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February 2014 Regular Monthly Meeting

Monday, February 17, 2014

The regular meeting of the Hickory County Library Board was held February 17, 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 10:00am.

Members present were:

President, Hal Geltmacher

Secretary Judy Baker

Trustee Eva Cooper

Stacy Coulsell, Library Administrator

Attendance was taken via the travel expense voucher. Vice-President Sharon Barrett and Treasurer Gerda Fitts were absent.

Also in attendance was Library Assistant Manager Tina Davis.

The minutes from the January meeting were reviewed, after reviewing the minutes Eva Cooper moved to accept the minutes as presented, Judy Baker seconded and the motion carried unanimously.

Library Administrator Stacy Coulsell gave the Administrator’s report for January. She noted that both Preschool and Head Start story hours will continue after Winter breaks and numerous snow days for the schools. Coulsell reported that she had completed the annual workman’s compensation audit for the insurance company. Administrator Coulsell noted that the Library had been closed one half day on February 4th and one whole day on February 5th , she also noted that the Library had closed early in the evenings due to poor road conditions. Coulsell reported that she was currently looking into performances for the children’s programming in the summer.

Administrator Coulsell presented the Financial Reports for January. The balance as of February 17, 2014 was $137,882.67 this reflects the balance of both the Library accounts. After hearing the Financial Reports for January, Judy Baker 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 January. There were 29 new cards issued with a Total Circulation for January of 4065.

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

Under Library Association, Association Treasurer Stacy Coulsell noted that she was compiling data for the annual USDA report.

Under Friends there was nothing to report.

Under Old Business, there was none.

Under New Business, the board discussed measures to improve Library security. The Board discussed potential projects for use of pending 2014 Equalization funds.

Having no further business and hearing no public comment the meeting adjourned at 10:37am.

The next meeting will be March 10, 2014 at 10:00am

Respectfully submitted,


Judy Baker, Secretary