FRAMINGHAM – There will be a race for Framingham Library Trustee in November.
There are 6 seats on the ballot for 4-year terms, started January 1, 2022.
Nine individuals pulled nomination papers and eight individuals returned 50+ signatures and had the signatures certified to be on the November 2 ballot.
The individuals, in order of when they pulled nomination papers, are:
- Trustee Ruth Winett
- Trustee Steven Malchman
- Trustee Heather Klish
- Isabella Petroni
- Trent Matthew Fortner
- Jenny Dimouro Dearcangeus
- Heather E.E. Woods
- Leslie White Harvey
The powers and duties of the Framingham Board of Library Trustees shall include the following:
i. To make all reasonable rules and regulations for the operation of the municipality’s libraries and for conducting the business of the board of library trustees as may be considered necessary or desirable;
ii. To advise and make recommendation to the mayor for an annual operating budget for the library department. The library trustees shall advise the mayor on all matters concerning the library department, equipment and, buildings and grounds;
iii. To recommend to the mayor for appointment a candidate for library director; and,
iv. To accept donations and manage funds in its trust
Library Trustees receive no salary for their services. It is a volunteer position.
Library Trustee meetings are the second Monday of the month (or third Monday if the second is a holiday), September through June.
Editor’s Note: in full transparency, one of the candidate’s is the daughter of the editor of SOURCE.