EagleTribune.com, North Andover, MA

March 8, 2013

Atkinson has race for library trustees

By Alex Lippa
alippa@eagletribune.com

---- — ATKINSON — Incumbent Alan Phair has two challengers for his spot on the library trustees.

James Cobb and Tim Dziechowski are vying for a three-year term.

It would be the first elective position for Cobb.

Dziechowski did not answer the questionnaire.

Alan Phair

Age: Refused to disclose

Incumbent: Yes

Elective Experience: Library trustee

What is the most important issue facing the library trustees? To continue to provide the quality of service our patrons expect, while attempting to control spending in an environment where our costs continually are rising.

James Cobb

Age: Refused to disclose

Incumbent: No

Elective experience: None

What is the most important issue facing the library trustees? An important issue facing the library is finding ways to integrate the continuing advances in technology into our patrons’ library experiences.