Cordova District Library

Minutes of the Regular Meeting

Of the Board of Trustees

March 6, 2017  



The meeting was called to order at 7:30 a.m. by Debra Hart, Vice President.   Some board members may be attending electronically. 


Trustees in attendance: Regina Skipper, Debra Hart, Karen Lonergan, and Mark Barnes

Absent: Merredith Peterson, Audrey Roman.  Debra Deines, and Cheryl Lennox/Head Librarian were absent.

Sue Hebel/Library Director was in attendance. 

No public present.


The minutes from the previous meeting were presented. Karen Lonergan made a motion to accept the minutes as read and was seconded by Regina Skipper.   Motion carried. 







TREASURERíS REPORT:  Karen Lonergan presented the financials for the month.  Karen Lonergan made a motion to accept the Treasurerís report and pay the bills.    Regina Skipper 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.


The Family Credit Union cd matured and was moved to University of Iowa Credit Union.


DIRECTORíS REPORT:   Sue Hebel reported:  Cheryl Lennox will be on vacation March 24 through March 30.

Sue will attend the Reaching Forward Conference at Eastern Illinois University.  They are doing a session on library doing hot spots. 

Brad Cox the superintendent called Sue and invited Sue to a meeting with other taxing bodies that benefit from Exelon taxes.  He and a Rock Island County representative are going to meet with Exelon to negotiate an increase Exelonís assessed evaluation.  Rock Island County will accept the amount that is negotiated.


LIBRARIANíS REPORT:   The monthly stats were handed out.  Art Camp is in full swing.




FINANCE:   Thomas Hammer has moved us to Quick Books Pro Online.  Sue will be trained by our accountant Lynn Crawford. 


Financial Strategic Plan: No report


PERSONNEL:  no report


Personnel Strategic Plan:   No report   


POLICY:  Karen Lonergan made a motion to accept the Resolution to Comply with the Government Travel Expense Control Act.   Mark Barnes seconded the motion.  Roll call vote:   Karen Lonergan---yes, Mark Barnes---yes, Regina Skipper---yes, Debra Hart---yes    Motion carried.


Policy Strategic Plan:  No report


BUILDINGS & GROUNDS:    The electrical work will take two days so the library will be closed on March 14 and 15.

The carpet is scheduled for March 18 and 19.   It will take two days to do this.


Building & Ground Strategic Plan:  No report




TECHNOLOGY:  no report


Technology Strategic Plan:  No report








The next meeting will be on Thursday April 11, 2017 at 7:30 am.  



A motion was made by Karen Lonergan and seconded by Regina Skipper to adjourn the meeting.   Motion carried.  The meeting was adjourned at 8:40 am.



Submitted by,

Sue Hebel