[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Commissioners of the Township of Rostraver 9-5-1989 as Part 2, Ch. 2, Art. E, of the 1989 Code; amended in its entirety 2-23-2000 by Ord. No. 421. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
The Rostraver Public Library Board is hereby created.
It shall have the authority to supervise, maintain and regulate library activities and functions and to advise the Board of Commissioners of the Township on all Township matters pertaining to the Rostraver Public Library.
The Township of Rostraver agrees further to assist in the maintenance of the Rostraver Public Library in accord with the provisions of 24 P.S. § 4401 by making appropriations as nearly adequate as its finances will permit.
[Amended 4-4-2018 by Ord. No. 697]
In accord with 24 P.S. § 4411 of the Library Code, the Township Commissioners will appoint nine persons to serve as representatives on the Board of Directors of the Rostraver Public Library, each representative to serve three years, the terms expiring as provided by 24 P.S. § 4411 of the Library Code.
In accord with 24 P.S. § 4412 of the Library Code, the Treasurer of the Board of Directors of the Library shall give bond to the municipality with satisfactory surety in such amount as the Board of Directors may determine.
The Board of Directors shall prepare and present to the Township Commissioners by November 1 of each year a budget for the following year and such reports as are required by 24 P.S. §§ 4413 and 4414 of the Library Code and shall give free library service to the residents and taxpayers, as provided in 24 P.S. § 4415 of the Library Code.