[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Hillsborough 10-25-2016 by Ord. No. 2016-19. Amendments noted where applicable.
There is hereby established a Library Advisory Board which shall be the official and only recognized advisory board for the Hillsborough Library Branch of the Somerset County Library System.
The Library Advisory Board shall consist of seven members to be appointed by the Township Committee. All members of the Library Advisory Board shall be residents of Hillsborough Township.
The terms of the members of the first Board shall be calculated from January 1 of the year following their date of appointment. The first members of the Board shall be appointed to terms as follows: two members will have a term of one year; two members will have a term of two years; and three members shall have a term of three years.
All subsequent appointments after formulation of the first Board shall be for a term of three years commencing on January 1 and ending on December 31.
Any vacancy occurring by reason of the death, resignation or removal of any Board member shall be filled for the unexpired term of that member.
The members of the Library Advisory Board shall serve without compensation.
The Library Advisory Board shall conduct monthly meetings to discuss matters affecting the Hillsborough Library Branch of the Somerset County Library System.
The Library Advisory Board shall report and make recommendations to the Hillsborough Township Committee, Hillsborough Library Branch Manager, Somerset County Library System Administrator and Somerset County Library Commission regarding policies, programs, services, maintenance and other matters affecting the Hillsborough Township Library Branch of the Somerset County Library System.
The Library Advisory Board shall select from among its members a Chairperson to serve as the presiding officer at its meetings and Vice Chairperson to serve as the presiding officer in absence of the Chairperson.
The Library Advisory Board shall select from among its members a Secretary whose function shall be to maintain minutes of the Board's meetings.