Library trustee petitions for candidacy due

— The Baldwinsville Public Library will hold its annual budget vote and trustee election from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, April 25, in the library at 33 East Genesee St., Baldwinsville.

The library's budget for 2013-14 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 two trustees: the five-year terms for the seats of trustees Barbara J. Aitken and Edward J. McManus are open. Potential trustee candidates must file petitions with the signatures of 25 qualified people by 4 p.m. Monday, March 25, with the school district clerk at the district office on East Oneida Street. 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; Robert Manning, vice-president; Donna Arseneau, Susan Downey, Bruce King, Edward McManus and Jacqueline Olmsted.

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