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Barrington Public Library District Board of Trustees met June 09

By Corazon L. Gonzales | Jul 14, 2017

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Barrington Public Library District Board of Trustees met June 9.

Here is the minutes as provided by the board:

A Regular Meeting of the Board of Library Trustees was held on June 12, 2017, at 7:05 p.m. in the Conference Room of the Barrington Area Library pursuant to notices sent to the Board and the press on June 9, 2017.


Present and acting as trustees were:

Donald F. Minner, President 

Carolyn Welch Clifford, Vice President 

Carrie F. Carr, Treasurer 

Barbara Pintozzi, Secretary 

William J. Pizzi

Absent Were:

Denise Devereux Peters 

Denise Tenyer

Also in attendance were:

Detlev Pansch, Executive Director 

Lisa Stordahl, Staff 

Christine Roggeveen, village resident 

Mara McGovern, village resident 

Deborah Moehlmann, village resident 

Peg Cullen, village resident 

Marcie Lavery, village resident 

Larry Lavery, village resident 

Jan Miller, village resident 

Dan Miller, village resident 

Melinda Lomas, village resident 

Robert Tikwart, village resident

President Minner called the meeting to order, welcomed all those present, and invited them to address the Board. Many of those in attendance spoke and urged the Board to work with the Village of Barrington and IDOT in order to move the Lake Zurich Realignment Project forward. President Minner thanked the guests for attending and for sharing their thoughts. President Minner explained the process of what has transpired with the Village thus far and that communication is still open between the Village and the Library Board of Trustees. He also explained that the Board has received letters from residents against the realignment project as proposed and that the Board must take into account those opinions as well when making their decisions.

President Minner asked if there were questions on the minutes of the May 8 Regular Meeting. There were none. Mr. Pizzi moved, and Ms. Pintozzi seconded, to approve the minutes of May 8 as presented.

Ayes: Minner, Clifford, Carr, Pintozzi, Pizzi 

Nays: 0

Absent: Peters, Tenyer

Motion: Carried.

President Minner and Mr. Pizzi were administered the oath of office due to their recent reelection to the Board.

The organization of the Board followed. Ms. Carr moved, and Mr. Pizzi seconded, to nominate Mr. Minner as President of the Board.

Ayes: Minner, Clifford, Carr, Pintozzi, Pizzi 

Nays: 0

Absent: Peters, Tenyer

Motion: Carried.

President Minner moved, and Mr. Pizzi seconded, to nominate Ms. Clifford as Vice President of the Board.

Ayes: Minner, Clifford, Carr, Pintozzi, Pizzi 

Nays: 0

Absent: Peters, Tenyer

Motion: Carried.

President Minner moved, and Ms. Pintozzi seconded, to nominate Ms. Carr as Treasurer of the Board.

Ayes: Minner, Clifford, Carr, Pintozzi, Pizzi 

Nays: 0

Absent: Peters, Tenyer

Motion: Carried.

President Minner moved, and Ms. Carr seconded, to nominate Ms. Pintozzi as Secretary of the Board.

Ayes: Minner, Clifford, Carr, Pintozzi, Pizzi 

Nays: 0

Absent: Peters, Tenyer

Motion: Carried.

President Minner asked if anyone wanted to make any changes to their committee assignments. All present trustees stated they would like to remain on their present committees, therefore, no changes to committees were made at this time.

Ayes: Minner, Clifford, Carr, Pintozzi, Pizzi 

Nays: 0

Absent: Peters, Tenyer

Motion: Carried.

Ordinance 2017-1, the Schedule of Regular Meetings of the Board of Library Trustees for the fiscal year July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018 was reviewed. Ms. Clifford moved, and Ms. Pintozzi seconded, to adopt Ordinance 2017-1.

Ayes: Minner, Clifford, Carr, Pintozzi, Pizzi 

Nays: 0

Absent: Peters, Tenyer

Motion: Carried.

Ordinance 2017-2, an Ordinance adopting the prevailing wage rate for laborers, workers and mechanics employed on any public works of the Barrington Public Library District was reviewed. Ms. Carr moved, and Mr. Pizzi seconded, to adopt Ordinance 2017-2.

Ayes: Minner, Clifford, Carr, Pintozzi, Pizzi 

Nays: 0

Absent: Peters, Tenyer

Motion: Carried.

Resolution 2017-2, the Annual Resolution authorizing public library district non-resident cards was reviewed. President Minner moved, and Ms. Clifford seconded, to adopt Resolution 2017-2.

Ayes: Minner, Clifford, Carr, Pintozzi, Pizzi 

Nays: 0

Absent: Peters, Tenyer

Motion: Carried.

President Minner congratulated Ms. Tammy Surprise on her five year anniversary with the library. The Board is very happy with the decision to bring in an HR Specialist and appreciate Ms. Surprise's dedication to the library and its staff.

Ms. Carr presented the Treasurer's report. Beginning balance was $6,093,960.24 with receipts of $161,388.28 and expenditures of $511,199.49; leaving an ending balance of $5,744,149.03. Eleven months into the fiscal year, revenues are at 78.9% of anticipated and expenditures are at 71.91% of budget. Mr. Pizzi moved, and President Minner seconded, to approve the Treasurer's report and bills for payment as presented.

Ayes: Minner, Clifford, Carr, Pintozzi, Pizzi 

Nays: 0

Absent: Peters, Tenyer 

Motion: Carried.

Director Pansch updated the Board on the process of closing the South Branch. On June 20, the lockers will be moved to the vestibule area. The Branch will close on July 27, leaving about a month to move library items to the main library and turn the space over to the South Barrington Club by August 30.

In addition, Director Pansch reported that the lockers will be moved indoors at the Willow Recreation Center on June 21. The library will pay $600.00 per year to rent that space.

Director Pansch also notified the Board that We have been awarded the Per Capita Grant from the Illinois Secretary of State again this year in the amount of $34,285.26, but the funds had not yet been received.

There being no further business, Ms. Carr moved, and Ms. Pintozzi seconded, to adjourn.

Ayes: Minner, Clifford, Carr, Pintozzi, Pizzi 

Nays: 0

Absent: Peters, Tenyer

Motion: Carried.

Adjournment was at 7:55 p.m.

http://www.barringtonarealibrary.org/images/pdf/170612SignedMinutes.pdf

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