Library supporters note board filing needs, deadline, and date for first model budget hearing

6 Aug

For those of you following the effort to get voter support for permanent library funding, the Save Our Library committee has shared two key bits of info:

Library Board Candidates

If you or someone you know is interested in running in November for the library board (which would be empanelled if voters support an operating levy), contact Heather Staten.  They’re looking for “caring, civic-minded folks.  Deadline to file with the county is Aug. 24. Committee members can help candidates negotiate the process.

Board of Commissioners Mill Rate Hearing

The Model Budget Committee, a subcommittee of SOL, at 5:15  p.m. Aug. 12 will present several funding scenarios to the BOC, at their Conference Room, 601 State St.  Each scenario will show the level of services and resources that different levy rates would support. This is one of two hearings to help set the mill rate that will be proposed to voters on the November ballot.  The second hearing will be September 2 at 5:15 p.m.)

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