Library Advisory Board
About the Library Advisory Board
The Library Advisory Board is established under Chapter 4.60.40 of the Municipal Code:
There is established a library advisory board consisting of nine members. The chief librarian of the municipality shall be the executive secretary of and technical advisor to the board. The board shall:
- Act as the planning body in charge of all library activities of the municipality, including but not limited to operation of principal and branch libraries now existing or hereafter established, mobile library services, special library projects such as radio and television projects, and any and all other library functions.
- Make recommendations to the administration and assembly for the adoption, change, repeal or alteration of rules, regulations, restrictions on library services, and all other matters directly or indirectly affecting the municipal library program.
- Perform such other powers and duties as the assembly may refer from time to time.
- Review annually the library budget and its operations.
(CAC 2.64.370--2.64.380; AO No. 95-223, § 1, expires 1-20-1998; AO No. 99-7, § 1, 1-26-99, expires 1-20-02; AO No. 2001-189, § 2, expires 1-20-05)
Charter references: Boards and commissions, § 5.07 .
Cross references: Misuse and abuse of library materials, Ch. 8.70 .
The Library Advisory Board meets on the third Wednesday of each month. Board meetings begin at 5:30 PM , in the board room on the fourth level of the Z.J. Loussac Public Library. Occasionally the board will meet at one of the five branch libraries within the system. Schedule of the board meetings for 2013.
The Library Advisory Board is subject to the municipal code for public meetings (Chapter 1.25). The Library Advisory Board permits public comment on each agenda. Comments are restricted to five minutes per speaker.
Library Advisory Board Members
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David Levy: Chair. Term expires October 14, 2014
Fayedra Cole. Term expires October 14, 2014
Gretchen Fauske. Term expires October 14, 2013
Nancy Groszek. Term expires October 14, 2014
Elizabeth Giardina. Term expires October 14, 2013
Joy Green-Armstrong. Term expires October 14, 2014
Tanya Taylor. Term expires October 14, 2013
Jim Yeargan. Term expires October 14, 2014
Melody Fritsch. Teen Advisory Board Representative
Mary Jo Torgeson. Library Director