Public Hearing, District Vote on Schedule for 2022-23 LPL Budget
The 2022-23 LPL budget will go before Liverpool Central School District voters from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday, May 17, at the former Wetzel Elementary Gymnasium.
First, any interested citizens can attend the annual public budget hearing at 6:30 p.m. today, Wednesday, May 4, in the Carman Community Room. The regular monthly meeting of the Board of Trustees will follow.
The budget and vote is the subject of this week's community library column for the Eagle News Online/Star Review.
You can read the column here:
The 2022-23 Liverpool Public Library budget proposal will be on the ballot for Liverpool Central School District voters from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, May 17, in the former Wetzel Road Elementary Gymnasium, 4246 Wetzel Road, Liverpool.
The LPL Board of Trustees approved a budget proposal of $4,260,800, which carries a budget increase of 2.49 percent. Compared to 2021-22, a 2.49 percent increase will be two cents per $1,000 of assessed value in the Town of Salina and 83 cents per $1,000 of assessed value in the Town of Clay.
A detailed breakdown and comparison with the 2021-22 budget is available at the budget page.
A public hearing concerning the budget will be held at the LPL at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 4, in the Carman Community Room. The public is welcome to attend to ask questions and discuss the budget with LPL trustees. The regular monthly board meeting follows.
Also listed on the ballot May 17 will be candidates for three seats opening on the LPL Board of Trustees: Mary Schapley, Yvette Hewitt and Dennis McLauglin. All three are current board members whose seats are expiring. New five-year terms for the three seats will start with a swearing-in ceremony at the July meeting.
The past 12 months at the LPL included many notable accomplishments, in the building and throughout the community:
· Young ones, families and caregivers celebrated the completion of the Children’s Room.
· Our StoryWalks® went up at Willow Bay, Onondaga Lake Park and many schools in Liverpool CSD.
· The LPL went fine free, eliminating late charges for overdue books.
· ‘Pool Pass was developed and piloted in select schools, allowing Liverpool CSD students access to library resources.
· Let’s Read Liverpool! invited the whole community to join in for a summer full of fun reading.