MINUTES WERE APPROVED AT THE
FEBRUARY 9, 2015 MEETING
OF THE HICKORY COUNTY LIBRARY BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Monday, January 12, 2015
The regular meeting of the Hickory County Library Board was held January 12, 2015 at 10:00am
in the Hickory County Library Community Room, at the Hickory County Library, 99 New Hermitage Drive, Hermitage, Missouri,
President Hal Geltmacher called the meeting to order
Members present were:
President, Hal Geltmacher
Vice-President, Sharon Barrett
Treasurer, Gerda Fitts
Secretary, Judy Baker
Stacy Coulsell, Library Administrator
Also in attendance was Assistant Manager Tina Davis,
attendance was taken via the expense voucher. Library Board Trustee Eva Cooper
The minutes from the December meeting were reviewed, after reviewing the minutes Sharon
Barrett moved to accept the minutes as presented, Gerda Fitts seconded and the motion carried.
Library Administrator Stacy Coulsell gave the Administrator’s report. Coulsell reported that
the story hours with the preschool and head start groups were ongoing. Administrator Coulsell noted that
the “Reading has Gone to the Dogs” had resumed and the first session was on January 10, 2014. Coulsell
also reported that the first session of adult computer classes were slated to begin on January 13th.
Coulsell also noted that both the Historical Society and the Hickory County Health department would be utilizing the
Library’s community room for meetings during the month of January.
Administrator Coulsell presented the Financial Reports for December. The balance as of January 12, 2015was $48,418.39.
This reflects the balance of both the Library accounts. After hearing the Financial Reports for December, Sharon Barrett
made the motion to accept the report as presented, Judy Baker seconded, and the motion carried unanimously.
The Library’s Circulation Report for December was presented by Assistant Manager
Tina Davis. The Library had 13 new Library cards and the total circulation for the month of December was
3809. It was noted that the e-book category had the highest circulation for the year with 291 check-outs.
Under President’s Report-Library Board President Hal Geltmacher
had nothing to report.
Under Library Association-Association
Barrett reported that the Association had received payment from the insurance company for the parking lot damage.
Business- Library Administrator discussed potential grant opportunities available to the Library in 2015. Coulsell
is working with the Missouri State Historical Society on a digital imaging grant made possible by the Missouri State Library.
Under New Business-Administrator Coulsell presented the Board with the Fourth Quarter
2014 Quarterly Balance Report. After reviewing the report Sharon Barrett moved to accept the quarterly
report as presented, Judy Baker seconded, and the motion carried unanimously.
Also Under New Business—the Board discussed building improvement projects such as lighting upgrades and heating
Hearing no public comment and having no further business,
the meeting adjourned at 10:55am.
The next meeting is to
be February 9, 2015 at 10:00am
Judy Baker, Secretary