THESE MINUTES WERE APPROVED AS READ AT THE SEPTEMBER 9, 2013
COUNTY LIBRARY BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Monday, August 12, 2013, 2013
The regular meeting of the Hickory County Library Board was held August 12, 2013 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 9:06am.
Members present were:
President, Hal Geltmacher
Vice-President, Sharon Barrett
Treasurer Gerda Fitts
Secretary, Judy Baker
Stacy Coulsell, Library Administrator
Also in attendance was Library Assistant Manager
Tina Davis. The attendance was taken via the expense voucher.
The minutes from the July meeting were reviewed, after reviewing the minutes, Gerda Fitts moved to accept
the minutes as presented, Sharon Barrett seconded. All in favor and the motion carried unanimously.
Library Administrator Stacy Coulsell gave the
Administrator’s report for July. She reported that the Library’s summer programming was coming
to a close with the final program on August 31, 2013 finishing with Parasol Puppets of Rolla, Missouri. She noted that all
programs had been well attended. Coulsell also reported that some of the databases that she uses for purchasing
and interlibrary loan had changed formats. Preschool and Head Start story hours will continue once the
new school year begins.
presented the Financial Reports for July. The balance as of August 12, 2013 was $80,315.59 this reflects
the balance of both the Library accounts. After hearing the Financial Reports for July, Eva Cooper made
the motion to accept the report as presented. Sharon Barrett seconded, and the motion carried unanimously.
The Library’s Circulation Report was presented by Tina Davis for
July. There were 22 new cards issued with a Total Circulation for July of 4541. The e-book circulation
recorded an all time high checkout of 194 items downloaded. The month of July reflected the highest circulation
to date in the year 2013.
Report-there was none.
Report-Library Association President Sharon Barrett reported that the annual Corporate Registration for the Library Association
was due by August 31, 2013. The fee for that renewal was $15.00.
Under Old Business, the Board discussed Equalization funds and how they had been expended. Library
Administrator Coulsell reported that the Library had purchased a digital indoor electronic sign and a flat screen television
for programs and potential movie matinees for its younger patrons.
Under New Business, the Board discussed the changing health care laws and the Library’s current health
insurance for the employees. This item was tabled until more information about law changes is made available.
Also under New Business, the Board discussed permanently changing the
meeting time to 10:00am on the second Monday of each month. Sharon Barrett made the motion to set the meeting
time to 10:00am and for the meetings to continue to be on the second Monday of each month. Gerda Fitts
seconded. All in favor and the motion carried unanimously.
Having no further business and hearing no public comment, the meeting adjourned at 9:55am.
Judy Baker, Secretary