The regular meeting of the Des Plaines Public Library Board of Trustees, held on January 15, 2013 at 4:00 p.m.
Full minutes of this meeting are available at http://dppl.org/assets/board_docs/Board_Minutes_Compiled_2013.pdf
Minutes of the Regular Meeting
January 15, 2013
I. CALL TO ORDER
The regular meeting of the Des Plaines Public Library Board of Trustees was held in
the second floor conference room on Tuesday, January 15, 2013. Vice President
Susan Moylan Krey called the meeting to order at 4:00 p.m.
II. ROLL CALL.
Roll call indicated the following board members were present: Dion Kendrick, Susan
Moylan Krey, Steve Mokry, Alma Perez, Gregory Sarlo, Jennifer Tsalapatanis, Carol
Absent: Eugene Fregetto, Rich Pope, Vince Rangel.
Also present: Holly Richards Sorensen, Roberta Johnson, Heather Imhoff, Jo Bonell,
Stephanie Spetter, Susan Farid, Brodie Austin, Ralph Dellar, Susan Stucka, Don
Sofolo, Tim Haskell, Michael Rutter, Matt Ferris, Rob Nelson, Alderman Dan Wilson,
III. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE.
IV. CONSIDERATION OF THE AGENDA
MOTION by Gregory Sarlo, seconded by Steve Mokry, to accept the agenda,
as amended. VOTE: AYES: All. NAYS: None. MOTION CARRIED.
Susan Moylan Krey asked to remove XI. Announcements, D. Board Committees.
V. OATH OF OFFICE.
Jennifer Tsalapatanis took the Oath of Office.
VI. PUBLIC COMMENTS AND QUESTIONS
Ralph Dellar, Park Ridge, Des Plaines Toastmasters, asked the following questions in
regards to possible meeting room fees:
• Will IT services be included in the room reservation fees?
• Will non-profit organizations be given preferential treatment over for profit
organizations or will it be first come, first served?
• Will fees be paid online or some other method and can an organization pay
for dates for the year?
• Will credit/debit card processing fees apply and if so, who will pay the fee?
• If a meeting room reservation is cancelled, will the fee be refunded?
Susan Stucka, Des Plaines, Des Plaines Toastmasters, asked if the library would offer
iPads to the meeting room users.
Kevin Chapman, Mount Prospect, Des Plaines Toastmasters President, stated that
they value the meeting room and that the Toastmasters previously made donations
to the library for meeting room use.
Vince Rangel entered the meeting at 4:14 p.m.
VII. CITY COUNCIL COMMUNITY SERVICES COMMITTEE – Alderman Dan Wilson.
Alderman Wilson was in attendance, but did not give a report.
VIII. CONSENT AGENDA
MOTION by Steve Mokry, seconded by Jennifer Tsalapatanis, to approve the Consent
Agenda, as presented. VOTE: AYES: All. NAYS: None. MOTION CARRIED.
IX. PRESENTATION – Brodie Austin, Web Services Librarian.
Brodie Austin, Web Services Librarian, explained his work at the library.
X. NEW BUSINESS
A. Approve Payment of Vendor Checks Report – 2012 $170,113.48 and Approve
Payment of Vendor Checks Report -2013 $122,117.15 and ACH Payments –
$37,939.66. [Action Item]
MOTION by Jennifer Tsalapatanis, seconded by Gregory Sarlo, to approve the
payment of vendor checks for 2012 in the amount of $170,113.48 and payment of
vendor checks for 2013 in the amount of $122,117.15 and ACH Payments in the
amount of $37,939.66 as listed on the vendor checks report of December 2012 and
authorize Library Director Sorensen to have transferred the amount required to the
library’s operating account. ROLL CALL VOTE: AYES: Kendrick, Moylan Krey, Mokry,
Perez, Rangel, Sarlo, Tsalapatanis. NAYS: None. MOTION CARRIED.
B. Review and Approve Proposal for Copier Lease. [Action Item]
Director Sorensen stated that the current copier lease expires March 1, 2013. The
library currently leases 9 copy machines. Proposals were received from six vendors
for the lease of 9 copy machines. The lowest proposal was from Impact Networking,
in the amount of $82,115.64 for a 36-month contract. Director Sorensen stated that
the library would raise the price for black and white copies from 10 cents to 15
cents, which will increase revenue approximately $12,000/yr.
Rob Nelson, Genesis Technologies, stated that the proposal submitted by Genesis
was incorrectly stated in the copier lease proposal document.
MOTION by Jennifer Tsalapatanis, seconded by Dion Kendrick, to table the
discussion for copiers leases until the February 19, 2013 Board of Trustees meeting.
ROLL CALL VOTE: AYES: Kendrick, Mokry, Perez, Rangel, Sarlo, Tsalapatanis. NAYS:
Moylan Krey. MOTION CARRIED.