Effective March 2011, a vacancy exists on the Christian County Library Board. Applicants must be a registered voter in North Linn, South Linn, North Galloway or South Galloway Township and should be familiar with the library. Trustees are appointed for four-year terms. They must participate in monthly board meetings, which now occur on Friday morning at 9:30 a.m. in the library. Except for November and December when they are earlier to aviod conflicts with Thanksgiving and Christmas, meetings are usually the last Friday and generally last from 45 minutes to 2 hours, depending on the agenda.
Perspective trustees should pick up a board brochure and application form from the County Commission or at the library or copy one from the library's website: http://christiancounty.lib.mo.us/library/BoardBrochure.pdf . The completed form should be returned no later than closing time the day before the board metting, 8 p.m. Thursday, March 24 or 8 p.m. Thursday, April 28, so they can be distributed to trustees at the meeting before a brief interview during the board meeting. The President of the Board of Trustees will take a slate of candidates to the County Commission with recommendations from board vote. Terms will begin wtih receipt of the Commission's decision.