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Budget Summary FY2013

Board of Library Commissioners
Data Current as of:  7/7/2012





FISCAL YEAR 2013 BUDGET SUMMARY ($000)
ACCOUNT FY2013
Conference
FY2013
Vetoes
FY2013
GAA
Board of Library Commissioners 999 0 999
Regional Libraries Local Aid 9,231 0 9,231
Talking Book Program Worcester 431 0 431
Talking Book Program Watertown 2,400 0 2,400
Public Libraries Local Aid 6,824 0 6,824
Library Technology and Automated Resource - Sharing Networks 1,929 0 1,929
TOTAL    21,814 0 21,814

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account description amount
BOARD OF LIBRARY COMMISSIONERS 25,047,150
7000-9101 Board of Library Commissioners
For the operation of the board of library commissioners; provided, that notwithstanding section 19A of chapter 78 of the General Laws or any other general or special law to the contrary, for the fiscal year 2013 state aid to public libraries program, the board of library commissioners shall consider that Fitchburg has met the standard of minimum hours of service as provided in section 19B of said chapter 78 and defined in 605 CMR 4.01(3) and further defined in board policies for the state aid program; provided further, that the board shall grant temporary certification to Fitchburg by August 31, 2012, upon receipt of a preliminary report showing compliance with the materials expenditure requirement during fiscal year 2012 and showing that the library has met the municipal appropriation requirement, or is likely to qualify for a waiver of said requirement, in the 2013 state aid to public libraries program; and provided further, that in order for Fitchburg to retain this certification and receive a grant award it shall successfully complete the annual certification process of the board in fiscal year 2013
998,778
7000-9401 Regional Libraries Local Aid
For state aid to regional public libraries; provided, that the board of library commissioners may provide quarterly advances of funds for purposes authorized by clauses (1) and (2) of section 19C of chapter 78 of the General Laws, as it considers proper, to regional public library systems throughout each fiscal year, in compliance with the office of the comptroller's regulations on state grants, 815 CMR 2; provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, in calculating the fiscal year 2013 distribution of funds appropriated in this item, the board of library commissioners shall employ population figures used to calculate the fiscal year 2012 distribution; and provided further, that the board shall provide funds for the continued operation of a single regional library system to serve the different geographic regions of the commonwealth and requiring that physical locations be maintained in both eastern and western Massachusetts to serve the residents of those regions; and provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the library of the commonwealth shall receive not less than 35.9 cents for each resident of the commonwealth
9,231,475
7000-9402 Talking Book Program Worcester
For the talking book library at the Worcester public library
430,628
7000-9406 Talking Book Program Watertown
For the Braille and talking book library at Watertown, including the operation of the machine lending agency
2,400,000
7000-9501 Public Libraries Local Aid
For state aid to public libraries; provided, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, no city or town shall receive funds from this item in any year when the appropriation of the city or town for free public library services is below an amount equal to 102.5 percent of the average of the appropriations for free public library service for the 3 years immediately preceding; provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the board of library commissioners may grant waivers in excess of the waiver limit set forth in the second paragraph of section 19A of chapter 78 of the General Laws in fiscal year 2013 for a period of not more than 1 year; provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, of the amount by which this item exceeds the amount appropriated in chapter 194 of the acts of 1998, funds shall be distributed under the guidelines of the municipal equalization grant program, the library incentive grant program and the nonresident circulation offset program; and provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, any payment made under this item shall be deposited with the treasurer of the city or town and held in a separate account and shall be expended by the public library of that city or town without appropriation
6,823,657
7000-9506 Library Technology and Automated Resource - Sharing Networks
For the technology and automated resource sharing networks
1,929,238

account description amount
Federal Grant Spending 3,233,374
7000-9702 Library Services Technology Act
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Library Service Technology Act
3,233,374

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