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June Minutes

Barclay Public Library

Board of Trustees

June 15, 2015

Barclay Public Library Meeting Room

President Val Green called the meeting to order at 7:10 p.m. Laura, Jenny, Jean, Maria, Rita, Kay and Lacey were present.

There were no remarks from the public.

BILLS:  Motion by Rita, second by Jean to approve bills paid in May. All aye

TREASURER'S REPORT:  filed for audit

SECRETARY'S MINUTES:  filed for audit

LIBRARIAN'S REPORT

·        Five A's is no longer working as our lawn maintenance company.

·        Several odd jobs on the list for the upcoming fiscal year have been completed, including gutter guards on the west side.

·        The replacement Little Free Libraries are finished and in the process of being painted.

·        Audrey Weybright has been hired as an evening/Saturday/substitute employee.

·        Registration for Summer Reading Clubs are comparable to last year. There are a total of 333 participants among all of the clubs.

·        The library received a $3000 donation from the T. S. Ballance Testamentary Trust.

Jenny left the meeting at 7:30 p.m.

Motion by Maria, second Rita to enter EXECUTIVE SESSION as allowed by law, 5ILCS 120/2 (c)(1). Roll call vote 6-0 in favor.

Motion by Rita, second by Maria to re-enter regular session. All aye

The board re-entered regular session at 8:37 p.m.

BUSINESS

·        Motion by Rita, second by Maria to open the closed session minutes for 11/21/2011, 12/19/2011 and 1/14/2013. All aye

·        Motion by Laura, second by Jean to destroy recordings of closed sessions on 3/18/2013, 3/25/2013 and 6/17/2013. All aye

·        Motion by Rita, second by Jean, to open the minutes of the closed sessions on 3/18/2013, 3/25/2013 and 6/17/2013. All aye

·        Motion by Maria, second by Rita to leave the minutes of the closed session on 2/10/2014 closed. All aye.

·        Motion by Jean, second by Rita, to accept the recommendations of the Personnel Committee concerning wages for the 2015-16 fiscal year. Roll call vote:  6-0 in favor.

·        Motion by Laura, second by Maria to table the lawn maintenance contract until July. All aye

·        Motion by Maria, second by Laura to adopt the Prevailing Wage Ordinance FY 2015-16-2.  Roll call vote:  6-0 in favor.

·        The Budget and Appropriation Hearing will be Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. in the Barclay Public Library Meeting Room.  All aye

·        Motion by Rita, second by Jean to change the date of the August board meeting to August 19.

PERSONS OF THE MONTH:  Connie Burgett, of Connie's Country Greenhouse, was chosen as Person of the Month for donating flowers for our planters and beds.

The meeting was adjourned at 9:05 p.m.

Kay Mason

Secretary