Library Board of Trustees

The Plainview Library Board of Trustees is responsible for the governance of the library; establishing policy; setting goals and objectives; hiring and evaluating the director; establishing and monitoring the annual budget; signing necessary contracts; and exercising such other powers, consistent with the law to foster the effective use and management of the library.

The Board is comprised of 7 members who are appointed to 3-year terms by the Plainview City Council.  Persons interested in serving on the Library Board may indicate their interest by completing an Application to be a Library Trustee.

A record of persons who have been appointed to the Board can be found on the list of Plainview Library Board of Trustees.


Trustee Resources:

The Plainview City Code defines the legal structure of the Library in sections 206 Library Board and 215 Library Department. The City Code can be found at the following link: Plainview City Code.

The bylaws of the Library Board of Trustees can be found at the following link: Library Board of Trustee Bylaws.

Additional information can be found in the Minnesota Department of Education’s manual: Minnesota Public Library Trustee Handbook.

As a government body, Library Board meetings are subject to MN Open Meeting Law which can be found at the following link: MN Open Meeting Law.

2023 Library Board Packets:

03-21-2023 v.2 – Updated 3/21/2023

02-21-2023 v2 – Updated 2/21/2023


Packets prior to the current year can be found on our Archive Page.