Morgan County Library

Board of Trustees

November 9, 2023

Present: Mary Jo Jackson, Curtis Cunningham, Stacey Embry, Melissa Hedrick, Ann Brinson.

Absent: Kathy Jones.

Call to Order: The meeting was called to order by Mary Jo Jackson at 5:45 p.m. It was held at 600 N. Hunter, Versailles, MO 65084.

Public Comment: None.

Friends Report: The November payment for the Imagination Library marks the end of the Friends’ financial responsibility to the project. The State will fund the project going forward. Thanks were expressed to the library staff for its involvement in the project.

Minutes: Curtis moved, Melissa seconded, to accept the October 12, 2023 minutes as presented. Motion carried.

Vouchers/Financial Report: Balance as of October 31, 2023, is $285,156.75. Ann moved, Curtis seconded, to accept the report as presented. Motion carried.

Directors’ Report: The month saw strong circulation statistics when compared to last year. Today (11/9) was Go Live Day for the Evergreen System: Aside from a few glitches, all went well. Evergreen has a mobile app available for patrons, which can be downloaded at the App Store. Board members Mary Jo and Melissa will assume leadership of the quarterly Craft Night offered at the library. The State’s Equalization Funds were increased roughly $2,500 for next year’s library budget. Bids were received to replace 65 chairs and 10 tables in the community room.

Old Business: None.

New Business: None.

Closed Session: At 6:24 PM, pursuant of Section 610.021.3, Curtis moved, Ann seconded, to move to Closed Session. Motion carried by roll call vote as follows:

Curtis: Yes         Ann: Yes            Melissa: Yes      Mary Jo: Yes

Adjournment: Curtis moved, Melissa seconded, to adjourn at 7:36 PM. Motion carried.

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Mary Jo Jackson, President                                 Ann Brinson, Secretary

These minutes approved as _____________________ on ________________________