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July 2012 Regular Monthly Meeting

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These minutes were approved as read at the August 13, 2012 Meeting of the Hickory County Library Board of Trustees

Monday, July 9, 2012

The regular meeting of the Hickory County Library Board was held July 9, 2012 at 9:00am in the Hickory County Library Community Room, at the Hickory County Library, 99 New Hermitage Drive, Hermitage, Missouri, 65668.

President Hal Geltmacher called the meeting to order at 9:04am.

Members present were:

President, Hal Geltmacher

Treasurer Gerda Fitts

Secretary, Judy Baker

Trustee, Eva Cooper

Stacy Coulsell, Library Administrator

Vice-President Sharon Barrett was absent; attendance was taken via the expense voucher. 

The minutes from the June meeting were reviewed, after reviewing the meeting minutes, Gerda Fitts 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 noted that the summer programming for the Library continued with three entertainers remaining, these performances will be listed on the website and in The Index.  Administrator Coulsell reported that the library had completed their first month in the Worksite Wellness program hosted by the Hickory County Health Department. 

Administrator Coulsell presented the Financial Reports for June.  The balance as of July 9, 2012 was $92,547.17 this reflects the balance of both the Library accounts.  After hearing the Financial Reports for June, Gerda Fitts made the motion to accept the report as presented.  Judy Baker seconded, and the motion carried unanimously.

Administrator Coulsell presented the Library’s Circulation Reports for June.  There were 61 new cards issued with a Total Circulation for the month was 3720. 

Under President’s Report—there was none.

Under Library Association Report, there was none as Library Association President Sharon Barrett was absent.

Under Friends—there was none.

Under Old Business, the Board discussed the status of this year’s Equalization funds, Administrator Coulsell reported that four new computers had been ordered for public use and a new Canon 2030 copier/fax/printer was in place.  Coulsell also noted that she was looking into purchasing an inter-active whiteboard for the computer lab with these funds.

Under New Business, Administrator Coulsell presented the Library’s Quarterly Balance Report for the second quarter of 2012.  After reviewing the report, Eva Cooper moved to accept this report as presented, Gerda Fitts seconded, and the motion carried unanimously. Also under New Business, Library Board President Hal Geltmacher welcomed newly appointed board member, Judy Baker.  President Hal Geltmacher also read a card from retired Board President Doris Frye, thanking the Board for her years with them and the Library.

Having no further business, and hearing no public comment, the meeting adjourned at 9:50am.

Respectfully submitted,


Judy Baker, Secretary




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