Cordova District Library

Minutes of the Regular Meeting

Of the Board of Trustees

June 9, 2016


The meeting was called to order at 5:00 pm by Debra Hart, Vice President.    

Trustees in attendance:  Karen Lonergan, Bruce Wood, Audrey Roman, Debra Hart, and Regina Skipper.   Deb Deines, Merredith Peterson and Cheryl Lennox/Head Librarian, were absent.

Sue Hebel/Library Director was in attendance. 


The minutes from the previous meeting were presented. Bruce Wood made a motion to accept the minutes as read and was seconded by Audrey Roman.   Motion carried.  

There were no minutes from the May Closed Session.  Sue Hebel will request that Deb Deines have these for the July meeting.





TREASURERíS REPORT:  Karen Lonergan presented the financials for the month.  Karen Lonergan made a motion to accept the Treasurerís report and pay the bills.  Bruce Wood seconded.  Motion carried.


            BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the payments made by the District, under the signatures of the President, Treasurer, or Director, as detailed in the Financial Report presented and approved as necessary to meet the obligations of the District in timely manner.


DIRECTORíS REPORT:   Sue Hebel reported:

         Itís time to review the Closed Session Minutes for fiscal year 2015-2016.  Audrey Roman volunteered.  Sue will contact Deb Deines and see if she would do this with Audrey.

         Sue will be on vacation June 12-17th.

         Each of the board members have a copy of a letter sent by Exelon announcing the closing of the Quad City Nuclear Power Plant as of June 1, 2018.

         Bill Stoermer will be at the River Cities Rotary meeting on Tues June 14 at Brothers Restaurant. He will be discussing the closure of the nuclear plant and what that would mean for our community.  Sue talked to River Cities Rotary about board members possibly attending.

         So far 57 kids signed up for the SRP which started on June 6.   This is a very good start for the first week. 

         There were 190 kids and parents at Paint the Road which is our biggest turnout yet.  A good time was had by all.  Stanís Ice Cream came at the end of the session.

         30 kids signed up for the Zombie Lunch on June 10th








Karen Lonergan presented the Working Budget for 2016-2017. 

Roll Call Vote: 

      Karen LonerganóYes

      Bruce Wood---Yes

      Audrey Roman---Yes

      Debra Hart---Yes

      Regina Skipper---Yes

Financial Strategic Plan: No report


PERSONNEL:   No Report

Personnel Strategic Plan:   No report   


POLICY:  No report

Policy Strategic Plan:  No report


BUILDINGS & GROUNDS:  Sue Hebel contacted the Johnson Creek Hardwood about trees on the Green Space.  Sue will send him some pictures of the trees that need to come down.

Building & Ground Strategic Plan:  No report



Flipster which is our eMagazines is up and running.  Patrons may check out as many magazines as they wish.  Monthly magazines check out for 1 week, weekly magazines check out ofr 2 days.  So far we have close to 30 magazines.

Technology Strategic Plan:  No report






Non Resident Fee:

   Bruce Wood made a motion, Karen Lonergan seconded the motion to keep the Non-Resident Fee at $65.00.  Motion passed.


Meeting Date Ordinance

Sue Hebel presented the Meeting Date Ordinance which lists all the board meetings for the upcoming fiscal year.  Karen Lonergan made a motion to accept the Meeting Date Ordinance with time corrections, Audrey Roman seconded the motion.  Motion passed


Prevailing Wage Ordinance

.Sue Hebel presented the Prevailing Wage Ordinance for fiscal year 2016-2017.  Karen Lonergan made a motion to accept the ordinance as presented, Regina Skipper seconded the motion. 

Roll call vote:

     Karen Lonergan----yes

     Audrey Roman----yes

     Debra Hart----yes

     Regina Skipper----yes

     Bruce Wood----no

Motion passed.



The next meeting will be on Thursday July 14, 2016 at 7:30 a.m.   



A motion was made by Karen Lonergan   and seconded by Regina Skipper to adjourn the meeting.   Motion carried. 


Respectfully Submitted,


Sue Hebel