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Library Board of Trustees
Library Board of Trustees
  • Once per month
  • Belfast Free Library
Members: 5 Members/3 Year Terms
  • Karna Olsson                                                                                                              
  Term Exp: July 1, 2018
  • Robert Adler
  Term Exp: July 1, 2019
  • Robin Kruger
  Term Exp: July 1, 2017
  • Sam Mitchell
  Term Exp: July 1, 2017

Committee Membership:
The Board of Trustees shall consist of five members. The five members shall be appointed by the Belfast City Council. Appointments shall be made for a three year term and Trustees may be re-appointed to one consecutive three year term.

The Board of Trustees of the Belfast Free Library shall have control of the Library and the buildings and the grounds. The Trustees shall make all needed rules and regulations for their own government, conformable with the City of Belfast Code of Ordinances Chapter 26, set the Library's policy with respect to service, personnel and materials as well as the use of the Library by its patrons and all other requirements for proper library operation. The Trustees shall, having agreed on these policy objectives, put them in writing and make them available to the City government and the general public. The Trustees shall direct the expenditure and investment of Free Library funds, which consist of monies donated directly to the Library and other Library income. Other monies for library expenses will be contributed by the City of Belfast through the city budget process. All bills presented to the City Manager's office for payment of expenses incurred in operating and maintaining  the Belfast Free Library shall be signed by three of the Trustees. At the end of each fiscal year the Trustees shall make to the City Council a statement of their official acts and the financial condition of the library.