Annual Meeting, September 2021


Thursday, September 16, 2021

The Annual Meeting of the Hickory County Library Board was held September 21, 2021 at 11:00 am in the Hickory County Library Community Room, at the Hickory County Library, 18376 New Hermitage Drive, Hermitage, Missouri, 65668.

President Shelly Aubuchon called the meeting to order at 10:00am.

President Shelly Aubuchon called roll:

Members present were:
President, Shelly Aubuchon
Vice-President, Ernest Jenkins
Secretary, Judy Baker via telephone
Eleanora Smith, Trustee
Stacy Coulsell, Library Administrator

Treasurer, Brenda Charles was absent. Attendance was taken via the expense voucher.

After reviewing the agenda for the Annual Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Hickory County, Eleanora Smith moved to accept the agenda as presented. Ernest Jenkins seconded and the motion carried unanimously.

The purpose of this meeting was to set the Hickory County Library tax rate. A public hearing was held Thursday, September 16, 2021 at 10:00 am, at which time citizens were able to speak about the property tax rates proposed by the Hickory County Library District a political subdivision. The tax rates shall be set to produce revenues for the fiscal year beginning January 1, 2022 , which the budget shows to be required from the Property tax.  Each tax rate is determined by dividing the amount of revenue required by the current assessed valuation. The result is multiplied by 100 so the tax rate can be expressed in cents per $100.00 valuation.

Vice-President Ernest Jenkins moved to set the Hickory County Library District tax rate at 0.1292 and   Judy Baker moved to second the motion.  All in favor and the motion carried unanimously.

It was noted that this information, once completed by the Hickory County Clerk, will complete the Annual Pro Forma required by the State Auditor’s office,

Having no further business this meeting adjourned at 10:10 am.


Respectfully submitted,


Judy Baker, Secretary