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July 2014 Regular Monthly Meeting


Monday, July 14, 2014

The regular meeting of the Hickory County Library Board was held July 14, 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 10:12am.

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 travel expense voucher.

Also in attendance was Library Assistant Manager Tina Davis.

The minutes from the June meeting were reviewed, after reviewing the minutes Gerda Fitts 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 July. Coulsell noted that the three programs that the Library had presented all had been well attended, the largest turnout was the exotic bird show, held on Saturday, July 12, 2014. Coulsell noted that all of the salvaged computers had been sold. Administrator Coulsell noted that the library had a new volunteer, Patricia Benedict, she will be volunteering two days per week. Coulsell reported that she had ordered a new office computer with new software for administrative purposes.

Administrator Coulsell presented the Financial Reports for June. The balance as of July 14, 2014 was $96,807.68. This reflects the balance of both the Library accounts. After hearing the Financial Reports for June, Eva Cooper made the motion to accept the report as presented. Gerda Fitts seconded, and the motion carried unanimously.

The Library’s Circulation Report was presented by Tina Davis for June. There were 28 new cards, with total circulation of 4297. Noting this was the highest circulation of 2014. Also noting highest check-outs for the year in Video and Children’s Fiction categories.

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

Under Association Report—Association Treasurer Stacy Coulsell noted that the Library had several air conditioner repairs.

Under Friends of the Library—there was nothing to report

Under Old Business, Library Administrator Stacy Coulsell reported that four new all-in-one computers had been ordered and were in place with the use of Equalization funds.

Under New Business, Library Administrator Stacy Coulsell presented the Second Quarter Balance Report. Eva Cooper moved to accept the report as presented, Sharon Barrett seconded and the motion carried.

Also Under New Business, Administrator Coulsell discussed some budgeting plans for fiscal year 2015, these items were tabled until further information is available.

Having no further business and hearing no public comment, the meeting adjourned at 11:18am

The Next meeting is to be August 11, 2014 at 10:00am

Respectfully submitted,


Judy Baker, Secretary