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June 2014 Regular Monthly Meeting


Monday, June 9. 2014

The regular meeting of the Hickory County Library Board was held June 9, 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 10:09am.

Members present were:

President, Hal Geltmacher

Treasurer, Gerda Fitts

Secretary, Judy Baker

Trustee, Eva Cooper

Stacy Coulsell, Library Administrator

Attendance was taken via the travel expense voucher. Board Vice-President Sharon Barrett was absent.

Also in attendance was Library Assistant Manager Tina Davis.

The minutes from the May 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 June. Coulsell noted that there were a slate of activities planned for the summer. Coulsell read a thank you from Congresswoman Vicki Hartzler’s office, thanking the Library for the opportunity to meet with the local community. Coulsell also reported that the Library had received a notice from the Lowell Clinton Estate office.

Administrator Coulsell presented the Financial Reports for May. The balance as of June 9, 2014 was $106,924.84. This reflects the balance of both the Library accounts. Coulsell also reported that the Library had received Athlete and Entertainment funds. After hearing the Financial Reports for May, 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 May. There were 19 new cards issued with a Total Circulation for May of 3879. Noting a record high for the year in internet usage, Audiobook and Children’s Fiction check-outs.

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

Under Association Report—Association Treasurer Stacy Coulsell noted that the annual payment for the USDA loan had been made and that the annual insurance payment had been made at the beginning of the month.

Under Friends of the Library—it was noted that the Friends were having their bimonthly meeting and the program was Tales from an Apron.

Under Old Business, Library Administrator Stacy Coulsell reported that four new computers had been ordered and were in place with the use of Equalization funds. Upcoming plans were parking lot repair. Coulsell is still investigating costs on a security camera system

Under New Business, Administrator Coulsell reported that one of the air conditioner units needed to be repaired.

Also under New Business, Gerda Fitts moved to declare four HP Pavillion p6300z computers as salvaged material and that they were up for sale to the general public on a first come, first serve basis, including that this would be posted in the paper. Eva Cooper seconded, and the motion carried unanimously.

Having no further business and hearing no public comment, the meeting adjourned at 11:09am

The Next meeting is to be July 14, 2014 at 10:00am

Respectfully submitted,


Judy Baker, Secretary