08/12/14 Minutes

MINUTES OF THE SPECIAL BOARD MEETING OF THE
ZION-BENTON PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
August 12, 2014

President George Andersson called the meeting to order at 6:00 p.m.

ROLL CALL: Present: Wendy Driver, Yadira Guzman, Mary Martin*, Beverly Mull, Stephanie Smith, Matthew St. Cyr, and George Andersson. Absent: None. Staff present: Tara Caldara. Visitors present: Tom Rich, Tom Rich Consulting.

AGENDA: Mr. Andersson presented the agenda.
Motion: Mrs. Guzman moved to adopt the agenda as presented. Second: Mrs. Driver. Roll Call: Aye: Driver, Guzman, Mull, Smith, St. Cyr, and Andersson. Nay: -0-. Abstain: -0-. Motion carried.

EXECUTIVE SESSION: Motion: Mrs. Driver moved to enter into Executive Session, in accordance with 5 ILCS 120/2 (c)(1) with Tara Caldara and Tom Rich attendance. Second: Mr. St. Cyr. Roll Call: Aye: Driver, Guzman, Mull, Smith, St. Cyr, and Andersson. Nay: -0-. Abstain: -0-. Motion carried.

* Mrs. Martin entered at 6:06 p.m.

The board reconvened in open session at 6:48 p.m.

Motion: Mr. St. Cyr moved to extend an offer to Carol Dolin for $80,000 per year plus benefits, to authorize Thomas Rich to act as the library’s agent during negotiations, and to authorize Thomas Rich to negotiate an annual salary up to $85,000 per year plus benefits. Second: Mrs. Driver. Roll Call: Aye: Driver, Guzman, Martin, Smith, St. Cyr, and Andersson. Nay: Mull. Abstain: -0-. Motion carried.

ADJOURNMENT: Motion: Mrs. Guzman moved to adjourn the meeting. Second: Mrs. Driver. Roll Call: Aye: Driver, Guzman, Martin, Mull, Smith, St. Cyr, and Andersson. Nay: -0-. Abstain: -0-. Motion carried.

The meeting adjourned at 6:50 p.m.

Approved: September 23, 2014.

Signed:  /s/ Matthew St. Cyr, President Pro Tem
Attest:    /s/ Mary E. Martin, Secretary

Recording Secretary: Tara Caldara