Illiopolis/Niantic Public Library District

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May 2017 board meeting minutes

Illiopolis/Niantic Public Library
Board Meeting

May 22, 2017

Ervin called the meeting to order at 5:15 PM with the librarian and all trustees present except Reilly.

Returning board members Howard, Hinds, Ervin and new member Trisha Hildebrandt were sworn in. Trisha is appointed to fill Marla Judge's vacancy and will need to run in 2019.

The minutes for March and April were read. Borowczyk made a motion to accept the minutes and Howard seconded it and the motion carried with no opposing votes.

Financial reports were read and discussed for April and May. 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 with Hildebrandt seconds it & the motion carried with no opposing votes.


On Saturday, May 6 we had our first paint program with 13 participants. The library paid for half of the program cost. We will do this again as the responses have been very positive.


Election of officers was held and Ervin will continue as president, vice president Borowcyk, treasurer Howard and assistant treasurer Hildebrandt and Shanle secretary. A motion was made to accept the election of officers. Hinds seconds it and the motion carried with no opposing votes. Hopkins will check to see who is listed on the signature card to sign checks.

Hopkins will be returning from vacation the day before our June meeting so our next board of trustees meeting will be July 24, 2017

Meeting adjourned at 6:07 p.m.

Secretary Substitute Hopkins