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April 2013 Regular Monthly Meeting


Monday, April 8, 2013

The regular meeting of the Hickory County Library Board was held April 8, 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 9:00am.

Members present were:

President, Hal Geltmacher

Vice-President, Sharon Barrett

Treasurer Gerda Fitts

Trustee, Eva Cooper

Secretary, Judy Baker

Stacy Coulsell, Library Administrator

The attendance was taken via the expense voucher.

The minutes from the March meeting were reviewed, after reviewing the meeting minutes, Gerda Fitts made a motion to approve as presented, Eva Cooper seconded, and the motion carried unanimously.

Coulsell reported that the story hours with the Preschool and Head Start groups continued. Administrator Coulsell noted that she had begun planning for the Library’s special summer programming, to date there are four programs booked, a ventriloquist, a puppeteer, and a shadow puppet workshop, and an animal program featuring reptiles.

Administrator Coulsell presented the Financial Reports for March. The balance as of April 8, 2013 was $143,340.00 this reflects the balance of both the Library accounts. After hearing the Financial Reports for March, Sharon Barrett made the motion to accept the report as presented. Gerda Fitts seconded, and the motion carried unanimously.

The Library’s Circulation Report was presented for March. There were 18 new cards issued with a Total Circulation for March of 3726.

Under President’s Report there was none.

Under Association Report-Association President Sharon Barrett gave an update on the Library Association USDA loan balance. She discussed financial reports with the Board.

Under Old Business, the Board discussed possible uses for Equalization funds during 2013, the Board discussed purchasing handicapped accessible computer accessories and repairing the parking lot.

Under New Business, Library Administrator Stacy Coulsell presented the Board with a completed 2013-2016 Technology Plan. Coulsell also presented the 2013 First Quarter Balance Report and the 2012 Annual State Auditor’s Report. After reviewing each report, Sharon Barrett made the motion to approve the reports as presented. Gerda Fitts seconded the motion, and the motion carried unanimously.

Also under New Business, the Board reviewed the 2013 Budget.

Having no further business and hearing no public comment, the meeting adjourned at 10:07am.

The next meeting is to be May 13, 2013 at 9:00am

Respectfully submitted,


Judy Baker, Secretary