March 8, 2016

BENTON PUBLIC LIBRARY

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

MINUTES

MARCH 8, 2016

The meeting was called to order at 6:00 pm by President Doris Heaton.

Members Present: Pam Appleton, Stephanie Hart, Doris Heaton, Sammy Kraft, Jake Seymour (by phone conference) and Sue Wells. Members Absent: Kathy Storey

Also present: Susan Stickel, Director

Motion by Sammy Kraft to approve the minutes of the February 8, 2016 meeting passed.

Motion by Sammy Kraft to approve the payment of bills and the financial reports passed.

Program Director unable to give report due to illness. Her reports were distributed.

Librarian’s report presented. Susan Stickel discussed National Library Week upcoming in April and details regarding celebration.

Old business: Pam Appleton gave report on progress concerning the Centennial Celebration.


Regarding the current roof situation, plans are to move forward in seeking legal action. Damage has been caused to the roof as the result of improper installation of shingles.

Kathy Storey id researching the Illinois Funds accounts. Doris Heaton reported all correspondence is now done online and that we are to no longer issue checks on accounts.

New Business: National Library Week will be April 10th through the 16th this year. The library will hold an amnesty day for patrons waiving fees for fines. A customer appreciation table will be set up.

Meeting adjourned at 7:00pm

Susan Stickel