The Historical Museum and Library Advisory Board assists and advises the City Council, in conjunction with the Community Services Director and the Historic Preservation Commission, in the establishment of essential policies, rules, and regulations relating to the planning, acquisition, disposition, operation, use, care, and maintenance of areas and structures owned, leased, or otherwise acquired by the City for use as historical museums, interpretive sites, or libraries. In addition, the Board is involved in the establishment of essential policies, rules, and regulations relating to the acquisition, conservation, and use of historical materials, artifacts, and library materials; development of a continuing plan for the City’s Historical Museum and Library programs; establishment of priorities at budget time for non-administrative functions relating to historical museum and library policies; and receipt, acceptance, and acquisition, subject to final action by the City Council, by gift, bequest, or devise real and personal property of every kind, nature, and description in the name of the City for historical museum or library purposes, subject to the terms of the gift.
The Historical Museum and Library Advisory Board is composed of nine (9) members* who are Tempe residents. Terms are for three years. (City Code, Chapter 2, Article V, Division 2)
*Per Ordinance No. O2014.22, effective July 12, 2014
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