Borough of Pottstown, PA
Montgomery County
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§ 101 Pottstown Public Library to Act for Borough Council in Providing Library Service to Residents and Taxpayers.

[Ord. 1249, 4/12/1971]
The Pottstown Public Library is hereby authorized and designated to act for and on behalf of the Council of Pottstown Borough to provide library service to residents and taxpayers of the Borough.

§ 102 Borough to Maintain or Assist in Maintenance of Library.

[Ord. 1249, 4/12/1971]
The Council of the Borough of Pottstown hereby agrees to maintain (or assist in the maintenance of) the Pottstown Public Library in accord with the provisions of § 401 of the Library Code, the Act of June 14, 1961, P.L. 324, at a level of financial support that will insure that the library will have an annual income from local and State sources of not less than $2.25 cents per capita for the population of the Borough and will be able to qualify annually for State financial aid in accord with § 303(1) of The Library Code.

§ 103 Borough Appointees to Library Board of Directors.

[Ord. 1249, 4/12/1971]
In accord with § 411 of The Library Code, the Mayor and Council shall appoint two people to serve as the Borough's representatives on the Board of Directors of the Pottstown Public Library, each representative to serve three years, the terms to expire in different years. Subsequent vacancies are to be filled by people appointed by the Mayor and Council No person shall be appointed to serve more than two successive terms.

§ 104 Treasurer of Board of Directors to Give Bond to Borough.

[Ord. 1249, 4/12/1971]
In accord with § 412 of The Library Code, the Treasurer of the Board of Directors of the Library shall give bond to the Borough with satisfactory surety in such amounts as the Board of Directors of the Library may determine.

§ 105 Authority of Board of Directors; Audit of Treasurer's Accounts.

[Ord. 1249, 4/12/1971]
In accordance with § 413 of The Library Code, all monies appropriated for maintenance of the library and all monies, if any, received from other sources for its use, shall be under the exclusive control and shall be disbursed under the direction of the Board of Directors of the library. 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 Borough annually. Pottstown Borough shall arrange to have the accounts of the Treasurer of the Board of Directors audited annually as in the case of other municipal expenditures, as required by § 413 of The Library Code.

§ 106 Annual Budget; Reports; Free Library Service to Residents and Taxpayers of the Borough.

[Ord. 1249, 4/12/1971]
The Board of Directors shall prepare and present a budget for the following year to the Borough by November 1 of each year and any other reports as are required by § 414 of The Library Code and shall give free library service to the residents and taxpayers of the Borough as provided in § 415 of The Library Code.