Library Advisory Board

Board Overview

The purpose of the Library Advisory Board is to make recommendations on the operation and administration of the Durango Public Library, policies and procedures for consideration and adoption by the City Council, and the library’s capital budget.

This board also reviews and adopts long-term financial plans for operation and capital needs for the facility.

At a Glance

SpecificationsDetails
Established byResolution 2002-23 Ordinance, Section 5-111
Number on BoardFive; three city-appointed members, two county-appointed members
Length of TermThree years
City Council LiaisonCouncilor Dean Brookie
Regular Meeting TimeMeetings are held every two months the second Monday at 4:30 pm
Regular Meeting LocationLibrary, Program Room 3

Current Members

NameAppointedTerm ExpiresTerm #
William LeMaire, Chair, City Appointment
Feb. 2019
Jan. 2022
2
Karen Pontius, County Appointment
Feb. 2017
Jan. 2023
2
Salye Stein, City Appointment
March 2018
Jan. 2021
1
Rachel Turiel, Co-Chair, County AppointmentJan. 2018Jan. 20212
Jean Walter, City AppointmentFeb. 2017Jan. 20211
Dean Brookie, City Council Liaison
N/A
N/A
N/A
Clyde Church, County Commissioner Liaison
N/A
N/A
N/A
Sandy Irwin, Staff Liason
N/A
N/A
N/A
Shelly Oxhandler, Friends of the Library PresidentN/AN/AN/A