Borough of Ridley Park, PA
Delaware County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Ridley Park as Ch. 26 of the 1968 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Code of Ethics — See Ch. 16.
[Amended 10-21-2003 by Ord. No. 1131]
There is hereby established in the Borough a public nonsectarian library maintained in the stone building at the corner of Cresswell Street and Ward Street, as provided and donated by the Hon. Andrew Carnegie as library building to said Borough of Ridley Park.
[Amended 10-21-2003 by Ord. No. 1131]
For the purpose of maintaining said library, there shall be levied by the Borough Council annually a sum not exceeding the maximum permitted by statute on the taxable property of said Borough of Ridley Park.
[Amended 10-21-2003 by Ord. No. 1131]
The President of the Council is hereby authorized and directed to appoint, subject to the approval of the Council, a Library Board of seven trustees, one of whom shall be a member of the Board of School Directors of Ridley School District, one a member of the Borough Council of Ridley Park and the others residents of said Borough. Said appointments shall take effect as of January 1, 1924, two to serve for one year, two for two years and three for three years, reappointments to be made at the expiration of said terms accordingly. Said Board shall immediately organize by electing a President and Secretary, who shall serve without compensation; a librarian and janitor, and fix the salaries of the same; and make all necessary rules and regulations for the governing and conducting of said library.
No books shall be purchased nor expense incurred except by resolution of the Library Board, and bills for the same shall be approved by and certified to by its President and referred to the Council for payment. The Board shall report annually to the Council in November the condition of the library and make an approximate estimate of its expenditures for the ensuing calendar year.
All moneys received by the Board as bequests or otherwise shall be kept to the credit of the Board exclusively for library purposes or whatever specific object the same shall have been received for. Upon resolution of the Council, the Treasurer of the Borough shall act as Treasurer or custodian of any fund or funds belonging exclusively to the Board, his bond filed with the Borough being surety for the same. Upon resolution of the Board, he shall pay from said funds all orders signed by the President and countersigned by the Secretary of said Board.