THESE MINUTES WERE APPROVED AS READ AT THE NOVEMBER
12, 2012 MEETING OF THE HICKORY COUNTY LIBRARY BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Monday, October 8, 2012
regular meeting of the Hickory County Library Board was held October 8, 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 9:02am.
President, Hal Geltmacher
President, Sharon Barrett
Treasurer Gerda Fitts
Trustee, Eva Cooper
The attendance was taken via the expense voucher.
The minutes from the September 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. Coulsell reported that
the Library would be closed one Saturday in October for carpet cleaning. She noted that she was looking
at dates for the Wilson’s Creek program. Coulsell reported that the Preschool story hour had resumed
at the library, and that she would be contacting the Head Start group to schedule their monthly visit.
Administrator Coulsell presented the Financial Reports for September. The balance as of Ocotber 8th,
was $54,651.18 this reflects the balance of both the Library accounts. After hearing the Financial Reports
for August, Sharon Barrett 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 September. There were 24 new cards issued with a Total Circulation for the month was 3326. September reflected the
highest circulation in e-book transactions with 124 for the total.
Report—there was none.
Under Library Association Report, Library Association President
Sharon Barrett noted that the annual meeting would be in December to set the Library’s lease payment.
Under Friends—there was none
Under Old Business- Administrator Coulsell
reported that the Equalization funds have been fully expended.
Under New Business—administrator
Coulsell presented the board with the Third Quarter Balance report, and after reviewing this report Eva Cooper moved to accept
it as presented. Sharon Barrett seconded and the motion carried unanimously. Coulsell
also presented a Preliminary 2013 Fiscal Budget. This item was reviewed and tabled until the next meeting.
Also under New Business, Eva Cooper moved to set the January, February, and
March board meeting times to 10:00am due to possible weather conditions. Gerda Fitts seconded and the motion
The next meeting will be November 12, 2012 at 9:00am
Having no further business, and hearing no public comment, the meeting adjourned at 9:58am.
Judy Baker, Secretary