Illiopolis/Niantic Public Library District

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December 2017 board meeting minutes

Illiopolis/Niantic Public Library
Board Meeting

December 18, 2017

Ervin called the meeting to order at 5:03p.m. with the librarian and all trustees present except Hinds and Howard.

At 5:15 p.m. there were no objections to the budget and levy ordinances. Borowczyk moved that Budget Ordinance 17-02 and Levy Ordinance 17-03 be approved. The motion carried with no opposing votes.

Borwczyk made a motion to adjourn from the budget meeting. Hildebrandt seconds it and the motion carried with no opposing votes.

Howard entered the meeting at 5:13 p.m.

The minutes of the last meeting were approved as read. Borowczyk moved that the reports be approved. Reilly seconds it and the motion carried with no opposing votes.

Financial reports were read and discussed. Borowczyk moved that the reports be approved. Shanle seconds it and the motion carried with no opposing votes.

Circulation and materials acquired were discussed.

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

OLD BUSINESS

Hopkins updated the board on the progress with BLDD. An architect has been out and hopefully a bid will be ready for the repairs needed on the entryway.

NEW BUSINESS

Goals for the library staff was presented. The board went into closed session at 5:23 p.m. to discuss salaries and Christmas bonuses.

The board came out of executive session at 5:30 p.m.

Christmas bonuses for library clerks will be the same as last year with $50 for clerks and $200 for the library director. A fifty cent raise was given to the clerks. Hopkins was awaiting premium costs for insurance so the board tabled her raise/insurance change until the January meeting. The board wants three goals per employee, measurable and attainable by the January board meeting.

Meeting adorned at 5:37 p.m.

Secretary Shelley Hopkins