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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
Specifications Details
Established by Resolution 2002-23 Ordinance, Section 5-111
Number on Board Five; three city-appointed members, two county-appointed members
Length of Term Three years
Council Liaison Sweetie Marbury
Regular Meeting Time Meetings are held every two months the second Monday at 4:30 pm
Regular Meeting Location Library, Program Room 3

Current Members
Name Appointed Term Expires
Rachel Turiel, county-appointed 01/28/2015 01/31/2018
Lauren Ragland, city-appointed 02/07/2017 01/31/2020
Karen Pontius, county-appointed 02/02/2017 01/31/2020
Sweetie Marbury, City Council Liaison 2011 NA
Maile Kane, Friends of the Library President 2012 NA
William LeMaire, Chair, city-appointed 01/31/2016 01/31/2019
Patty Templeton, city-appointed 02/07/2017 01/31/2020
Sandy Irwin, Staff Library Director NA NA
David Bygel, County Staff Liaison NA NA
Brigid O'Brien, Youth Ex-Officio 05/4/2016 08/31/2017
Steve Redding, Chairman Emeritus Member  NA  NA