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Budget Summary FY2014

Board of Library Commissioners
Data Current as of:  9/11/2013





FISCAL YEAR 2014 BUDGET SUMMARY ($000)
ACCOUNT FY2014
Conference
FY2014
Vetoes
FY2014
Overrides
FY2014
GAA
Board of Library Commissioners 1,012 0 0 1,012
Regional Libraries Local Aid 9,579 0 0 9,579
Talking Book Program Worcester 441 0 0 441
Talking Book Program Watertown 2,455 0 0 2,455
Public Libraries Local Aid 6,824 0 0 6,824
Library Technology and Automated Resource - Sharing Networks 1,929 0 0 1,929
TOTAL    22,241 0 0 22,241 0  

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account description amount
BOARD OF LIBRARY COMMISSIONERS 25,241,219
7000-9101 Board of Library Commissioners
For the operation of the board of library commissioners
1,012,047
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 (3) 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 C.M.R. 2.00; provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, in calculating the fiscal year 2014 distribution of funds appropriated in this item, the board of library commissioners shall employ population figures used to calculate the fiscal year 2013 distribution; 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 38.3 cents for each resident of the commonwealth
9,579,475
7000-9402 Talking Book Program Worcester
For the talking book library at the Worcester public library
441,394
7000-9406 Talking Book Program Watertown
For the Braille and talking book library at Watertown, including the operation of the machine lending agency
2,455,408
7000-9501 Public Libraries Local Aid
For state aid to public libraries; provided, that 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 per cent of the average of the appropriations for free public library service for the 3 years immediately preceding; provided further, that 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 2014 for a period of not more than 1 year; provided further, that 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 from 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 3,000,000
7000-9702 Library Services Technology Act
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Library Service Technology Act
3,000,000

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