Board Meeting Recap - June 2014

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6. Communications

The Board recognized Bob Towner for his 37-years of service to Illinois libraries.  Bob is currently Operations Manager at the Champaign hub.

8.ISL Report

Anne Craig shared highlights of Small Public Library Management Institute held June 1-6, 2014.

15.a. Three-Year Review

Leslie Bednar presented an overview of IHLS progress in its first three years as an organization.

15.b. Prevailing Wage Rate 

The Board adopted prevailing wage rates for FY2015.

15.c. Approve Legal Counsel

Board approved IHLS legal counsel for FY2015.

15.d. Appointment to Vacant Board Seats Board accepted appointment of Sarah Isaacs (Illinois Early Intervention Clearinghouse) as Special Library Representative.  Ms. Isaac’s term on the Board of Directors is three years beginning July, 2014.
15.e. Acknowledgement of Retiring Board Members

Jim Matthews recognized retiring board members  for their three years of service to the Illinois Heartland Library System:

  • Libby Letterly (Williamsvillie CUSD, Williamsville), School Library Representative
  • Betsy Mahoney (Madison County Law Library, Edwardsville) Special Library Representative
  • Linda McDonnell (Six Mile Regional Library District, Granite City), Public Library Trustee Representative
  • Susan Tulis (Morris Library, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale), Academic Library Representative
  • Nina Wunderlich (Taylorville Public Library, Taylorville), Public Library Trustee Representative