THESE MINUTES WERE APPROVED AS
READ AT THE FEBRUARY 8, 2016 MEETING
OF THE HICKORY COUNTY LIBRARY BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Monday, January 11, 2016
The regular meeting
of the Hickory County Library Board was held January 11, 2016 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 10:10am.
President, Hal Geltmacher
Treasurer, Gerda Fitts
Secretary Judy Baker
Stacy Coulsell, Library Administrator
Attendance was taken via the expense voucher. Vice-President Sharon Barrett and Trustee Eva Cooper were absent.
After reviewing the agenda Hal Geltmacher moved to accept the agenda as presented.
Gerda Fitts seconded and the motion carried.
from the December meeting were reviewed. Hal Geltmacher moved to accept the minutes as read.
Gerda Fitts seconded, and the motion carried.
Stacy Coulsell gave the Administrator’s report. Coulsell reported that Reading Has Gone to
the Dogs would return on Saturday, January 23rd at 10:00am. Coulsell noted that the Preschool
Story Hour and Head Start Story Hour would continue in 2016. Coulsell reported
that she had attended the December Hermitage City Council meeting in regard to new and additional directional signage and
received approval from the Council for the Library pursue directional signage to city street signs.
Administrator Coulsell presented the Financial Reports for December. The balance as of
2016 was $66,201.53 this reflects the balance of both the Library accounts. After hearing the Financial Reports for
December Hal Geltmacher made the motion to accept the Financial Reports as presented. Gerda Fitts seconded, and the motion
The Library’s Circulation Report
for December was presented by Library Administrator Stacy Coulsell. The Library had 14 new Library cards.
The total circulation for the month of December was 3533. The total circulation of items for the
year of 2015 was 46,825.
Under President’s Report-Library
Board President Hal Geltmacher had nothing to report.
Association-Library Association Treasurer Stacy Coulsell reported that the annual report to the USDA was due by February 29,
Under Friends-It was noted that the program for the
Friends of the Library’s February meeting would be on authors Anne and Tony Hillerman.
Under Old Business—Library Administrator Stacy Coulsell reported that the Digital Newspaper project featuring
newspapers from Hermitage dated 1884-1964 were now available through the Library website, www.hickorylibrary.org or through the Missouri State Historical Society
Also Under Old Business—Library Administrator Coulsell would be advertising
for a part-time employee with the opportunity for advancement beginning in February.
Under New Business—Library Administrator Stacy Coulsell presented the Board with the Fourth Quarter Financial
Report. After reviewing the report, Judy Baker moved to accept the report as presented. Gerda Fitts seconded, and the motion carried unanimously.
Hearing no public comment and having no further business, the meeting adjourned at 10:50am.
The next meeting is to be February 8, 2016 at 10:00am
Judy Baker, Secretary