East Moline Library Board gathers to review financial items
Members of the East Moline Library Board met Wednesday, May 25.
"The East Moline Public Library is governed by an appointed Board of Trustees. The Board meets at 4:00 p.m. on the fourth Wednesday of every month except for the combined months of November/December. Visitors are welcome."
Here are the meeting minutes as provided by the East Moline Library Board:
President James A. Hoffman called the May 25, 2016, meeting of the Library Board to order at 3:59 pm.
Present: Gerry Baecke, Sheryl Hanson, James A. Hoffman, James Jannes, Imogene Jensen, Steve Strupp, Van Thompson
Absent: Nodie Kipp, Jeannine Zmuda
Also Present: Laura Long, Library Director
Minutes: Gerry made a motion to approve the minutes of April 27, Steve seconded; motion carried.
Financial Report: The financial report was reviewed and placed on file for audit.
Bills: Van made a motion to approve the bills, Steve seconded; motion carried.
Librarian's Report: See attached
Reports: Building and Grounds - The board discussed the ceiling tile in the Children's Room.
Laura should have an estimate for repairs by Friday.
Foundation: No report
Old Business: Triumph Bank-the city is willing to pay half to amend the TIF district to include the bank. Jim made a motion to set aside money, maximum $14,000, to be paid to Ehlers & Associates to amend the Downtown TIF Amendment district, Van seconded; motion carried.
Liability insurance - Gerry suggested we get something in writing to show we are covered by the city.
Laura has not heard any more about the Corporate Replacement Tax.
New Business: Gerry made a motion to approve the budget adjustment from the Budget
Change Report, Steve seconded; motion carried.
Board elections - President-James A. Hoffman
Vice-President- Van Thompson
Gerry made a motion to accept the named officers as discussed from the floor, Jim seconded; motion carried Indy film director, Stephen Folker, has asked permission to film a movie at the library.
Van made a motion to allow the filming if we are given proof of insurance and a staff person is here while the film crew are on site, Jim seconded; motion carried.
Closed Session: No
President's Items: None
Public Comment: None
Items to be place on next month's agenda: Non-Resident Fees
Gerry made a motion to adjourn the meeting, Steve seconded. The meeting adjourned at 4:58 pm.
Imogene Jensen, Secretary
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