THESE MINUTES WERE APPROVED AS READ AT THE
JANUARY 12, 2015 MEETING OF THE HICKORY COUNTY LIBRARY BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Monday, December 8, 2014
The regular meeting of the Hickory County Library Board was held December 8, 2014 at 10:00am 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 10:07am.
Members present were:
President, Hal Geltmacher
Treasurer, Gerda Fitts
Secretary, Judy Baker
Trustee, Eva Cooper
Also in attendance was Assistant Manager Tina Davis, attendance was taken
via the expense voucher.
The minutes from the November meeting
were reviewed, after reviewing the minutes Sharon Barrett moved to accept the minutes as presented, Eva Cooper seconded and
the motion carried.
Library Administrator Stacy Coulsell
gave the Administrator’s report. Coulsell reported that she had submitted the Annual Statistical Report to the
State Library. Administrator Coulsell reported that she had received a letter from the State Library inviting
the Hickory County Library to apply for the 2015 Technology Grant. Coulsell acknowledged that Library Volunteer
Sherrill Nelson continued to work at the Library and was well-received by the library patrons.
Administrator Coulsell presented the Financial Reports for November. The balance
as of December 8, 2014 was $37,578.10. This reflects the balance of both the Library accounts. After hearing the
Financial Reports for November, Sharon Barrett made the motion to accept the report as presented, Eva Cooper seconded, and
the motion carried unanimously.
The Library’s Circulation Report for November was presented by Assistant Manager Tina Davis.
Under President’s Report-Library Board President Hal Geltmacher
had nothing to report.
Under Library Association-Association
Barrett had nothing to report.
Under Old Business- After reviewing the 2015 Proposed Budged, Sharon Barrett
moved to accept the budget as presented. Judy Baker seconded, and the motion carried unanimously.
Under New Business-the Board discussed the potential increase in minimum
wage, and the affects it would have on the Library employees. It was noted that the increase in minimum
wage would be covered in the 2015 Budget.
New Business, Administrator Coulsell proposed an Amnesty Period from December 15th through January 1st.
During this time no fines or fees would be assessed to late materials being returned. Judy Baker
moved to accept the proposal, Gerda Fitts seconded, and the motion carried unanimously.
Hearing no public comment and having no further business, the meeting adjourned at
The next meeting is to be January 12,
2014 at 10:00am
Judy Baker, Secretary