MEETINGS: The committee meets on the second Tuesday of the month, except August and December, at the Admin Office at 2700 N. Central Avenue, Suite 700, Phoenix, AZ 85004
MEETING NOTICE DISCLOSURE STATEMENT: Link to Disclosure Statement
LIAISON: Cindy Kolaczynski, Director-County Librarian, Library District, Phone: (602) 652-3030
FORMATION AUTHORITY: This committee was established by the Board of Directors on September 20, 1989. No statutory guidelines apply.
COMPOSITION: Under Section III of the guidelines adopted by the Board of Directors, membership is comprised as follows: "1. The Citizens Advisory Committee shall consist of thirteen members: two from each supervisorial district, two at-large, and the Library District Director, who shall serve as an ex officio member. 2. The Board of Directors of the Library District shall appoint twelve members to the Citizens Advisory Committee. In the first year, six members shall serve a one-year term. These six members shall consist of one from each supervisorial district (five), and one at-large. The remaining six members shall serve a two-year term. In the second year and thereafter, members shall be appointed for two-year terms. 3. The term of office shall begin in July. A member may be reappointed by the Board of Directors."
DUTIES AND POWERS: Guidelines, Sections B and C: "B. LIBRARY ADMINISTRATION FUNCTIONS The Citizens Advisory Committee will receive information from the Library administration about: 1. Areas in which community input and assistance are needed: budget, fund-raising, legislation, public relations. 2. Professional concerns and trends locally, statewide, nationally and internationally. 3. Changes in services and programs. 4. Library presentations made by staff at community meetings. C. COMMITTEE ACTIVITIES Committee members will support libraries through: 1. Informing the community of library services. 2. Attending, as needed, meetings of major community groups to announce activities and services of the public library. 3. Assisting Library administration in the presentation of new programs to community groups or in the resolution of community concerns about an aspect of library service. 4. Lobbying for and supporting legislation essential to library progress. 5. Informing Library administration about potential sources of fund-raising."