The Library Board has the authority to establish rules and regulations for its own government and that of the library not inconsistent with law; to elect and employ a Director; to fix salaries and compensation for library employees; to adopt the annual budget and authorize expenditures in accordance with the budget; and to establish library policy.
All authority for operation of the library resides in the Library Board, meeting and taking action as a quorum.
No authority resides in the individual member.
Individual Board members do not have power or authority to commit the library or to speak for the Library Board, unless so authorized by the Library Board.
The Library Board President is the spokesman for the Library Board and speaks on behalf of the Library Board during the interim between Library Board meetings.
In an emergency the President may act on behalf of the Library Board with Library Board ratification of the action taken at the next scheduled Library Board meeting.