The Board of Trustees is comprised of five members appointed by the Kitsap County Commissioners to represent the five geographic regions of Kitsap County. The Board of Trustees selects a Library Director to whom the Board delegates the authority and responsibility for the administration of the Library. This includes the development of the Library’s annual operating and capital budgets, authorization and oversight of all major expenditures and policies relating to staff and public services. The Board of Trustees reviews, provides recommendations and is responsible for the final approval of all policies and budgets. The regular monthly meetings of the Board of Trustees are oopen, public meetings and public attendance is welcomed to share opinions, concerns, ideas and learn about areas of interest.
Committees of the KRL Board of Trustees, including, but not limited to, the Finance Committee, the Policies and Procedures Committee and/or the Strategic and Long-Range Planning Committee meet at 4:30 p.m. prior to the regular monthly meeting. The regular monthly meetings of the Library Board of Trustees as a whole for the calendar year 2022 shall be held on the following dates and locations; provided that, if required by law to follow state safety guidelines, any meeting may be held using a virtual format as set forth in a posted legal notice:
- January 25,
Sylvan Way Branch orZoom meeting
- February 22, Sylvan Way Branch or Zoom meeting, TBD
- March 22, Silverdale Branch or Zoom meeting, TBD
- April 26, Poulsbo Branch or Zoom meeting, TBD
- May 24, Port Orchard Branch or Zoom meeting, TBD
- June 28, Kingston Branch or Zoom meeting, TBD
- July 26, Little Boston Branch or Zoom meeting, TBD
- August 23, Downtown Bremerton Branch or Zoom meeting, TBD
- September 27, Manchester Branch or Zoom meeting, TBD
- October 25, Bainbridge Island Branch or Zoom meeting, TBD
- November 22, Sylvan Way Branch or Zoom meeting, TBD
- December 20, Sylvan Way Branch or Zoom meeting, TBD
More Information About Board of Trustees Meetings
The Kitsap Regional Library Board of Trustees conducts paperless meetings. To access the Board meeting agendas and minutes, governing by-laws, policies and/or budget information, click on the appropriate link provided here.
For meetings using a virtual format: You can access the meeting via the link or via phone, entering the meeting ID # and passcode as noted next to the meeting date. Public comments and/or questions may be submitted only in writing by mail to Board of Trustees, 1301 Sylvan Way, Bremerton, WA 98310 or by email to email@example.com. Comments shall include the name, street address and organization affiliation, if any, of the submitter and comments submitted by email should also include the email address of the submitter. Anonymous comments will not be accepted. Comments and/or questions meeting the Board's "Public Comment Guidelines" that are received by 5:00 p.m. on the Monday prior to the meeting date will be read into the record.
General correspondence to the Board should be addressed to:
Board of Trustees
Kitsap Regional Library
1301 Sylvan Way
Bremerton, WA 98310