[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Butler 2-19-1987 as Part 1, Title 7, Art. 167, of the 1987 Codified Ordinances. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The Butler Public Library is authorized and designated to be the library to act for and on behalf of the city and to provide library services to the residents and taxpayers of the city.
The city shall assist in the maintenance of the Butler Public Library in accord with the provisions of Section 401 of The Library Code, Act of June 14, 1961 (P.L. 324), and at a level of financial support that will ensure that the library will be able to qualify annually for state financial aid in accordance with Section 303(1) of the Library Code.
In accordance with Section 411 of The Library Code, Council and the Mayor shall appoint two (2) persons to serve as the city's representatives on the Library Board of Directors, each representative to serve three (3) years. Subsequent vacancies shall be filled by persons appointed by the Mayor and Council.
Editor's Note: See 24 P.S. § 4411.
In accordance with Section 412 of The Library Code, the Treasurer of the Library Board of Directors shall give bond to the city with satisfactory surety in such amount as the Board may determine.
Editor's Note: See 24 P.S. § 4412.
In accordance with Section 413 of The Library Code, all moneys appropriated for maintenance of the library and all moneys, if any, received from other sources for its use shall be under the exclusive control and shall be disbursed under the direction of the Library Board of Directors. It shall have all of the rights and duties delegated to such boards by the Library Code and shall present a financial report to the city annually. The city shall arrange to have the accounts of the Treasurer of the Board audited annually as in the case of other municipal expenditures.
Editor's Note: See 24 P.S. § 4413.
The Board of Directors shall prepare and present to the city such reports as are required by Section 414 of the Library Code, and shall give free library service to the residents and taxpayers of the city as provided in Section 415 of The Library Code.