Monday, November 15, 2010

Fitchburg Restores Rookie-Year Library Funding

Link to November 12 Fitchburg Star article.

Excerpt: The proposal to cut funding for the library during their opening year drew criticism from alders and from the library board of directors. In a letter to the council, the board said it had delayed hiring employees in order to save money and that their budget had no room for adjustments.

The only way to cut $50,000, the board argued, would be to reduce the items in the library's collection when it opens, which it said would be a disservice to the public

Related articles:
It's the library's rookie year and already there's talk of budget cuts.  (11/8/2010)
No solar panels for new library.  (10/4/2010)
Library construction pictorial progress report.  (9/13/2010)
Bids come in under budget.  (7/2/2010)
Library groundbreaking.  (4/13/2010)
City set for library groundbreaking.  (4/11/2010)
Library receives anonymous $1 million matching donation.  (2/3/2010)
Geothermal heating encouraged for new Fitchburg library.  (1/12/2010)

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