Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Performing Arts Centers @ the Las Vegas-Clark County Library District

Public pressure pushes library district to reconsider fees. (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 9/4/2012)

Excerpt:   "We have gone through a tough time, necessitating cuts in staff, reductions in library hours and other major cost-saving moves," said Jeanne Goodrich, library district executive director, adding that these were largely the result of severely reduced income from property taxes. 

"When we first made the decision in 2010 to increase our rates, we were under the impression that we hadn't raised rental fees since 1994," she said. "We have a volunteer archivist who subsequently discovered that our rates haven't been increased since 1988 and possibly earlier.

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