Illiopolis/Niantic Public Library District

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August 2017 board meeting minutes

Illiopolis/Niantic Public Library
Board Meeting

August 28, 2017

Ervin called the meeting to order at 5:18 p.m. with the librarian and all trustees present except Hinds and Borowczyk.

The minutes were read. Hildebrandt made a motion to accept the minutes and Shanle seconds it and the motion carried with no opposing votes.

Financial reports were read and discussed. The lock box fee created discussion on what possessions we have in it. Hopkins was directed to see what is in the box and report back next month. Shanle made a motion to accept the financial report. Howard seconds it and the motion carried with no opposing votes.

Circulation and materials acquired were discussed.

Monthly bills were discussed. Hildebrandt moved that the bills be approved for payment. Shanle seconds it & the motion carried with no opposing votes.


A budget meeting will be held at the September meeting. Hopkins will get the sheets necessary for it.

Landscaping was tabled for the September meeting.

Discussion was held on the issue of no one giving us a bid for the two front doors for the past two years. Hopkins suggested that we go through BLDD to have them put out the bid to attract contractors. The board requested to include in the bid to replace the exciting glass with safety glass and either a concrete step or slope leading up to the front door. Hopkins will contact BLDD.

Meeting adjourned at 5:45 p.m.

Secretary Substitute Hopkins