Steps begin to merge Jamestown, Stutsman library services
Published 11/18/2008, The Jamestown Sun
Attorneys representing the City Council and Stutsman County Commission are collecting agreements from other communities in the state with combined libraries to serve as a guide in consolidating the two here. Voters approved consolidation of city and county library services in the Nov. 4 election. According to state statute, a written agreement between the two governing bodies is the next step. The agreement will cover such areas as tax collection, personnel issues, administration of a joint fund, the size of the joint board and operating differences.Word count: 227
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