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High Plains Library District Seeks Candidates For Board Of Trustees

(Greeley– February, 2017) – The High Plains Library District Board is seeking applications to fill six (6) open positions on the Library Board of Trustees.  The application deadline is March 13, 2017.

This is a governing board which determines the policies of the library in relation to community needs, requires proper standards be maintained, provides adequate financing for the library operation and provides necessary buildings and equipment for activities of the library.

While there are no statutory requirements regarding residency, it is the intent that there be representation on the Board of all areas within the High Plains Library District.  The areas to be represented in this selection process are:

Region 1. Erie, Frederick, Firestone

N-C66, S-County Line, E-US85, W- County Line + Erie town boundaries

Region 2. Gilcrest, Hudson, Keenesburg, LaSalle, Lochbuie, Platteville, Fort Lupton

N-CR52, S-County Line, E-County Line, W-US85

Region 3. Mead, Johnstown, Milliken, Berthoud

N-CR52, S-C66, E-US85, W-County Line

Region 4. Greeley, Evans, Garden City

N-CR72, S-CR52, E-CR45, W-County Line excluding Windsor RE-4

Region 5. Ault, Eaton, Pierce, Nunn, Carr, Rockport, Lucerne

N-County Line, S-CR72, E-CR45, W-County Line

At-Large – The legal boundaries of the High Plains Library District

Bordered on the north by the Weld County line; on the south by the Weld County line; on the east by the Weld County line; and on the west by the Weld County line excluding the RE-4 Windsor-Severance school district and the City of Dacono and including the Town of Erie

The Board meets on the 4th Monday of each month   All meetings are at 4:00 p.m.at the District Support Services building in Greeley. In addition, Board members are involved with some task force / committee work and fundraising, as well as help with and attend special events. Board positions require a commitment of at least 10 hours per month.

Applications will be accepted until 5:00 p.m., March 13, 2017.  For more information or to request an electronic application, call Janine Reid at 506-8563 or Gail Craig at 506-8588 or email gcraig@highplains.us.  Applications are also available onlinewww.mylibrary.us/ under the HPLD Board of Trustees.

 

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The High Plains Library District connects communities to information, inspiration, and entertainment for life. HPLD includes libraries in Greeley, Evans, Firestone, Erie, Kersey, Ault, Eaton, Johnstown, Platteville, Hudson and Fort Lupton.