At last Thursday’s Mint Hill Board of Commissioners meeting, Tina Ross wondered why the library has not begun the effort to face its future funding problems. Her question is now answered. The library announced today it is forming a task force to help guide them in the restructuring process so it can remain viable in the community.

Former UNC-Charlotte Chancellor Dr. Jim Woodward will chair of the task force. He served as the chancellor of UNC Charlotte from 1989-2005, and was Interim Chancellor of NC State University in 2009. During his time at UNC Charlotte, he chaired the UNC System’s Information Technology Strategy Network Infrastructure Assessment Task Force.

The Library also announced today it has received a grant for $75,000 from the Community Catalyst Fund of the Foundation for the Carolinas to form a Future of the Library Task Force. […]