January 2017 board meeting minutes
Illiopolis/Niantic Public Library
January 25, 2017
Reilly called the meeting to order at 5:15 p.m. with the librarian and all trustees present except Ervin, Hinds and Shanle. Ervin arrived at 5:17 p.m. Guests included Mary Ellen Gass.
Richard from Estes, Bridgewater and Ogden presented our audit for 2015-2016. The library is on stable financial ground.
The minutes of the last meeting were approved as read. Borowczyk moved that the reports be approved. Judge seconds it and the motion carried with no opposing votes.
Financial reports were read and discussed. Judge moved that the reports be approved. Borowczyk 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. Howard seconds it and the motion carried with no opposing votes.
The book drop has been received and installed at the high school in Niantic. A thank you card will be sent to Bruce Stolz and Jason Knobloch for the work they did installing it.
Hopkins had requested help with attaining health insurance at the December meeting that was tabled until January. She presented four quotes on health insurance for the board to review. Ervin made the motion that the library will pay half, $220, for a Blue Cross & Blue Shield Choice Preferred Gold PPO and that Shelley will pay the other half that will be deducted from her wages. This will be reviewed on a annual basis or if any major changes occur. Judge seconds it and the motion carried with no opposing votes.
Judge will be leaving the board in February and we will continue to search for a candidate to appoint to fill out her vacancy.
Per Capita grant was completed and submitted this month.
Meeting adorned at 6:06 p.m.
Secretary Shelley Hopkins