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BY-LAWS OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

OF FAYETTE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARIES, WEST VIRGINIA

 

  1. Pursuant to the requirements of the Code of the state of West Virginia, the Board of Library Directors of the County of Fayette shall consist of five members appointed by the County Court of the county.
  2. Regular meetings shall be held on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 4:00pm in the office of the Librarian or such other time and place as the Board may determine.
  3. Special meetings may be held at any time at the call of the President or Secretary or at the call of any two members of the Board, provided that reasonable notice thereof be given to all Directors at least twenty-four hours in advance of the special meeting.
  4. A quorum at any meeting shall consist of three or more directors.
  5. The officers of the Board shall be a President, a Secretary and a Treasurer.  Their term of office shall be for one year coinciding with the fiscal year July 1st through June 30.  They shall be elected at the first regular meeting after July 1st and shall remain in office until their successors are elected and qualified.
  6. The duties of all officers shall be such as by custom and law and the rules of this board devolve upon such officers in accordance with their names.  The President shall be, ex officio, a member of all committees.
  7. The order of business at all regular meetings of the Board shall be as follows:
    1. Roll Call
    2. Disposition of minutes of previous meeting
    3. Communications
    4. Report of Librarian
    5. Financial report
    6. Unfinished business
    7. New business
  1. Roberts Rules of Order shall govern in the parliamentary procedure of the Board.
  2. The Head Librarian shall be the executive director of the policies adopted by this Board.  Among his/her duties and responsibilities shall be the direction and supervision of all staff members in the performance of their duties, the submission to this Board of monthly and annual reports and recommendation to the Board of such policies and procedures as in the opinion of said Head Librarian will promote the efficiency of the Library in its service to the people of the community.  The Head Librarian shall have such other duties as shall from time to time be assigned to him/her by the Board of Directors.
  3. Amendments to these rules may be proposed at any regular meeting but may become effective only after a favorable vote on such suspensions shall be taken by yeas and nays and entered in the official record.

 

 

Fayette County Public Libraries
531 Summit Street
Oak Hill, WV 25901
ph:  304-465-0121
fax: 304-465-5306

These Pages maintained by:
Brenda Moore, Extension Librarian