THESE MINUTES WERE APPROVED AT THE MARCH 12, 2012 MEETING OF THE HICKORY COUNTY
LIBRARY BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Monday, January 9, 2012
The regular meeting of the Hickory County Library Board was held
January 9, 2012 at 10:00am in the Hickory County Library Community Room, at the Hickory County Library, 99 New Hermitage Drive,
Hermitage, Missouri, 65668.
President Doris Frye called the meeting to order at10:12am.
Members present were:
Doris Frye, President
Vice President, Hal Geltmacher
Gerda Fitts, Treasurer
Stacy Coulsell, Library Administrator
Eva Cooper, Trustee
Attendance was taken via the expense voucher.
The agenda was presented; the motion to approve the agenda was made by Hal Geltmacher, seconded by Gerda
Fitts, all in favor and the motion carried unanimously.
The minutes from the December meeting were
reviewed, after reviewing the meeting minutes, Hal Geltmacher made a motion to approve as presented, Eva Cooper seconded,
and the motion carried unanimously.
Library Administrator Stacy Coulsell gave
her Administrator’s Report. She reported that the Story Hours with the Preschool and local Head Start
groups continued. She noted that she had submitted the Statistical Report to the State Library in December.
She reported that she was looking into an author/book signing event. She also was researching ideas
for adult programming for 2012. Coulsell reported that the adult computer classes would continue, expanding
on classes on Excel, digital photographing and online banking. Coulsell also noted she was looking into
purchasing a battery back-up system for the Library’s office and circulation computers.
Administrator Coulsell presented the Financial Reports for December. The balance as of January 9,
2012 was $47839.29; this reflects the balance of both the Library accounts. After hearing the Financial
Reports, Hal Geltmacher moved to accept it as presented, Eva Cooper seconded, and the motion carried unanimously.
Administrator Coulsell presented the Library’s Circulation Report for December. There were 13
new cards issued with a Total Circulation for December was 3482.
Report, Board President Doris Frye had nothing to report.
Under Library Association Report, Library
Association President Sharon Barrett had nothing to report.
Under Old Business—Library Administrator Stacy Coulsell reported
that the balance of the Equalization funds had been expended by December 31, 2011.
Also under Old Business, Coulsell noted that the e-book system was nearly ready to launch for the public, she hoped
to release an article to the newspaper for the unveiling.
Under New Business—Library Administrator
presented the Fourth Quarter Balance Report. After reviewing the report as presented, Eva Cooper made the
motion to accept the report, Hal Geltmacher seconded, and the motion carried unanimously.
Hearing no public comment and having no further business, the meeting adjourned at 11:14am
The next meeting is to be February 13, 2012 at 10:00am
Sharon Barrett, Secretary