Candidate petitions for the position of library trustee are available at the Town of Ulster Library beginning July 6. The library is located at 860 Ulster Ave. There are two trustees seeking re-election and one vacant position for a full three-year term. The election is on Thursday, September 7.
Anyone who is a resident of the Town of Ulster is eligible to run. Petitions must be signed by at least 25 Town of Ulster residents who are registered to vote in the town. Petitions must be returned to the library by 4 p.m. on Monday, August 7 in order to be on the September ballot.
Library trustees attend at least one board meeting a month, serve on one or more committees, and complete a minimum of two hours of trustee education annually. The role of a library trustee is to set policy for operation of the public library and to oversee the fiscal health of the organization.
Residents who would like more information about serving on the board of trustees are encouraged to contact the library director, Mary Collins, at 845-338-7881 or email email@example.com.