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Board of Trustees Policy Manual

The purpose of this manual is to provide to the members of the Fairfax County Library (FCPL) Board of Trustees, the Library Administration and staff, all of the basic statutes, regulations and policies pertinent to the overall direction of FCPL

Policy Regarding Capital Facility Development Opportunities

  1. The Library Board of Trustees Policy E, Policy Regarding Physical Facilities states: To achieve the goal of good countywide library services, the Library Board of Trustees shall work toward providing Library buildings and facilities that will adequately meet the physical requirements of such service.

"…Library buildings and facilities…" refer to library services in (1) a free-standing building owned by the County and designed to serve as a library; (2) leased space; (3) proffered space in a retail center; and (4) temporary space employed to maintain services while a specific branch library undergoes expansion and/or renovation.

  1. The Library Board of Trustees shall consider any type of legitimate proffer or public-private partnership proposal leading to the provision of library services in accordance with Library of Virginia service standards, site selection criteria, and the County’s Capital Improvement Plan.
    1. The Library Board of Trustees in collaboration with the Fairfax County Capital Facilities Division and the Fairfax County Department of Procurement and Materials Management shall evaluate the proposal in accordance with Fairfax County Purchasing Regulations and Fairfax County Public-Private Education Facilities and Infrastructure Act (PPEA).

March 14, 2018

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