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First Substitute S.B. 87
5 This act modifies provisions related to county libraries by modifying the duties of the
6 library board of directors. The act provides that the library board shall make library
7 rules in a manner consistent with county ordinances and policies. The act shifts the
8 trusteeship of donations for the benefit of a library from the library board to the county.
9 This act affects sections of Utah Code Annotated 1953 as follows:
11 9-7-504, as last amended by Chapter 227, Laws of Utah 1993
12 9-7-505, as renumbered and amended by Chapter 241, Laws of Utah 1992
13 9-7-507, as renumbered and amended by Chapter 241, Laws of Utah 1992
14 9-7-508, as renumbered and amended by Chapter 241, Laws of Utah 1992
15 9-7-509, as renumbered and amended by Chapter 241, Laws of Utah 1992
16 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
17 Section 1. Section 9-7-504 is amended to read:
18 9-7-504. Library board duties -- Library fund deposits.
19 (1) The library board of directors [
22 (a) [
23 (i) the expenditure of the library fund[
24 (ii) the construction, lease, or sale of library buildings and land[
25 (iii) the operation and care of the library; and
26 (b) purchase, lease, or sell land, and purchase, lease, [
27 for the benefit of the library.
28 (2) The board [
29 including establishing policies for collections and information resources, which may not be
30 inconsistent with county ordinances, policies, and procedures.
34 (3) (a) All tax moneys received for the library shall be deposited in the county treasury
35 to the credit of the library fund, and may not be used for any purpose except that of the county
36 library. [
38 (b) All moneys collected by the library shall be deposited to the credit of the library
40 Section 2. Section 9-7-505 is amended to read:
41 9-7-505. Rules -- Use of library.
42 (1) The [
44 and procedures for the governing of the library.
45 (2) Each library established under this part shall be free to the use of the inhabitants of
46 the area taxed for the support of the library, subject to the rules [
51 Section 3. Section 9-7-507 is amended to read:
52 9-7-507. Librarian and other personnel.
53 (1) (a) The library board of directors shall [
54 executive for appointment a competent person to serve as librarian [
56 (b) The county executive shall, within 30 days of the recommendation, either make the
57 appointment or request that the board submit another recommendation.
58 (c) The librarian shall be an employee of the county subject to the personnel policies,
59 procedures, and compensation plans approved by the county executive and county legislative
61 (d) The librarian shall act as the executive officer for the library board.
64 (2) (a) All library personnel are employees of the county.
65 (b) The librarian or the librarian's designee shall hire library personnel in accordance
66 with the county merit system, personnel policies and procedures, and compensation plans
67 approved by the county executive and county legislative body.
68 (3) As used in this section "librarian" means the county library director.
69 Section 4. Section 9-7-508 is amended to read:
70 9-7-508. Donations of money or property.
72 property, or real estate for the benefit of [
73 to the money, personal property, or real estate in the [
74 the benefit and purposes of the library.
75 (2) The [
76 hold donated personal property and real estate as prescribed by county ordinance according to
77 the terms of the deed, gift, devise, or bequest of the property, and the [
79 Section 5. Section 9-7-509 is amended to read:
80 9-7-509. Entities may cooperate, merge, or consolidate in providing library
82 Boards of directors of city libraries, boards of directors of county libraries, boards of
83 education, governing boards of other educational institutions, library agencies, and local
84 political subdivisions may cooperate[
85 merge or consolidate under an interlocal agreement approved and implemented in accordance
86 with Title 11, Chapter 13, Interlocal Cooperation Act.
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