\"\"If he would have left us some
money to do it, we would have followed his rules,\" said
Carnegie Mayor Bob Heinrich, an ex-officio member of
the library board.n 1899, Carnegie prepared a document saying that it
was his \"expressed wish\" that the library always be free
to the people and run by a 17-member board of
Until now, the trustees honored his wishes, even
though the large board was unwieldy.
\"We have been unable to get a quorum at about 75
percent of the meetings,\" said Shawn Wright, attorney
for a group of trustees.