Board of Library Commissioners                      

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                                                                       Projected   Recommended

                                                                            FY95          FY96



 Budgetary Direct Appropriations              





 BOARD OF LIBRARY COMMISSIONERS ADMINISTRATION                    

 7000-9101 For the administration and expenses of the board of           757,313       807,937

           library commissioners                                  



           Local Aid Fund . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   100.00 



 REGIONAL PUBLIC LIBRARIES LOCAL AID                              

 7000-9401 For state aid to regional public libraries; provided,      13,005,931    13,005,931

           that the board of library commissioners may provide    

           quarterly advances of funds for purposes authorized by 

           section nineteen C (1) and (2) of chapter seventy-eight

           of the General Laws, as it deems proper, to the        

           regional public library systems throughout each fiscal 

           year, in compliance with the office of the             

           comptroller's regulations on state grants, 815 CMR     

           2.00; provided further, that notwithstanding the       

           provisions of section nineteen C of chapter            

           seventy-eight of the General Laws or any other general 

           or special law to the contrary, the Boston public      

           library shall, as the library of last recourse for     

           reference and research services for the commonwealth,  

           be paid from this item an amount equal to eighty-eight 

           and seven-hundredths cents per resident in the         

           commonwealth; provided further, that notwithstanding   

           the provision of any general or special law to the     

           contrary, no regional public library shall receive any 

           funds under this item in any year when the             

           appropriation of the city or town where such regional  

           public library is located is below an amount equal to  

           the average of the appropriations for free public      

           library service for the three years immediately        

           preceding increased by two and one-half percent of said

           average; and provided further, that notwithstanding the

           provisions of this section, the board of library       

           commissioners may grant waivers, in a number not to    

           exceed one-tenth the number permitted pursuant to the  

           sixth paragraph of section nineteen A of chapter       

           seventy-eight of the General Laws, to any library not  

           receiving funds as a library of last recourse for a    

           period of no more than one year                        



           Local Aid Fund . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   100.00 



 TALKING BOOK LIBRARY                                             

 7000-9402 For the purposes of a talking book library at Worcester       147,332       147,332



           Local Aid Fund . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   100.00 



 TALKING BOOK PROGRAM                                             

 7000-9406 For the administration of a talking book program,             952,919       952,919

           including the administration and operation of the      

           machine lending agency                                 



           Local Aid Fund . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   100.00 

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                           Board of Library Commissioners                      

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                                                                       Projected   Recommended

                                                                            FY95          FY96



 STATE AID TO PUBLIC LIBRARIES                                    

 7000-9501 For state aid to public libraries; provided, that           6,899,804     6,899,804

           notwithstanding the provision of any general or special

           law to the contrary, no city or town shall receive any 

           money under this item in any year when the             

           appropriation of said city or town for free public     

           library services is below an amount equal to the       

           average of the appropriations for free public library  

           service for the three years immediately preceding      

           increased by two and one-half percent of said average; 

           provided further, that notwithstanding the provisions  

           of this section, the board of library commissioners may

           grant waivers permitted pursuant to the sixth paragraph

           of section nineteen A of chapter seventy-eight of the  

           General Laws, to any library not receiving funds as a  

           library of last recourse for a period of no more than  

           one year; and provided further, that any payment made  

           under this appropriation shall be deposited with the   

           treasurer of such city or town and held as a separate  

           account and shall be expended by the public library of 

           such city or town without appropriation,               

           notwithstanding the provisions of any general or       

           special law to the contrary                            



           Local Aid Fund . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   100.00 



 TELECOMMUNICATION EXPENSES OF AUTOMATED RESOURCE-SHARING NETWORKS

 7000-9506 For telecommunication expenses of automated resource          477,235       477,235

           sharing networks and their member libraries            



           Local Aid Fund . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   100.00 



 Federal Grant Spending                       





 TITLE III LSCA INTER-LIBRARY COOPERATION                         

 7000-9703 For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled,        880,000       524,527

           Title III LSCA Inter-Library Cooperation               





 TITLE I LSCA PROGRAM                                             

 7000-9705 For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled,      2,575,000     1,829,847

           Title I LSCA Program                                   





 SCIENCE REFERENCE INSTITUTE                                      

 7000-9706                                                                60,960              





 TITLE II LSCA EMERGENCY FEDERAL JOBS BILL                        

 7000-9707 For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled,        771,000       771,000

           Title II LSCA Emergency Federal Jobs Bill              





 TITLE VI LIBRARY SERVICES CONSTRUCTION ACT                       

 7000-9999 For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled,         62,117        32,000

           Title VI Library Services Construction Act             



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                           Board of Library Commissioners                      

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                                                                       Projected   Recommended

                                                                            FY95          FY96



 Trust & Other Spending                       





 7070-6610                                                                 1,350         2,001




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