When do they meet: 2nd Wednesday of Each Month at 5:15 PM
Where do they meet: Hasting Memorial Library
Consists of: Five (5) Members
Term: Five (5) Years
Minimum for Quorum: Three (3)
POWERS AND DUTIES:
A. The Library Board shall have the power to make and adopt such bylaws, rules, and regulations for its own guidance and for the government of the library and reading room as it may deem expedient, not inconsistent with Neb. Rev. Stat. §§51-201 through 51-219.
B. The Library Board shall have exclusive control of expenditures, all money collected or donated to the credit of the library fund, the renting and construction of any library building, and the supervision, care, and custody of the grounds, rooms, or buildings constructed, leased, or set apart for that purpose.
C. The Library Board may erect, lease, or occupy an appropriate building for the use of such a library, appoint a suitable librarian and assistants, fix the compensation of such appointees, and remove such appointees at the pleasure of the board. The City Council shall approve any personnel administrative or compensation policy or procedure before implementation of such policy or procedure by the Library Board.
D. The Library Board may establish rules and regulations for the government of the library as may be deemed necessary for its preservation and to maintain its usefulness and efficiency. The board may fix and impose by general rules any penalties and forfeitures for trespasses upon or injury to the library grounds, rooms, books, or other property, for failure to return any book, or for violation of any bylaw, rule, or regulation. All fees, penalties, and forfeitures may be collected in civil action in the event of failure, neglect, or refusal to pay the said assessments. (Neb. Rev. Stat. §§51-205, 51-207, 51-211)