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January 2010 Closed Session

St. Charles City-County Library District

Board of Trustees


January 11, 2010

The St. Charles City-County Library District Board of Trustees met in closed session at 8:13 pm on Monday, January 11, 2009, at the Administrative Offices in St. Peters, Missouri. 

Board Members present:

  • Mr. Greg Dohrman
  • Ms. Myra Crook
  • Mr. John Thoelke
  • Dr. Jerry Cook
  • Ms. Mary Reese
  • Ms. Debbie Haupt

Board Members absent:

  • Mr. Gary Heggs
  • Ms. Lisa Pelikan

Library Staff present:

  • Carl Sandstedt, Director
  • Denise Mandle, Human Resources Coordinator

Ms. Mandle entered the closed session at approximately 8:48 pm. 

Discussions were held during the closed session regarding the part-time, exempt status of the Communications Specialist position. The Board members inquired of the Director about potential litigation connected with the Communications Specialist position that Ms. Mandle referred to in the open session.   

The Board members consulted with Ms. Mandle to further clarify the part-time, exempt status.

Furthermore, the Board stated that Ms. Mandle submit any concerns with personnel issues and law as well as any and all possible FLSA (Federal Labor Standard Act) issues to legal counsel through Mr. Sandstedt.  

There was no formal action taken during closed session.  

MOTION:  Ms. Reese moved to adjourn the closed session.  Ms. Haupt seconded.  A roll call vote was taken.  Board members present and voting yes to adjourn were:  Greg Dohrman, Jerry Cook, Myra Crook, Debbie Haupt, Mary Reese and John Thoelke.   

The closed session meeting adjourned at 9:13 pm. 

Respectfully submitted,

April C. Wootten,

Recording Secretary