Board Committees

    Budget and Finance:

    This committee is responsible to make recommendations to the Board on the adoption of the annual budget; review long-term plans for capital expenditures and make recommendations to the Library Director and the Board; 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; develop the basis for the operating millage proposal to be submitted to the electors of the Ann Arbor Library District; and 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.

      Director's Evaluation Committee:

      This committee serves to advise the Board of Trustees with respect to 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.


        This committee is responsible for annual 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 Policy Committee for review any procedures or practices which affect policy.


          The Executive Committee shall assist in the preparation of the agenda for annual, regular, and special meetings, and shall perform such other tasks as the President or the Board of Trustees shall from time to time determine.

            2015 Special Committees:


              The charge to the special Communications Committee will be to consider the implementation of recommendations in the communications audit, and related issues.


                The charge to the special Facilities Committee will be to recommend to the Board steps needed to develop and maintain clean, safe, physical facilities that creatively meet the needs of the community and staff with an emphasis on sustainability, accessibility, and flexibility.