Leonard Public Library Board

Reference Ordinance No. 021213

Duties of the Board:
The Leonard Public Library Board shall administer and supervise the operation of the Library under the supervision and control of the Mayor and the City Council.  

The Board shall have the following powers and perform the following duties:
1. It shall follow all rules and regulations prescribed by the City Council for the conduct of its business.
2. It shall set policies on library service, provided that no policy shall conflict with any ordinance, council directive, of council policy.  All policies shall be subject to council approval and acceptance.
3. It shall act in an advisory capacity to the City Council in all matters pertaining to the library and may make any other recommendation to the City Council regarding library matters or concerns that it considers advisable.
4. It shall study and encourage the development of adequate library facilities and services for the residents of the City and shall make recommendation to the City Council regarding suggested programs for the development of library facilities, programs and financial support.
5. It may meet or consult with other governmental agencies of the county, region, state or federal governments and shall investigate any other agency, public or private, that may aid or assist the growth of the library.
6. It may solicit for the library gifts, revenues, bequests or endowments of money or property as donations or grants from person, firms or corporations, subject to the approval and acceptance of the City Council.
7. It may elect from its membership the lay representative and alternate position require as a part of the City’s responsibility for the Northeast Texas Library System.

The Board of Trustees shall have no power to obligate the City in any manner whatsoever.
 Board Member Term of Service
 Eddie Sudderth  3/31/2021
 Charlotte Garner  3/31/2020
 Kelli Blackerby  3/31/2020
 Stephen Macsisak  3/31/2021
 Robin Kent  3/31/2021
 Joyce Buchanan  3/31/2020
 Gaye Doyle  3/31/2021

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