The application process is under way to select Poudre River Public Library District trustees for the seven-member volunteer board of trustees that governs the district. Fort Collins and Larimer County officials are seeking applications from individuals who wish to serve on the board. The trustees provide policy oversight and supervision of the libraries within the district, including the budget. The application deadline is January 15, 2012.
Application forms are available at the commissioner’s office, and the City of Fort Collins clerk’s office. Applications can be submitted online, at www.larimer.org/library/ or completed and returned to the county commissioner’s office, 200 W. Oak and the City of Fort Collins Clerk’s Office, 300 LaPorte Avenue. For further information on the Library District and the role of a library trustee, please visit www.poudrelibraries.org/board.
Elected officials from Fort Collins City Council and the Board of Larimer County Commissioners will review library board applicants to fill the four-year vacancy. The board of trustees is looking to have the new member(s) seated for the March 12, 2012 board meeting.
Trustees must be residents within the legal service boundaries of the library district. Applications may be subject to the Colorado Open Records Act and should not be considered confidential.