B'ville Library trustee petitions available

The Baldwinsville Public Library will hold its annual budget vote and trustee election from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday April 23 in the library at 33 E. Genesee St., Baldwinsville.

The library's budget for 2009-10 is currently under study by the board of trustees. Details will be available in the Baldwinsville Messenger and the Post-Standard at a later date. Printed copies of the budget will be available at area banks, village and town offices, and in the library during the week prior to the budget vote.

Voters will have an opportunity to cast their ballots for one trustee: the five-year term for the seat of Donna Arseneau is open. Potential trustee candidates must file petitions with the signatures of 25 qualified people by 4 p.m. Monday March 23 with the school district clerk at the district office at 29 E. Oneida St., Baldwinsville. Petition forms and instructions are available at the library. Petitions may be signed by anyone who is 18 years of age or older and has resided in the Baldwinsville School District for 30 days or more.

The Library Board of Trustees meets regularly once a month and is responsible for policy and general supervision of library finances. Trustee candidates must also be U.S. citizens and 18 years of age or older and have been Baldwinsville School District residents for at least 30 days.

Current board members are Barbara Aitken (president), Nelson Butler (vice-president), Donna Arseneau, Susan Downey, Bruce King, Jacqueline Olmsted and Robert Manning.

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