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Illiopolis/Niantic Public Library District

August 2020 minutes

Illiopolis/Niantic Public Library
Board Meeting August 24,

2020

Hildebrandt called the meeting to order at 5:30 pm with the librarian and all trustees present except Borowczyk.

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

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

Circulation and materials acquired were discussed.

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

OLD BUSINESS

After a month delay on receiving the two air-conditioning units and two months of no air on the north side, MB Heating installed two new units on August 20. For our pain & suffering, they threw in one year worth of free maintenance on them. Total bill with a $1,000 discount, was $11,294.00

Hopkins needed answers to how the pandemic has affected the staff goals. The board was in agreeance that if Covid-19 affected their goals, then the goal was met. Discussion was held on the phone/fax bill. This will be made a goal for Terri to pursue.

Still finishing up IT issues and paperwork with Hoopla. Hoping to go live in early September.

NEW BUSINESS

The summer reading program ended Friday, August 21. Prizes will be drawn live on Facebook on Tuesday, August 25. Stats will be presented at the September meeting.

The next meeting will be September 21 at 5:30 pm.

Meeting adjourned at 5:59 pm.

Secretary Shelley Hopkins