Illiopolis/Niantic Public Library District

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September board meeting minutes

Illiopolis/Niantic Public Library
Board Meeting

September 25, 2017

Reilly called the meeting to order at 5:15 p.m. with the librarian and all trustees present except Ervin, Shanle and Borowczyk. Terri Fleck was present also.

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

Financial reports were read and discussed. Hinds 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. Hinds moved that the bills be approved for payment. Hildebrandt seconds it & the motion carried with no opposing votes.


The budget meeting will be held at the October meeting. Hopkins gave Reilly the needed financial sheets but due to health reasons Reilly was unable to prepare for it this month.

Hopkins contacted BLDD after the August meeting about the front doors, glass and step. She followed up last week and they came out September 21 to review the needed repairs.

Hopkins checked out what is in the lock box at the bank. Three old wills, property tax payments and the deed to the library. Things that could easily be stored here at the library if needed be.

Terri Fleck gave the board the update on the work that was done to provide electricity for the fireplace and TV. Pictures were passed around and discussion on the changes being made to better match what Fleck was wanting.

The staff participated in the homecoming parade on Friday, September 22. New banners adorned the truck they rode in and everyone survived the dreadful heat.

Meeting adjourned at 5:31 p.m.

Secretary Substitute Hopkins