MINUTES ARE UNOFFICIAL UNTIL APPROVED
BY THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE HICKORY COUNTY LIBRARY DISTRICT
Monday, August 13, 2012
regular meeting of the Hickory County Library Board was held August 13, 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 9:09am.
President, Hal Geltmacher
Treasurer Gerda Fitts
Trustee, Eva Cooper
The minutes from the July 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 had closed with the final event on Saturday, August 11, 2012. Coulsell noted that she was
looking into an author speaking engagement on Wilson’s Creek and the possibility of a local author.
Administrator Coulsell presented the Financial Reports for July. The balance as of August 13, 2012
was $78,949.94 this reflects the balance of both the Library accounts. After hearing the Financial Reports
for July, Sharon Barrett made the motion to accept the report as presented. Eva Cooper seconded, and the
motion carried unanimously.
Administrator Coulsell presented the Library’s Circulation Reports
for July. There were 38 new cards issued with a Total Circulation for the month was 4344.
Under President’s Report—there was none.
Association Report, Library Association President Sharon Barrett explained the Library District and the purpose and function
of the Library Association to new board member Judy Baker.
Under Old Business, the Board discussed the status of this year’s Equalization
funds, Library Administrator Coulsell reported that most of this year’s funds had been accounted for and dispersed.
Also under Old Business, Coulsell noted that she had been looking into expanding the Library’s e-book
service. This item is still being investigated.
Under New Business,
Administrator Coulsell proposed having a staff training and work day in September. She also noted
that when the Library closes this will be announced in the local newspaper and posted in the Library prior to the closing.
Eva Cooper made the motion to close one Monday in September, Gerda Fitts seconded and the motion carried unanimously.
Also, under New Business, the Board discussed carpet cleaning and maintenance.
Gerda Fitts moved to close the Library for one Saturday in October for carpet cleaning, Sharon Barrett seconded and
the motion carried unanimously.
The next meeting will be September 10, 2012 at 9:00am
Having no further business, and hearing no public comment, the meeting adjourned at 10:12am.
Judy Baker, Secretary