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May 3, 2013

Roy-Hart library looking for trustees

Lockport Union-Sun & Journal — The Royalton-Hartland Community Library is seeking qualified applicants to run for the position of trustee. 

The library is anticipating five openings on the trustee board which will be filled at the annual meeting on July 8. Interested persons must be residents of the Royalton-Hartland Central School District and at least 18 years of age.

Those who wish to be considered for these openings must submit a valid petition signed by at least 25 residents of the Royalton-Hartland School District in support of their nomination. A voluntary nominee interest sheet is also available that will provide information to the public regarding qualifications for trustee.

Valid petitions and voluntary nominee interest forms must be returned to the Library Director Rose Bernard no later that June 6. Petition forms and nominee interest sheets are available at the circulation desk at the library, 9 Vernon St. in Middleport, during normal library hours starting Monday.

Trustee information packets, including a description of the duties and responsibilities of a trustee are available at the library or by visiting the website, royhartcommunitylibrary.com.

Trustee elections via paper ballot will be conducted at the annual meeting which is slated for 7 p.m. July 8. A person must be present at the meeting to cast a vote. A voter must also be a member of the library association, meaning they reside within the Royalton-Hartland Central School District for at least 30 days prior to the annual meeting, be a citizen of the United States, be at least 18 years of age and not otherwise prohibited from voting under the provision of Section 5-106 of the Election Law.

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