For Library Trustees
Open Meeting Law : 2014 Changes
Signed into law on May 23, 2014, Act 143 takes effect on July 1, 2014. The Vermont Secretary of State and the Vermont League of Cities and Towns have produced documents to help with the new requirements.
Vermont League of Cities and Towns has produced a very helpful document on Open Meetings Law FAQs
Core Materials for New Trustees
Trustees' Manual, 5th Edition (PDF Format) Updated 9.16.2010
Working Together Chart (PDF Format)
Law of Public Libraries (PDF Format)
Open Meeting Law
- Secretary of State's Transparency Tour 2013
- A Guide to Open Meetings
- Vermont Statute Title 1, section 310+
Power Point Presentations
Would you like to receive occasional news and updates specifically for trustees? If so, send an email to Jeremiah.Kellogg@state.vt.us (from the account you wish to use) and include your name and the library name. We post notices about the annual trustee conference, educational and networking opportunities and news trustees need.
Policies for libraries
23 Things for Trustees: Learn about Social Media tools at your own pace