Chapter 2.37


2.37.010    Department created.

2.37.020    Director – Appointment.

2.37.030    Director – Duties.

2.37.010 Department created.

The department of the library is created. (Ord. 3169 § 11 (Exh. I), 2017).

2.37.020 Director – Appointment.

The library director shall be appointed by the city manager to serve at the pleasure of the city manager. In the absence or vacancy of the director position, the city manager may appoint an acting director to perform all the duties of the library director. The person so appointed shall have a master’s degree in library science or library and information science and Washington State certification (or the ability to obtain certification within 90 days of appointment), and a minimum of three years of progressively responsible experience of public library supervision and management. The compensation to be paid the library director shall be fixed by the city council in the yearly budget. (Ord. 3169 § 11 (Exh. I), 2017).

2.37.030 Director – Duties.

The powers, duties and responsibilities of the library director shall be subject to the direction and supervision of the city manager, and shall include, without limitation, the following:

A. Oversee the daily operations of the library.

B. Supervise collection and program development.

C. Manage library personnel.

D. Perform such other duties as directed by the city manager, or as provided by city ordinance or state law. (Ord. 3169 § 11 (Exh. I), 2017).