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2012 Budget

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Click here to see how much Erie County residents are saving then they use services from the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library.

2012 Mid-Year Hearing

2012 Mid-Year Hearing of the Erie County Legislature, Finance and Management Committee at County Hall. This meeting took place on Wednesday, July 18, 2012. These meetings are a normal part of the Legislature’s duties, which include monitoring the county budget Here are the written comments from Library Chair Jack Connors and Library Director Mary Jean Jakubowski (read by Joy Testa Cinquino in Mary Jean’s absence).

2012 Adopted Budget

On December 15, 2011 the Board of Trustees of the Buffalo and Erie County Public Library adopted the Library’s 2012 Budget.  This budget allows the Library to continue to offer 2011 levels of open hours and services our patrons need and are using now more than ever as they struggle to manage household budgets during what is clearly the most serious economic downturn since the great depression.  Like many patrons, the Library’s “household budget” has been strained by reduced county and state support. 

2012 Proposed Budget

On Wednesday, November 16, 2011, Library System Board of Trustee Chair, Sharon Thomas, System Director Mary Jean Jakubowski, and System Chief Financial Officer, Kenneth Stone made the following presentation before the Erie County Legislature Finance, Management and Budget Committee in the Chambers of the Erie County Legislature located at 92 Franklin Street, Buffalo on the fourth floor.

SHARON THOMAS, B&ECPL System Board Chairperson: