St. Elmo Public Library District

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August 11, 2016

Board Minutes from the August 11, 2016 meeting.

St. Elmo Public Library District
Board of Trustees Meetings

Board Meeting Minutes

August 11, 2016

Present: Spitler, Denton, Kamnick, Crawford, Arnold, Koberlein, Wegscheid

Guests: JoAn Evans, Kim Karnes, Wayne Moran, Terri Smith

 

The Library board meeting was called to order at by President Koberlein.

The minutes of the July 14th Budget Hearing and Regular Meeting were read and approved.

The treasurer’s and librarian’s reports were presented (see attached).

Motion by Spitler, seconded by Crawford, to approve and pay the bills. Motion carried.

At St. Elmo Library Windows 10 was installed on computers.

Ivan Karnes cleaned up brush and sprayed driveway for weeds.

All the fire extinguishers were replaced at library.

Kim Karnes and JoAn Evans are taking an online cataloging class in September.

At Brownstown Library the bathroom sink drain needs repaired, and the awning on the front of the building is coming loose and needs repaired.

Also Friends of Brownstown Library Fundraiser was mentioned. They are having a freezer full of chicken raffle. Tickets are $10.00 each or 3 for $20.00. The winner will be drawn on October 8th, the night of their fundraiser concert featuring Nadine and T. Graham Brown.

Beecher City Library had 6 attendees for their adult bookclub.

Also their dusk to dawn lighting isn’t working right and needs to be reset.

Motion by Arnold, seconded by Spitler, to allow employees Karen Wegscheid and Terri Smith to attend barcoding school. Motion carried.

 

Motion by Crawford, seconded by Arnold to allow M.O.P.S. to use the St. Elmo Library on Mondays for meetings during library hours. Motion carried.

Motion by Spitler, seconded by Kamnick to hire George Ohnesorge to strip, wax, and buff  St. Elmo library  floors. Motion carried.

Motion by Spitler, seconded by Koberlein for Resolution 2016-08-11 to authorize property tax abatements in Vandalia/ Fayette County Enterprise Zone.

Spitler             yes

Koberlein        yes

Denton            yes

Crawford         yes

Wegscheid       yes

Arnold             yes

Kamnick         yes    Motion carried.

Motion by Crawford, seconded by Wegscheid to adopt Ordinance 2016-4 for 2016/2017 Budget and Appropriations for the St. Elmo Library District.

Koberlein          yes

Crawford           yes

Wegscheid        yes

Denton              yes

Kamnick           yes

Arnold              yes

Spitler               yes     Motion carried.

 

Motion by Kamnick, seconded by Spitler to enter closed session at to discuss personnel matters. Motion carried.

Motion by Crawford, seconded by Arnold to leave closed session at Motion carried.

Motion by Kamnick, seconded by Spitler to adjourn at Motion carried.