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Notice of Vacancy

Napa County Library Commission - Yountville Representative

Post Date:11/17/2017 11:03 AM
The Town of Yountville is recruiting for one (1) position to represent the Town on the Napa County Library Commission (Commission). The term of office for this position is three years and will expire January 31, 2021.

The Commission meets monthly on the second Monday at 4:00 p.m. in Napa.

The Commission consists of eight (8) members, three (3) to be appointed by the County Board of Supervisors, two (2) to be appointed by the Napa City Council, one (1) each appointed by the Calistoga City Council, American Canyon City Council and the Yountville Town Council. Each member shall serve a three-year term which begins on January 31. A member whose appointment has expired may continue to serve until a new appointment is made by the appropriate authority.

The Commission, on behalf of all residents, advises the Library Director, the County Board of Supervisors and local appointing authorities on matters pertaining to the library, advocates on the Library's behalf and ensures an ongoing flow of information between the Library, the Community and the elected officials.

Commission members are charged with attending regular board meetings, trainings and retreats in an effort to understand the functions of librarianship (public services, technical services, administrative services, and technology); ensuring and participating in long range planning for the Library so that the needs of all segments of the community are assessed and considered; and ensuring that all policies developed and recommended by the Commission are consistent with the approved plan. For more information regarding the role of a library commissioner, visit the Town website shown below.

Applications must be completed on-line by visiting the Town’s website at www.townofyountville.com under Town Council/Boards and Commissions. Please contact the Town Clerk at mdahme@yville.com if you have questions. Interested persons must submit completed applications on-line by Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. Individuals may be requested to be interviewed by the Town Council prior to a regularly scheduled Council Meeting which is tentatively set for Tuesday, January 16, 2018. Time to be determined based on the number of applications received (Save the Date).
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