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 as a whole are open, public meetings and public attendance is welcomed to share opinions, concerns, ideas, and learn about areas of interest. The regular monthly meeting schedule for the calendar year 2023 is listed below and will be held at the Norm Dicks Government Center, 345 6th St., Bremerton; 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. To view the meetings live on BKAT (Bremerton-Kitsap Access Television).
- January 24
- February 28
- March 28
- April 25
- May 23
- June 27
- July 25
- August 22
- September 26
- October 24
- November 28
- December 19
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. To provide increased access to our Board meetings, the meetings are being recorded and posted afterwards and may be viewed on YouTube the Thursday following the each meeting. Closed captions will also be available. Please be aware, captions are auto-generated and may contain errors.
Committees of the KRL Board of Trustees, include, but are not limited to, Finance, Strategic and Long-Range Planning, and Policy. The committee meetings are held at 4:30 p.m. prior to the regular monthly meeting.
Public comments/correspondence instructions for regular monthly meetings: The Library Board cordially invites all residents of Kitsap County to present public comments and/or questions at public Board meetings, other than personnel issues during the appropriate periods set aside for public comment. Comments shall include the name, zip code and organization affiliation, if any, of the submitter. Please see the Board's "Public Comment Guidelines".
General correspondence to the Board should be addressed to:
Board of Trustees
Kitsap Regional Library
1301 Sylvan Way
Bremerton, WA 98310
If you would like additional information, please contact Tammy Jeffries, Executive Assistant, at 360-405-9158 or firstname.lastname@example.org.