(a) The library board of the city library shall consist of seven members appointed by the mayor, with the approval of the city commission. In addition to the appointed members, the mayor shall be an ex-officio member of the board.
(b) No person besides the mayor holding any office in city government shall be appointed a member of the library board while holding such office.
(c) All appointed members of a city library board must live within the city limits.
(K.S.A. 12-1222; Code 1990)
(a) Terms of city library board members will be staggered. The members first appointed shall be appointed as follows: One member appointed for a term expiring the first April 30th following the date of appointment; two members appointed for terms expiring the second April 30th following date of appointment; two members appointed for terms expiring the third April 30th following date of appointment; and two members appointed for terms expiring the fourth April 30th following date of appointment.
(b) Thereafter, upon expiration of the terms, successors shall be appointed in like manner to fill the vacancies created, and each member shall serve a term of four years.
No person who has been appointed for two consecutive four-year terms to the library board shall be eligible for further appointment to the board until two years after the expiration of the second term.
Vacancies occurring on the board shall be filled by appointment by the mayor with the approval of the city commission for the unexpired term.
The board should meet at least once a quarter and shall furnish the governing body a written report of all meetings and it shall furnish an annual report as soon as possible after the conclusion of each year.