MINUTES ARE UNOFFICIAL UNTIL APPROVED
BY THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE HICKORY COUNTY LIBRARY DISTRICT
Monday, March 12, 2012
regular meeting of the Hickory County Library Board was held March 12, 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 at10:08am.
Doris Frye, President
Gerda Fitts, Treasurer
Stacy Coulsell, Library Administrator
Trustee Eva Cooper was absent; 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 January meeting were
reviewed, after reviewing the meeting minutes, Hal Geltmacher made a motion to approve as presented, Gerda Fitts 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 filed for 2012-2013 State Aid, and had sent the 2012 Technology
Plan Update in to the State Library. She noted that she had begun planning the summer reading special programs.
Coulsell reported that the adult computer classes would soon begin a second session. She also reported
that the Library would be offering a Genealogy class in late spring.
Administrator Coulsell presented the Financial Reports for January and February. The balance as of
March 12, 2012 was $146,209.83; this reflects the balance of both the Library accounts. After hearing the
Financial Reports for January Sharon Barrett moved to accept it as presented, Hal Geltmacher seconded, and the motion carried
unanimously. After hearing the Financial Reports for February Hal Geltmacher moved to accept it as presented,
Sharon Barrett seconded, and the motion carried unanimously.
Administrator Coulsell presented
the Library’s Circulation Reports for January and February. There were 59 new cards issued with a Total Circulation
for both months was 7292. Coulsell noted that the e-books had 23 checkouts in January and 74 checkouts
in February, reflecting increased use of that service.
Under President’s Report, Board President
Doris Frye had nothing to report.
Under Library Association Report, Library Association President
Sharon Barrett had nothing to report.
Under Friends—there was none.
Under Old Business—President Doris Frye commented that the Library Board was pleased with the Index
article on the announcement of e-books.
Under New Business—the
Board discussed receiving State Equalization funds for 2012 and the plans for this year. This item was
tabled until the April meeting.
Having no further business and hearing no public comment the meeting
adjourned at 11:23am.
The next meeting is to be April 9, 2012 at 9:00am
Sharon Barrett, Secretary