Maine Revised Statutes

§114. District council

Each library district shall have an advisory council which shall be known as the district council. [1973, c. 626, §6 (NEW).]

1. Membership.  The governing board of each library which has agreed to participate in the district system shall appoint a representative to the district council. The district council shall elect an executive board composed of 9 members and shall distribute this membership among librarians, trustees and lay members. The district executive board shall elect from its number the appropriate officers as needed. The district council shall meet at least twice a year.
[ 1977, c. 125, §3 (RPR) .]
2. Duties.  The district council shall:
A. Serve as an advisory body for the districts. [1981, c. 464, §30 (RPR).]
B. Develop and evaluate a program of services in the district which will encourage cooperative activity among all types of libraries and media centers; [1973, c. 626, §6 (NEW).]
C. Provide liaison among the municipalities in the district; [1973, c. 626, §6 (NEW).]
D. Make recommendations to the Maine Library Commission which would in turn make recommendations to the commissioner regarding programs and services which would help to make libraries and media centers in the district accessible to all; [1973, c. 626, §6 (NEW).]
E. Assist in the development of a comprehensive district plan; and [1977, c. 125, §4 (AMD).]
F. Advise on the selection of an area reference and resource center and a research center for the district. [1973, c. 626, §6 (NEW).]
[ 1981, c. 464, §30 (AMD) .]
1973, c. 626, §6 (NEW). 1977, c. 125, §§3,4 (AMD). 1981, c. 464, §30 (AMD).