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File #: 2020-1381    Version: 2 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Appointment
File created: 10/29/2020 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 11/17/2020 Final action:
Title: Commission District(s): All Reappointment of Valerie Boyd to DeKalb County Public Library Board of Trustees
Attachments: 1. 2020 11.17 Item 2020-1381, 2. Resume - Valerie Boyd, New Appointment

Substitute

Public Hearing:  YES      NO                                                   Department: Board of Commissioners                                     

 

SUBJECT:

Title

Commission District(s): All

Reappointment of Valerie Boyd to DeKalb County Public Library Board of Trustees

Body

 

Information Contact: Alison Weissinger

Phone Number: 404-508-7190

 

PURPOSE:

Pursuant to O.C.G.A. Sec. 20-5-42(a) and the Constitution and Bylaws the DeKalb County Library System, the DeKalb County Board of Commissioners may appoint up to ten (10) member from the public at-large.

Ms. Valerie Boyd is being reappointment to the DeKalb County Public Library Board of Trustees as a member from the public-at-large by t  e Board of Commission. This is a four (4) year term to run from January 1, 2021
through December 31, 2024

 

NEED/IMPACT:

The operation of the DeKalb County Public Library is legally vested in the Board of Trustees under the provision of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, Title 20, Chapter 5, Article 40. Per the Constitution and By-Laws of the DeKalb County Public Library eight (8) county appointees from the public at-large serve on the Board of Trustees along with two municipal appointees, the CEO and the Executive Assistant to the CEO. Appointees typically serve four (4) year terms and can be reappointed for a total of three (3) consecutive terms.

 

Ms. Valerie Boyd is a current member of the DeKalb County Library Board of Trustees and an avid library user and supporter. She is an associate professor at the University of Georgia. Her experiences solidify her knowledge of DeKalb County and her commitment to community advocacy and quality of life issues have helped to ensure that she continues to be an effective Trustee.

 

 

FISCAL IMPACT:

None

 

RECOMMENDATION:

Recommended Action

To confirm the reappointment of Ms. Valerie Boyd to the DeKalb County Public Library Board of Trustees for a term to expire on December 31, 2024.