§ 4-800.  Powers and Duties in General.
   Subject to the provisions of this charter, the Board of Trustees of the Free Library of Philadelphia shall exercise the powers and perform the duties vested in and imposed upon it by statute or ordinance.
ANNOTATION
   Sources:   Ordinance of the City of Philadelphia, December 31, 1894.
   Purposes:   The powers and duties of the Board of Trustees of the Free Library of Philadelphia have been continued substantially as at present, subject to other provisions of the Charter of general application, such as those pertaining to civil service and procurement, because no urgent reasons for their modification were presented and because of a desire not to affect otherwise any contractual arrangements whereby the Free Library received funds from private sources for establishing public libraries.
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