About the Library — Library Boards


Currently Active Library Boards

SCPL Logo Library Joint Powers Board

The Library Joint Powers Board oversees the operations of the Santa Cruz City County Library systems, setting policies and exercising responsibilities delegated to it in the Joint Powers Agreement.

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SCPL Logo Library Facilities Financing Authority

Financing the acquisition, construction and improvement of Santa Cruz Public Libraries facilities through the formation of a community facilities district.

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SCPL Logo Library Advisory Commission

The Library Advisory Commission is intended to be a voice of the community to provide advice and feedback to the Governing Board and the Director of Libraries.

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SCPL Logo Downtown Library Advisory Committee

The Downtown Branch Library Advisory Committee has been formed to assist the Library and the City of Santa Cruz in developing a space that meets the community's needs and desires for 21st century programming.

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Archives Of Previous Library Governing Boards

  LJPB Finance Subcommittee
Ad hoc committee consisting of members from the Library Joint Powers Board, the Library Director and the City of Santa Cruz Finance Director. The subcommittee reviews, projects and plans the library system's finances and makes recommendations to the full Library Joint Powers Board.
  LJPB Facilities Master Plan Committee
Primary purpose of this subcommittee was to work on developing a facilities master plan for the 10 library branches that would include input from all jurisdictions. The sunset of this commmittee was March 2014.