The Town of Ulster Public Library trustees passed a proposed expense budget for $310,800 for 2015 at their July 22, 2014 Board meeting. With anticipated income, it will raise the library tax rate by .9 percent when compared to 2014 budget.
The proposed spending plan for 2015 totals $310,800, an increase of $6,100, or 2 percent, over the current budget of $304,700.
The 2015 tax levy would be $295,900 compared to the 2014 tax levy of $293,300. This is an increase of .9%.
Copies of the budget are available at the library, 860 Ulster Ave. Kingston.
The library board will hold a public hearing on the budget proposal at 6 p.m., Aug. 26, before its regular monthly meeting.
Voting on the budget and trustees will take place from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sept. 4 at the library.
Running for the four seats on the library board, three for a three year term and one for a one year term, are:
Cynthia A. Wadnola
Richard A. Metzger
Ballots will have space for write-ins.
If you would like to vote on September 4th and are unable to do so because of business, vacation or school or if you are home bound call the library at 338-7881. Absentee ballots must be returned to the library by 5:00 PM on September 3rd.