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The Board of Trustees of the Free Library of Philadelphia shall be composed of twenty-two voting members and the Parks and Recreation Commissioner. Eighteen members shall be life members of the Board, vacancies among them being filled alternately by election by the Board and appointment by the Mayor. 67
Sources: Ordinance of the City of Philadelphia, December 31, 1894.
Purposes: The number and method of appointment of the members of the Board of Trustees of the Free Library of Philadelphia are retained substantially as at present. The Recreation Commissioner is a new member because the activities of the Free Library will be concerned in part with phases of recreation.