The board works with staff on setting goals/objectives and the submission of the annual report of library activities and statistics.
The Brownsville Public Library System Advisory Board was created by Ordinance #91-1245 as adopted on January 7, 1992.
The following amendments to this ordinance have occurred:
- Ordinance #93-1245-B, as adopted on April 30, 1994
- Ordinance #96-1245-A, as adopted on January 30,1996
- Ordinance #2007-1245-B, as adopted on February 6, 2007
- Ordinance #2020-1245-C, as adopted on December 8, 2020.