THESE MINUTES WERE APPROVED AS READ AT THE APRIL
8, 2013 MEETING OF THE HICKORY COUNTY LIBRARY BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Monday, March 11, 2012
regular meeting of the Hickory County Library Board was held March 11, 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 10:05am.
President, Hal Geltmacher
Secretary, Judy Baker
Vice-President Sharon Barrett and Trustee Eva Cooper were absent.
Also in attendance was Library assistant manager, Tina Davis. The attendance was taken via the expense voucher.
The minutes from the February meeting were reviewed, after reviewing the meeting minutes, Gerda Fitts made
a motion to approve as presented, Judy Baker seconded, and the motion carried unanimously.
Administrator Stacy Coulsell presented the Library’s report, she noted that she was working on a Techonology Plan
for the State Library, this plan covers 2013 through 2016. This report discusses technological improvements
and upgrades that are projected to be made over a three year time span. Coulsell also reported that the
story hours with the Preschool and Head Start groups continued. Administrator Coulsell noted that she had
begun planning for the Library’s special summer programming.
Coulsell presented the Financial Reports for February. The balance as of March 11, 2012 was $145,022.33
this reflects the balance of both the Library accounts. After hearing the Financial Reports for February,
Gerda Fitts made the motion to accept the report as presented. Judy Baker seconded, and the motion carried
The Library’s Circulation Report was presented by Tina Davis for December. There were 18 new
cards issued with a Total Circulation for February of 3152. It was noted that the Library was closed for
two days due to weather conditions.
Under President’s Report there was none.
Under Association Report-Association Treasurer Stacy Coulsell reported on behalf of absent Association President
that the annual USDA Fiscal Year Report had been submitted in February.
Under Old Business,
the Board discussed roof repair. Administrator Coulsell reported that local contractor Gary Walker had
been contacted and repairs were scheduled.
Under New Business—Library Administrator Stacy
Coulsell reported that the Library had received $18,321.49 in Equalization funds. This money is to be used
for improvements beyond the Library’s normal operating budget. The Board discussed potential uses
for these funds. There was discussion of adding handicapped accessible equipment to the public computers
and upgrades to the Library’s e-book subscription service.
Having no further business
and hearing no public comment, the meeting adjourned at 10:40am
The next meeting is to be April
8, 2013 at 9:00am.
Judy Baker, Secretary