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August 2014 Regular Monthly Meeting


Monday, August 11, 2014

The regular meeting of the Hickory County Library Board was held August 11, 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 10:06am.

Members present were:

President, Hal Geltmacher

Vice-President, Sharon Barrett

Treasurer, Gerda Fitts

Secretary, Judy Baker

Trustee, Eva Cooper

Stacy Coulsell, Library Administrator

Attendance was taken via the expense voucher. Also in attendance was Assistant Manager Tina Davis.

The minutes from the July meeting were reviewed, after reviewing the minutes Gerda Fitts moved to accept the minutes as presented, Eva Cooper seconded and the motion carried unanimously.

Library Administrator Stacy Coulsell gave the Administrator’s report. Coulsell noted that the three programs that the Library had presented all had been well attended, the largest turnout was the exotic bird show. Administrator Coulsell reported that the Library had received the final portion of the contribution from the Lowell Clinton estate, $918.82. Coulsell reported that the Internet Content Filtering Compliance, State Aid and County Library Board Appointment forms had been filed with the State Library. Administrator Coulsell noted that she had begun planning for the Fiscal Year 2015 Annual Budget. Coulsell reported that the Library had replaced an air conditioning unit during the month of July.

Administrator Coulsell presented the Financial Reports for July. The balance as of August 11, 2014 was $87139.53. This reflects the balance of both the Library accounts. After hearing the Financial Reports for July, Sharon Barrett made the motion to accept the report as presented. Eva Cooper seconded, and the motion carried unanimously.

The Library’s Circulation Report was presented by Tina Davis for July. There were 36 new cards issued with a Total Circulation for July of 4652. Noting record highs in Children’s Fiction, Internet and Video categories.

Under President’s Report—President Hal Geltmacher had nothing to report.

Under Library Association, President Sharon Barrett reported that the Annual Registration form for Corporate Filing has been filed and payment had been made.

Under Old Business-Administrator Coulsell reported that all Equalization funds had been expended and planned for.

Under New Business-The Library Board reviewed the Library’s Internet Usage policy. After reviewing the policy, it was suggested to set a twenty page limit on free printing for school use, employment, etc. It was also noted that representatives for Claire McCaskill’s office will be at the Library on September 3, 2014 from 1:30-3:00pm.

Having no further business and hearing no public comment, the meeting adjourned at 10:55am.

The next meeting will be September 8, 2014 at 10:00am.

Respectfully submitted,


Judy Baker, Secretary