Library Advisory Board
- Nancy Cohen, Chair
- Victoria Anderson
- Carolyn Bergamini
- Mary D’Angelo
- Linda Hinkle
- James L. Neff
- Sandra Trentacoste
(Ch. 2, Sec. 2-281 through 2-286, City Code of Ordinances)
Date of Creation:
The Library Advisory Board was created by Ordinance No. 378 and approved by the City Commission on April 12, 1977.
Purpose of the Board:
The Board members review and recommend to the City Commission donations and other gratuities or services offered to the library system; promote and solicit such donations, etc.; review and propose necessary changes in fees, charges, fines, and forfeitures; coordinate with other agencies to develop balanced educational resources; review book selections with the Library Director; make recommendations relating to general policies; review the operation of the Library and displays and exhibits offered for use at the Library; approve all requests by organizations and individuals for use of the Library; conduct periodic surveys of community needs relating to the library system; prepare and submit annual report and proposed budget; make recommendations to the City Commission pertaining to employment and compensation; establish rules and regulations for operation and maintenance of the library system.
Membership and Member Qualifications:
Seven members, appointed by the City Commission. Members must be residents of Lighthouse Point. Members are appointed to a one-year term and may be reappointed for successive terms; vacancies are filled for the remainder of an unexpired term. The Board elects from its members a Chairman and other officers as it deems necessary.
Meetings are held on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in the Library Community Room in the City Hall complex, 2200 NE 38 Street.