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THESE MINUTES WERE APPROVED AS READ AT THE JUNE 11, 2012 MEETING OF THE HICKORY COUNTY LIBRARY BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Monday, May 14, 2012

The regular meeting of the Hickory County Library Board was held May 14, 2012 at 9:00am 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 at 9:12am.

Members present were:                

Doris Frye, President

Vice President, Hal Geltmacher

Gerda Fitts, Treasurer

Sharon Barret, Secretary

Stacy Coulsell, Library Administrator

Trustee Eva Cooper was absent; attendance was taken via the expense voucher. 

The minutes from the April meeting were reviewed, after reviewing the meeting minutes, Gerta Fitts made a motion to approve as presented, Sharon Barrett 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 the Summer Programming had been scheduled.  She noted that she was planning a Patron Appreciation day for June, as this would be the tenth anniversary of the new library building.   She also reported that the Library would be offering advanced computer classes in the early summer and those dates would be announced at a later date.

Administrator Coulsell presented the Financial Reports for April.  The balance as of May 14, 2012 was $117,086.28; this reflects the balance of both the Library accounts.  After hearing the Financial Reports for April, Sharon Barrett made the motion to accept the report as presented.  Hal Geltmacher seconded, and the motion carried unanimously.

Administrator Coulsell presented the Library’s Circulation Reports for April.  There were 24new cards issued with a Total Circulation for the month was 3126.  Coulsell noted that the e-books had 100 checkouts in April, reflecting increased use of that service.

Under President’s Report—there was none.

Under Library Association Report, Library Association President Sharon Barrett reported that the Library’s annual USDA payment had been made.

Under Friends, there was none.

Under Old Business, the Board discussed plans for this year’s Equalization funds.  Administrator Coulsell suggested that four new computers and electronic white board be purchased for public access use and computer classes.

Under New Business, President Doris Frye appointed a nominating committee for the officers of the board for 2012-13.

The next meeting is to be June 11, 2012 at 9:00am

Having no further business and hearing no public comment the meeting adjourned at 10:08am.

Respectfully submitted,

________________________

Sharon Barrett, Secretary

  

     

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