Positions for the library board and historical commission now open
The City of Farmington is looking for qualified candidates to fill vacancies on the Farmington Community Library Board of Directors and Historical Commission. Library Board members serve a 4-year term, while Historical Commissioners serve three years.
The Library Board’s goals are to establish, maintain and operate a public library for the district, to appoint and remove a librarian and necessary assistants and to fix their compensation, to supervise and control library property, to adopt bylaws and regulations; to establish a district library fund, over which it shall have exclusive control, and to do any other thing necessary to conduct district library service.
The Historical Commission’s goal is to safeguard the heritage of the City by preserving the cultural, social, economic, political and architectural elements having historic significance, to stabilize and improve property values in such districts, to foster and promote civic beautification with emphasis on historical significance, to promote the use of local history for education, pleasure and the welfare of the citizens of the City, and to encourage the collection of records and objects which interpret the history of Farmington, and cooperate in the establishment and operation of a museum or other appropriate center for custody and display of such items.
The Library Board meets on the second Thursday of each month, 6 p.m. at the Main Library in the Ernest E. Sauter Board Room. The Historical Commission meets on the fourth Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. If you are interested or know anyone interested in the position, please visit the City of Farmington website and complete and submit an application to the City Manager’s Office.
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