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September 2012 Regular Monthly Meeting

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Monday, September 10, 2012

The regular meeting of the Hickory County Library Board was held September 10, 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 9:07am.

Members present were:

President, Hal Geltmacher

Treasurer Gerda Fitts

Secretary, Judy Baker

Trustee, Eva Cooper

Stacy Coulsell, Library Administrator

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

The minutes from the August 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 she had been planning to begin story hours with the local preschool and head start groups with the start of the new school year.  She noted that staff member Mary Ann Bullimore had returned from sick leave.  Coulsell reported that she had replaced one of the library’s two circulation computers.  Coulsell also reported that she was looking into additional local author speaking engagements.

Administrator Coulsell presented the Financial Reports for August.  The balance as of September 10, 2012 was $67,501.45 this reflects the balance of both the Library accounts.  After hearing the Financial Reports for August, Eva Cooper 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 August.  There were 31 new cards issued with a Total Circulation for the month was 4390.  August reflected the highest circulation of items for the year.

Under President’s Report—there was none.

Under Library Association Report, Library Association Treasurer Stacy Coulsell reported that the annual non-for profit corporation fee of $15.00 had been filed.

Under Friends—there was none.

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.

Under New Business, the Board discussed the computers that had been recently replaced.  Gerda Fitts moved to declare five Dell Inspiron computers as salvaged material.  Eva Cooper seconded the motion, and the motion carried unanimously.

The next meeting will be October 8, 2012 at 9:00am

Having no further business, and hearing no public comment, the meeting adjourned at 9:58am.

Respectfully submitted,


Judy Baker, Secretary

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