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Monterey Park Accepting Applications For Library Board of Trustees

Hoping to fill a vacancy on the city’s Library Board of Trustees, Monterey Park is currently accepting applications to fill the last seat on the five-member board in charge of the library’s budget.

The Board of Trustees for the Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library is made up of five members who each serve a three-year term. The board members are appointed by the City Council after the applicants are interviewed. Board members do not receive any compensation and are limited to two, three-year terms.

The board makes decisions regarding the library’s budget, circulation, exhibits, and internet usage. The five-member board is also in charge of hiring the City Librarian.

Applications are available on the city’s website or at the City Clerk’s office at City Hall located at 320 W. Newmark Ave.

The deadline for applications is November 7, 2013.

For more information, visit the city website at www.ci.monterey-park.ca.us or contact City Librarian Norma A. Arvizu at 626-307-1418.