Library Commission

Staffing

Library Commission
Edna Guadiana
County Library
(415) 473-3222

Administered By

The County of Marin

Purpose/Duties

To serve as a resource body and liaison to the Board of Supervisors, the Director of County Library Services, and the community and to find ways and means of enlisting public interest in supporting and improving Library services. To serve as the Measure A Advisory Committee to provide independent citizen oversight for Measure A, a special tax for the Marin County Free Library.

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Qualifications

Membership shall be broadly representative of the demographic characteristics of the county and, insofar as appropriate, shall include representation from various economic, social, occupational, ethnic, racial, and age groups, in particular from the following sectors: youth, older persons, business, labor, and education. To the extent feasible, at least two members shall be professional librarians with experience in professional library work. The most important qualification for membership shall be a demonstrated interest in the development and support of the Marin County Free Library.

Term Length

3 years, maximum of 9 consecutive years, staggered terms

Number of Members

Fifteen

Reimbursements For Expenses/Per Diem

Commissioners submit monthly to the V.P. expense receipts incurred while on official Commission business. Vice President maintains records of reimbursements requested and forwards them to the Director of County Library Services for further processing.

Time and Day of Meetings

Regular meetings are held the second Wednesday of the month, unless a holiday, at 7:00 p.m. Location rotates among Library branches. For information, please call 473-6051.

How to Apply

Applications may be obtained from the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors, Room 329, Administration Building, Marin Civic Center (415-473-7331), or access the Application online.

Members of this Commission.