Unfinished Business
There was no unfinished business.
New Business:
Motion was made by M.J. Farrell, seconded by J. Stockwell, to approve proposal from Harms for lawn maintenance in the amount of $468.33 per month plus $325 for mulch application. Ayes: J. Stockwell, E. Robel, K. Hughes, R. Barnes, M.J. Farrell, K. Kucik, E. Munson. Motion passed.
Motion was made by J. Stockwell, to approve auditor’s estimate of fees for 2011, 2012, and 2013 ($6,875, $7,025, and $7,150). Ayes: J. Stockwell, E. Robel. R. Barnes, K. Hughes, M.J. Farrell, K. Kucik, E. Munson. Motion passed.
Trustees reviewed the report of “Snapshot Day”.
Trustees received the library director’s evaluation forms which are to be completed and mailed to Pres. E. Munson prior to the April meeting.
Motion was made by J. Stockwell, seconded by K. Hughes, to approve memorial
 
                                                                                                            (over)
donation for Scott Walz in the amount of $50.00. Ayes: R. Barnes, E. Robel, J. Stockwell, K. Hughes, M.J. Farrell, K. Kucik, E. Munson. Motion passed.
 
Director’s Report:
Trustees reviewed the director’s report and trustees were reminded of their committed times for manning the library’s booth at the Johnsburg trade exposition on March 20, 2010.
Public Input
There was no public input.
Board Input
Pres. E. Munson remarked on the need for additional lighting at the entrance from Johnsburg Road. She suggested the placement of solar lights to improve visibility. K. Kucik stated that she will miss the April meeting and M.J. Farrell volunteered to take minutes for her.
Adjournment
Motion was made by M.J. Farrell, seconded by J. Stockwell, to adjourn the meeting. Ayes: J. Stockwell, E. Robel, R. Barnes, K. Hughes, M.J. Farrell, K. Kucik, E. Munson. Motion passed. Meeting was adjourned by Pres. E. Munson at 7:3-pm.
 
 
                                                Respectfully submitted,
 
                                                Kathleen Kucik, secretary