Applications are now being accepted for two openings on the five-member Board of Trustees for the Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library. It is for a three-year term. Applicants must be a city resident and a registered voter. The applicants are interviewed and appointed by the city council at a council meeting. Appointees do not receive compensation and can be reappointed for another consecutive three-year term by the city council when his or her term expires.
Under Municipal Code 2.80.050, the five-member library board makes and enforces all rules, regulations, and bylaws necessary for the administration, government and protection of the Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library. The board meets the third Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. in the Friends Room of the library. Meetings are usually about two hours in length. Special meetings may be scheduled as needed.
Applications are available at the city hall city clerk’s office at 320 W. Newmark Avenue, Monterey Park or on the Boards & Commissions section of the city website at www.ci.monterey-park.ca.us. Deadline for application submissions is May 16, 2014.
The Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library is the city’s public library located at 318 South Ramona Avenue, Monterey Park, CA 91754. Library hours are: Sunday 1-5 p.m.; Monday & Tuesday 12-9 p.m.; Wednesday & Thursday 10 a.m.-6: p.m.; Friday & Saturday 10 a.m.-1. For more City of Monterey Park news and information, please visit the city website at www.montereypark.ca.gov.
Norma A. Arvizu, City Librarian