The Library Board shall act in an advisory capacity to the Governing Body and advise the Governing Body on policy matters related to the Library and Information Services Department. Specific duties and responsibilities include:
-Advise the Governing Body on policy matters related to the public library.
-Through the designated City staff notify the Mayor of any vacancies on the Board.
-Research other revenue sources including, but not limited to grants, endowments, and other gifts.
-Assist in establishing long-range priorities for the public library.
-Contribute special knowledge of the community to library staff members so they can efficiently serve the community which supports the library.
-Keep abreast of public library standards and trends.
The Library Board shall consist of seven members with one member appointed from each of the six City Council Districts and one member appointed at-large. The members shall be appointed by the Mayor with the consent of the City Council. The terms of appointment of members of the Library Board shall be staggered for overlapping terms of three years.