Minutes 10-20-2016

Meeting of Library Trustees

Central Citizens’ Library District

October 20, 2016

I. Call Meeting to Order and Roll Call: President R. Lemenager called the regular meeting of Central Citizens’ Library District to order at 8:08 PM. Trustees present: A. Blasey, L. Gillespie, R. Lemenager, L. Phelps, D. Schafer, S. Senffner, and W. Thompson. Also present C. Hitchens, Director.

II. Approval of Minutes: A. Blasey made the motion, seconded by L. Phelps, to approve the September minutes. Aye all. Motion carried.

III. Reading and Allowance of Bills: L. Gillespie made the motion, seconded by W. Thompson, to pay listed bills. Roll call vote. Aye all. Motion carried.

IV. Treasurer’s Report: W. Thompson made the motion, seconded by A. Blasey, to approve the Treasurer’s Report. Aye all. Motion carried.

V. Opportunity for Public Input: None

VI. Communications and Reports:

  • The State Library’s annual free electronic database trial, Try-It Illinois, began October 1 and runs through November 30th.
  • The FY2017 Public Library Per Capita and Equalization Aid Grant application is now available and due by January 15, 2017.
  • The ILLINET Interlibrary Loan & Reciprocal Borrowing Statistical Survey has been submitted.
  • The library has hosted two Success by Six planning meetings in an effort to build a committee of Iroquois County representatives.
  • The “1,000 Books Before Kindergarten” program has 28 children enrolled.

VII. Unfinished Business: Hearing for Tax Levy Ordinance 16-03. S. Senffner made the motion, seconded by D. Schafer, to approve Ordinance 16-03. Roll call vote. Aye all. Motion carried.

VIII. New Business: None

IX. Adjournment: S. Senffner made the motion, seconded by D. Schafer, to adjourn the meeting. Aye all. Motion carried. Meeting adjourned.