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FML Budget 2012
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FML Budget 2012

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  • 1. Finkelstein Memorial Library 2011-2012 Proposed Budget
  • 2. Impact on Taxpayers <ul><ul><li>Total tax levy goes from $6.561M to $6.679M, an increase of 1.8%. The tax levy funds 92% of the budget. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>For a house assessed at $56,000 (which equates to fair market value of $395,000 – the East Ramapo average), the increase is $5.24 for the year. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Funding will help pay for the cost of more books and other material purchases, as well as uncontrollable cost increases in areas such as telecommunications and insurance. </li></ul></ul>
  • 3. How We’ve Kept Costs Down and the Proposed Increase to a Minimum <ul><ul><li>By freezing ALL salaries at 2010-11 levels </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>By not filling vacant positions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>By reducing expenses wherever possible </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>By enhancing the Library’s more cost-effective online electronic resources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>By purchasing energy from a third-party supplier at rates below those of O&R </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>By securing funding for special needs from our elected officials </li></ul></ul>
  • 4. Budget Specifics ($millions) <ul><li>2011-12 Proposed </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Salaries (frozen) 4.1 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Benefits 1.6 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Books, etc. 0.6 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Programs 0.1 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Supplies 0.1 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Computing & telecomm 0.3 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Utilities 0.2 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>All other 0.3 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>TOTAL 7.3 </li></ul><ul><li>2010-11 Approved </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Salaries 4.1 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Benefits 1.5 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Books, etc 0.5 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Programs 0.1 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Supplies 0.1 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Computing & telecomm 0.3 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Utilities 0.2 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>All other 0.3 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>TOTAL 7.1 </li></ul>
  • 5. Funding the 2011-12 Budget Tax Levy $6.679M Stabilization Fund $0.370M Fines, State Aid, etc. $0.209M $7.258M
  • 6. If the Budget Fails <ul><ul><li>Cuts in acquisitions of books, DVDs, CDs, reference and other materials </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reduction in number of multiple copies of new and popular releases </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Restricted participation in, or elimination of, programs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No upgrades of popular business and other computer applications </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No replacement of computer terminals </li></ul></ul>
  • 7. Vote on Monday, June 6 between 7:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m. only at the Library 3 rd floor Fielding Room, or by absentee ballot For more information contact the Library Clerk at 845-352-5700, ext. 256 Thank you for your support

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