Illiopolis/Niantic Public Library District

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August 2018 board meeting minutes

Illiopolis/Niantic Public Library
Board Meeting

August 27, 2018

Ervin called the meeting to order at 5:33 pm with the librarian and all trustees present except Hinds and Reilly, and Howard.

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

Financial reports were read and discussed. Borowczyk moved that the reports be approved. Hilderbrandt 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

Doors were ordered on July 30 and arrival should be around September 10.

Waiting on insurance bids from a couple of insurers and hopeful will be able to present at the next board meeting.

Patron statistics were discussed. The board asked Hopkins to have Saturday workers report on door traffic/computer use on Saturdays only.

NEW BUSINESS

A budget meeting needs to be scheduled soon. Borowczyk will continue work on the necessary papers to do so.

We received the Per Capita grant in the amount of $2,791.25 and a $442 refund from Country Financial due to an endorsement credit.

Carpet bids were reviewed. Hildebrandt made a motion that Peerless clean our carpets after the installation of the new front door. Shanle seconds it and the motion carried with no opposing votes.

The November meeting will be moved from the 26th to the 13th and December meeting 24 meeting to December 17 to accommodate enough time to publicize our budget and levy.

Meeting adorned at 5:48 pm.

Secretary Shelley Hopkins