Mid-Columbia Libraries is governed by a seven-member Board of Trustees appointed jointly by the Benton and Franklin County Commissioners. Board member terms are seven years. Board members serve without salary but are reimbursed for necessary travel expenses.
The Board is the policy-making body for the library district. It has the power to determine the rules and regulations governing library service and personnel as mandated by the library laws of the State of Washington. The officers consist of a board chair, vice-chair and secretary.
Meetings are open to the public and comments are welcome. Information on the members, meeting schedule, agenda and minutes is found by clicking on the links or by contacting the executive director's office at 737-6344.
Mid-Columbia Libraries is governed by a seven member Board of Trustees appointed jointly by the Benton and Franklin County Commissioners. Board members are volunteer citizens who represent different regions of the library service area. The Board welcomes comments and suggestions. You can contact the Board via email, phone, or mail:
Board of Trustees
405 S. Dayton Street
Kennewick, WA 99336
Board meetings are scheduled on the third Tuesday of the month, starting at 5:30 pm. Special meetings and workshop sessions are also held as needed. Board meetings are generally held at the Keewaydin Park Library, 405 S. Dayton Street, Kennewick, WA. Please check the agendas for the specific schedule and meeting location.
Mid-Columbia Libraries' financial support comes from property taxes from unincorporated Benton and Franklin Counties, annexed cities of Kahlotus, Benton City, Connell, Kennewick, and Mesa, and from service contracts with the cities of Pasco, Othello and West Richland.
Public Records Requests
The agenda of a Board meeting is available the week prior to a scheduled meeting. Please click here for agendas, or contact the executive director's office at (509) 737-6344.
The public is welcome and encouraged to attend in person at the Keewaydin Park library or via Zoom.
November 21, 2023 Meeting & Public Hearing
Meeting ID: 825 0090 3855 Passcode: 285680
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Board meeting minutes are available following approval at the next regular meeting. Please check here for minutes, or contact the executive director's office at (509) 737-6344.