Library Board of Trustees Meeting

Sep 11 2012 7:00 pm

 

Minutes of the Meeting
Of the
Board of Trustees
Johnsburg Public Library
Sept. 11, 2012
Trustees Present: J. Stockwell, M.J. Farrell, M. Diedrich, R. Barnes, K. Hughes, K. Kucik, E. Munson. Also Present: Dir. M Zawacki , representatives of two of the firms submitting roofing bids and Bldg. Manager Kurt Johnson.
 
Call to Order
The meeting was called to order at 7:00pm by Pres. E. Munson.
Meeting agenda was amended to allow opening of the bids for replacement of the library roof. The lowest bid was submitted by Charles Copley Roofing Company of Crystal Lake. Motion was made by J. Stockwell, seconded by R. Barnes, to approve acceptance of the bid from Copley Roofing in the amount of $36,540.00. Ayes: J. Stockwell, K. Hughes, R. Barnes, M. Diedrich, M.J. Farrell, K. Kucik, E. Munson. Motion passed. The re-roofing will be scheduled for the second week in October, weather permitting.
Approval of Minutes
Motion was made by J. Stockwell, seconded by K. Hughes, to approve the minutes of the August meeting as presented. Ayes: J. Stockwell, K. Hughes, R. Barnes, M. Diedrich, M.J. Farrell, K. Kucik, E. Munson. Motion passed.
Approval of Bills
Motion was made by M.J. Farrell, seconded by J. Stockwell, to approve payment of the bills in the amount of $39,057.68. Ayes: J. Stockwell, M.J. Farrell, R. Barnes, K. Hughes, M. Diedrich, K. Kucik, E. Munson. Motion passed.
Treasurer’s Financial Report
Trustees reviewed the treasurer’s financial report.
Committee Reports
There were no committee reports.
Correspondence
There was no correspondence.
Unfinished Business
There was no unfinished business.
New Business
Motion was made by M.J. Farrell, seconded by J. Stockwell, to approve Ordinance #2012-9-1 ( Ordinance Levying Taxes for 2012-1013). Ayes: J. Stockwell, R. Barnes, M. Diedrich, K. Hughes, M.J. Farrell, K. Kucik, E. Munson. Motion passed.
Motion was made by J. Stockwell, seconded by R. Barnes, to approve quote from Stateline Technologies in the amount of $4,126.53 for replacement of a server. Ayes: J. Stockwell, R. Barnes, M. Diedrich, K.Hughes, M.J. Farrell, K. Kucik, E. Munson. Motion passed.
Director’s Report
Trustees reviewed the director’s report.
Public Input
There was no public input.
Board Input
There was no board input.
Adjournment
Motion was made by M.J. Farrell, seconded by J. Stockwell, to adjourn the meeting. Ayes: J. Stockwell, R. Barnes, K. Hughes, M. Diedrich, M.J. Farrell, K. Kucik, e. Munson. Motion passed. Meeting was adjourned by Pres. E. Munson at 7:53pm.
 
                                                                                Respectfully submitted,
 
                                                                                Kathleen Kucik, Secretary
 
 
DIRECTOR’S REPORT
September 2012

 

  1. Summer Reading Programs:
We had fantastic participation in our summer reading programs this year. There were 216 children who submitted at least one completed reading log, with a total of 462 completed entry logs submitted.   For the Adult/YA program, there were 59 people who completed the reading program requirements, with a total of 114 entries submitted.
 
  1. New LTA Practicum Student:
We have a new library student from the College of DuPage starting September 10. Mariann Cairo has worked at the McHenry Public Library for the past 7 years. She will be working here on Monday mornings and Tuesday evenings through November, for a total of 75 hours. She will work at the Checkout Desk, as well as doing other projects (weeding, book lists, etc.)

 
 
 
August 2012 statistics:
TOTAL CIRCULATION:  9,594                                AVG. DAILY CIRCULATION:  355
VOLUMES ADDED:  305                                         VOLUMES WITHDRAWN: 71
TOTAL VOLUMES: 60,095                                     TOTAL PATRONS REGISTERED: 11,075
ILL BORROWING STATISTICS:      246                  ILL LENDING STATISTICS:  160                
                                                                                   
Respectfully submitted,
 
 
 
Maria Zawacki
Library Director