The Citizens' Oversight Committee shall assist the Board of Trustees in fulfilling its oversight responsibilities related to income and expenditures resulting from the November 2019 passage of ballot measure 6A. Revenues generated from 6A are used for library purposes that may include restoring library hours; keeping library facilities well-maintained and in good repair; retaining qualified staff; providing books, technology and other library materials; and providing educational classes and events for children, teens, and adults.
The committee will be co-chaired by the Executive Director and the Chief Financial Officer of Garfield County Libraries. The Board Treasurer will also serve on the committee. The Board will appoint the volunteer committee members. Each appointee will be a resident of Garfield County and will serve a term of two years, which can be extended upon Board approval. The Board will fill vacancies on the committee and may remove a member from the committee at any time without cause.
The committee has no expressed or implied power, authority, or voting power.
The committee will report its activities to the Board at least on a semiannual basis.
The committee will meet at least semiannually and more often as needed. The committee co-chairs will keep a copy of the committee meeting minutes and forward a copy to the Board Secretary. The committee co-chairs may invite any Trustee, staff member, expert, or other advisor who is not a member of the committee to attend meetings as needed.
Apply to Become a Committee Member
In order to apply, please submit a letter of interest that elaborates on why you are interested in this position and the skills you would bring to the committee. Please also include any professional experience, volunteer work, or memberships that you believe would enhance your effectiveness as a committee member.
Please submit your letter of interest by mail to:
Kevin Hettler, Chief Financial Officer
Garfield County Libraries
207 East Avenue
Rifle, CO 81650
Or via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications will be evaluated by the Garfield County Libraries Board of Trustees.