Library Board

Meetings


  • 4:30 pm
  • Second Tuesday of each month
  • Council Conference Room
    501 N. Anderson
    Ellensburg, WA 98926

Agendas & Minutes


Agendas are available prior to the meetings.
Most Recent Agenda | View All Agendas AFTER 2/5/17 | PRIOR TO 2/6/17

Minutes are also available following approval.
Most Recent Minutes | View Minutes PRIOR TO 2/6/17

Members


There are seven Library Board Members, the majority of which must be City residents. Board members are appointed by the City Manager and serve five-year terms. The current Board members are:

  • Robert Ota, term expires December 31, 2018
  • Diane Huckabay, term expires December 31, 2017
  • Lixing Sun, term expires December 31, 2019
  • Jane Nurick, term expires December 31, 2020
  • RJ Woods, term expires December 31, 2020
  • Nancy Wieking, term expires December 31, 2017
  • Mary Holmgren, term expires December 31, 2021

Responsibilities


The Board operates under the authority of City Ordinance No. 3937 and is responsible for:
  • Providing citizen input to the City Manager, City Council, and the Library Director
  • Considering and recommending policy to govern operations and programs of the library
  • Making recommendations for Director appointments
  • Participating in efforts to secure library funds
  • Advising the Director during budget preparations
  • Assisting the Director in developing policies including collection development
  • Supporting and participating in public relations and marketing programs