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Feb. 4, 2020


Kaycee Lagarde

Mayor Seeking Applicants for Appointment to Library Board of Governance

Mayor Grover Robinson is seeking residents interested in volunteering to be considered for an appointment to the West Florida Public Library Board of Governance. 

Residents interested in serving on the board should fill out on an application on the City of Pensacola's website by close of business Friday, Feb. 21.

The appointee must be an elector of Escambia County to serve on the board. The mayor's appointee will serve a term of two years. 

The duties of the Library Board of Governance include establishing policy and overseeing the management of Escambia County library services and making recommendations to the Escambia Board of County Commissioners regarding the annual budget according to the purposes and authority set forth in resolutions, interlocal agreements and other agreements, as well as state and federal laws. These duties also include establishing an annual plan of service and the long-range strategic planning of library services.

West Florida Public Libraries provides service to all of Escambia County, with the board typically meeting on the fourth Monday of the month from 4-6:30 p.m.

To learn more about the West Florida Public Library Board of Governance, visit

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