Library Budget Vote!

By Tim McDonough | Filed in Budget News

Waterford Library 2016 Budget Vote,
Wed June 3rd.

On Wednesday June 3, 2015 residents of the Waterford-Halfmoon Union Free School District are asked to vote on the 2016 Budget for the Waterford Public Library. The 2016 budget as raised by property taxes totals $260,437.00 This equals $1.67 per $1,000 of Assessed Property Value for Waterford residents and 1.01 per $1,000 of Assessed Property Value for Half-moon residents. That is a .03/.02 cent increase over the 2015 budget. The $260,437.00 figure represents a 1.86 % increase over the 2015 Budget and therefore adheres to the Tax Cap directives. Two positions on the Library Board will also be on the ballot, one partial term and one full term. Polls will be open from 9am until 7pm on June 3th and voting takes place at the Waterford Library.

Questions or requests for additional information should be directed to Library Director Tim McDonough at 518-237-0891 or watpublibrary@gmail.com

For a copy of the budget please CLICK HERE.

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boardmeetingThe monthly meeting of the Board of Trustees will take place on Tuesday May 12th beginning at 6pm here at the library. All board meetings are open to the public.

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US20-NYJoin poet and oral historian Michael Czarnecki on Sunday May 3rd at 2:00pm, as he takes us on his journey traveling along US 20, complete with a slideshow. This program is co-sponsored by Poets and Writers Inc, through public funds it has received from the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

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Ancestry.com ProgramOn Sunday April 26th from 1-3:30pm, the library will offer assistance on using the genealogy research database Ancestry. Chris Connell from the Troy Irish Genealogy Society will be on hand to offer one-on-one assistance with using the database. Ancestry.com is made available from Central Library Funds from Crandall Public Library and the Southern Adirondack Library System. The program is free. It will be offered again on Thursday May 28th.

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