County seeks volunteers for library board

The Escambia County Board of County Commissioners is seeking county residents interested in volunteering to fill vacancies on the West Florida Public Libraries Board of Governance.

The duties of the Board include establishing policy and overseeing the management of Escambia County library services and to make recommendations to the BCC regarding the annual budget according to the purposes and authority set forth in resolutions, interlocal agreements and other agreements, as well as state and federal laws. These duties also include establishing an annual plan of service and the long-range strategic planning of library services.

West Florida Public Libraries provides service to all of Escambia County, with the Board typically meeting on the fourth Monday of the month from 4 to 6:30 p.m.

Residents interested in serving on the board are asked to submit a resume and letter indicating their desire to serve by close of business on Tuesday, Feb. 9. Resumes should be submitted to Todd J. Humble, Director, West Florida Public Libraries, 239 N. Spring Street, Pensacola, Fla., 32502 or by email to