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On August 30, 2006 , the Library transmitted its 2007 budget request to Erie County 's Division of Budget, Management and Finance. This request was developed under the direction of the Library Board's Budget and Finance Committee and was also reviewed by the Board's Executive Committee, with final approval from the full Library Board on August 24, 2006 , pursuant to Resolution 2006-44.
Click here to view the 2007 Budget Request in Brief (7 page PDF)
LIBRARY SYSTEM ADVOCATES FOR MODEST FUNDING RESTORATIONS IN 2007 AND URGES COMMUNITY TO VOICE SUPPORT FOR IMPROVED HOURS AND SERVICES
- Proposed Library Budget Remains Stagnant for Third Year in a Row; Restorations Would Cost the Average Household Only 62 ¢ More Per Month -
Erie County Legislature Adopts 2007 County Budget
On Friday, December 1st, the Erie County Legislature adopted a 2007 County budget that provides $500,000 more in Library support than the County Executive's proposed budget. The County levy for Library purposes will rise from the 2006 level of $21.7 million to $22.2 million in 2007.
Introductory Remarks by Library Director Michael C. Mahaney June 27, 2007