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CHAPTER 74 AN ACT TO AMEND THE CHARTER OF THE CITY OF GREENSBORO, THE SAME BEING CHAPTER 37, PRIVATE LAWS OF 1923, AS AMENDED, AND PARTICULARLY AS REVISED AND REORGAN- IZED BY CHAPTER 1137, SESSION LAWS OF 1959, AS AMENDED. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:
Chapter VI, subchapter A of the Charter of the City of Greensboro, as set forth in Section 1, Chapter 1137, Session Laws of 1959, as amended, is amended by adding a new Article following Article 7 as follows: ARTICLE 8 LIBRARY BOARD OF TRUSTEES Section 6.87. Powers and duties of the Board of Trustees of the Greensboro Public Library. The Board of Trustees of the Greensboro Public Library shall elect one of its members as chairman. It may also elect a secretary and a treasurer and such other officers as it may deem necessary, either from the members of the Board or from the employees of the library. The duties of the Board shall be as follows: (a) To adopt such bylaws, rules and regulations for its own guidance and for the government of the library as may be necessary and in conformity with the law. (b) To supervise and care for the physical facilities constructed, leased or set apart for library purposes. (c) To advise and make recommendations to the City Council concerning the lease or purchase and occupancy of appropriate building or buildings, or the erection of appropriate building or buildings upon lands acquired by gift, devise or purchase. (d) To make recommendations to the City Manager concerning the appointment of a chief librarian or director of library services, assistant librarians and other employees, and the removal of such librarians or employees; provided, that no vacancies existing or occurring in the position of chief librarian or director in any such library shall be filled by the appointment or designation of any person who is not certified as a professional librarian by the North Carolina Library Certification Board under the provisions of G. S. 125-9 or G. S. 125-10. (e) To make recommendations concerning the annual budget for the library to the City Manager and City Council. (f) With the consent of the City Council extend the privileges and use of such library to nonresidents of the county or municipality, upon such terms and conditions as it may prescribe. 110 (g) To submit an annual report to the City Council with a copy thereof filed with the North Carolina State Library Board. (h) To perform such other duties as may be assigned to it from time to time by the City Council. Section 6.88. In lieu of other powers conferred by general law. The above powers and duties are in lieu of those powers and duties set out under G. S. 160-70 and are not intended to be supplementary thereto.