Library Board

Members: 

Ron Day

Nancy Wellington

Connie Doonan

Marie Eckerman

Tim Baak

Jim Temple

Jill Johnston

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BY-LAWS OF THE

NEWELL PUBLIC LIBRARY BOARD

 

I. NAME AND PURPOSE

    1. The Newell Public Library Board of Trustees, hereafter referred to

as the Board.

    1. The Board will comply with the Iowa Code in all questions of library law and governance and will further comply with the regulations set forth in the city’s library ordinance. The Board’s specific powers and duties are set forth in the library ordinance.

 

II. BOARD MEETINGS

  1. The Board shall meet on the thrid Monday of every month (excluding December) at 4:00 p.m. in the Newell Public Library’s meeting room, unless agreed upon by the members.

  2. Special meetings may be held at any time at the call of the president or secretary.

  3. A quorum shall consist of 4 members (from its total membership of 7 trustees.).

  4. The Board shall comply with Iowa’s Open Meetings law by printing and publicly posting a copy of its agenda 24 hours prior to the meeting.

  5. The Board shall record its proceedings as minutes and shall keep copies of the minutes available for public inspection.

  6. The Director and/or Assistant Director of the Newell Public Library shall be present and participating at each meeting of the Board.

  7. The Board will conduct its meetings according to parliamentary procedure as detained in the latest edition of Robert’s Rules of Order.