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Illiopolis/Niantic Public Library District

July 2020 board meeting minutes

Illiopolis/Niantic Public Library
Board Meeting July 13,

2020

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

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

Financial reports were read and discussed. Hildebrandt 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. Shanle seconds it and the motion carried with no opposing votes.

OLD BUSINESS

The summer reading program and foot traffic were discussed. The board would like the staff to continue with sign-ins/type of service needed when patrons first enter the building.

Bramel entered the meeting at 5:40 pm.

NEW BUSINESS

The north side air-conditioning unit (20 years old) has not worked since June 22. It needs replaced as fixing the broken compressor would be too costly. The south side(31 yrears old) has a leak and the compressor is going out also. Bids were presented to replace both units and the needed updated material inside the library. Worrell motioned that the job go to MB Heating, Shanle seconds it and the motion carried with no opposing votes. Hopkins will notify them immediately as there is a two week waiting period for the units to arrive.

The next meeting will be August 24th at 5:30 pm.

Meeting adjured at 5:56 pm.

Secretary Shelley Hopkins