- Trustees shall comply with all laws, rules and regulations that apply to them and to their library.
This justifies periodic training for the entire BoT, Director, and all staff members on important issues that affect the workplace today. Examples include diversity training, effective communication, gender issues, sexual harassment, and guidelines for professional behavior.
- A Trustee shall immediately disqualify him/herself whenever the appearance of or a conflict of interest exists.
The Trustee should disqualify him/herself and withdraw from any personnel decision that affects the staff member with whom s/he was involved with in a conflict of interest.
- Trustees shall not use their position to gain unwarranted privileges or advantages for themselves or others from the library or from those who do business with the library.
When a Trustee uses the library as a patron, he or she is bound by the Patron Code of Conduct as any other person enjoying the resources and services of the library. Similarly, any infraction will be addressed accordingly to BoT By-Laws protocol.