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March 2014 Regular Monthly Meeting


Monday, March 10, 2014

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

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 February meeting were reviewed, after reviewing the minutes Sharon Barrett moved to accept the minutes as presented, Gerda Fitts seconded and the motion carried unanimously.

Library Administrator Stacy Coulsell gave the Administrator’s report for February. She noted that both Preschool and Head Start story hours continued. 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 February. The balance as of March 10, 2014 was $130,523.25 this reflects the balance of both the Library accounts. After hearing the Financial Reports for February, Judy Baker made the motion to accept the report as presented. Sharon Barrett seconded, and the motion carried unanimously.

The Library’s Circulation Report was presented by Tina Davis for February. There were 22 new cards issued with a Total Circulation for February of 3782.

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

Under Library Association, Association President Sharon Barrett, discussed upgrading the Library’s heating system to a more efficient unit.

Under Friends there was nothing to report.

Under Old Business, Sharon Barrett moved to upgrade the Library’s security alarm with the Security company ACS, Judy Baker seconded, and the motion carried unanimously.

Under New Business, Library Administrator Stacy Coulsell reported that new electrical outlets were in place, and new computer furnishings had been ordered.

Having no further business and hearing no public comment the meeting adjourned at 10:47am.

The next meeting will be April 14, 2014 at 10:00am

Respectfully submitted,


Judy Baker, Secretary