The regularly scheduled meeting of the Board of Trustees was called to order at 4:30 p.m. by President Sharon Farris. In attendance were Mary Taylor, Greg McHenry, Susan Punzelt, George Griffin, Ryan Fehrmann, Roxanne Michels, Aaron Rhoads and Librarian Teresa Pennington. Absent was Trustee Amy McGilvrey.
Minutes of Previous Meeting: MOTION: Griffin, second McHenry to approve minutes. Motion carried.
Finance Report: MOTION: Michels, second McHenry to approve report. Motion carried.
*Board members unanimously authorized the library to purchase 15 adult and 16 children’s fiction titles, 10 adult and six children’s non-fiction, and three young adult titles from Baker & Taylor for $466.99.
*See attachment (Dec 2012 Checks & Deposits) for a sample month of income and expenditures for the library.
Book Committee: No books were purchased through the Lucy Bishop fund.
House Committee: The front interior doors are currently being refurbished. The rusted fireplace cover in the Northeast meeting room was repaired by Paris Metal and reinstalled by custodian Ray Korte.
Librarian’s Report (Statistics): MOTION: Taylor, second Rhoads to approve report. Motion carried.
Friends of the Library: No report.
Unfinished Business: None.
New Business: Board members decided to keep IRS mileage rate at 56.5 cents/mile.
*Pennington informed members of a new circulation policy proposed by IHLS. The proposed policy does not comply with the Illinet Interlibrary Loan Code or the current IHLS Code (see attachment).
*Pennington completed the annual online certification with the state library.
*Staff training for the new Polaris system is February 4. The library will be closed that day.
Librarian’s Announcements: Bring Your Child to Library Day is Saturday, February 2 at 10:30 a.m. Chris Clawson will bring Mishka the dog.
Meeting adjourned 5:20 p.m. Next meeting is Monday, February 11, 2013.
Mary Taylor, Secretary