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Board Committees

    Budget and Finance:

    The Budget and Finance Committee shall consist of three (3) Trustees, the Library Director, the chief financial officer of the Library and such other persons, including members of the Library staff and members of the public having expertise in matters within the scope of the committee’s duties, as the Board may deem appropriate. The Budget and Finance Committee shall (i) make recommendations to the Board on the adoption of the annual budget; (ii) review long-term plans for capital expenditures and make recommendations to the Library Director and the Board; (iii) review and advise the Board on financial policies and financial matters, such as insurance requirements, banking relationships, accounting practices, investment policies, internal controls, borrowings, millage and election issues and other similar matters; (iv) develop the basis for the operating millage proposal to be submitted to the electors of the Ann Arbor Library District; and (v) provide the necessary data to enable the Board to select financing for new buildings and properties, the amount and form of such financing, and procedures for approval of proposed financing by electors, if required.


      The Executive Committee shall consist of the President, and any two Elected Officers. The Executive Committee shall:

      (a) annually review all Library policies except those within the jurisdiction of the Budget and Finance Committee, and make recommendations for policy changes to the Board of Trustees. The Library Director shall bring to the Executive Committee for review any procedures or practices which affect policy;

      (b) advise the Board of Trustees with respect the Library Director’s performance appraisal by collecting relevant information from the Director and Board, organizing the evaluation materials and communicating the draft evaluation document to the Board for its consideration and approval;

      (c) assist in the preparation of the agenda for annual, regular, and special meetings; and

      (d) perform such other tasks as the President or the Board of Trustees shall from time to time determine.