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Illiopolis/Niantic Public Library District

October 2020 board meeting minutes

Illiopolis/Niantic Public Library
Board Meeting October 26,

2020

Hildebrandt called the meeting to order at 5:47 pm with the librarian and all trustees present except Cromwell, Borowczyk and Howard.

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

Financial reports were read and discussed. Bramel 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. Shanle moved that the bills be approved for payment. Worrell seconds it and the motion carried with no opposing votes.

OLD BUSINESS

A budget meeting was held on Monday, October 19 so members could learn how the budget & levy are prepared every year.

At 5:56 pm. the budget meeting began w/the review of the budget & levy. Bramel moved that the tentative Budget 20-02 be approved. Worrell seconds it and the motion carried with no opposing votes.

Worrell made a motion that the tentative levy 20-03 be approved. Shanle seconds it and the motion carried with no opposing votes. The budget meeting was closed at 6:00 pm.

Auditors were here October 13 and everything went swell and well.

NEW BUSINESS

The library ladies have put together a few contests to keep our patrons in a festive mood. A no carving pumpkin contest along with a pet costume contest have been wildly popular on Facebook & has boosted our presence and numbers greatly.

The November meeting will be moved one day from the 23 to the 24th to accommodate the budget being made available for public inspection for 30 days.

Meeting adjourned at 6:05 pm.

Secretary Shelley Hopkins