Library Board

The seven-member board reviews, recommends and advises the Library Manager on essential policies, rules and regulations relating to the operation of the library system. The Board makes appropriate suggestions and/or recommendations regarding short-range or long-range plans as prepared by the Library Manager, and serves as a liaison to the community by passing on citizen's recommendations and opinions to Library administration.

Meetings are usually held on the 3rd Tuesday of every other month at 6:30 p.m. at various libraries.
Call 480-782-2812 for information.

Meeting Minutes Archive

These minutes are fully searchable within each year by using the “Find feature. For prior years meetings not listed please contact the Clerk’s Office at 480-782-2181.


Requirements: 7 members (3 yr term); must be a qualified elector; resident for 1 yr preceding appointment.

The term of each member shall be for three (3) years, and each member shall serve until his/her successor is appointed and qualified. Any vacancy in office during the term shall be filled by the Mayor with the approval of the Council for the unexpired term.


Members (7) Term Expires
Alexis Merritt 05-01-2026
Robert Lowry 05-01-2026
Elizabeth Brizel 05-01-2025
Arman Sidhu 05-01-2025
Maria Munoz 05-01-2024
Michael McElhany 05-01-2024
Karla Palafox 05-01-2024
Staff Liaison
Rachelle Kuzyk, Library Manager



Established 7-10-1986; Ordinance No. 1628, Amended 1-13-2022; Ordinance No. 4983

Online Application To Serve on Boards and Commission

If you have any questions call the City Clerk's Office at 480-782-2181.