New York: Niagara Falls Public Library Looking at a $100K Budget Hit
From the Niagara Gazette:
Niagara Falls Public Library officials are worried over their page in the mayor’s proposed budget.
The system takes a $100,000 reduction in its budget from last year in the “disaster budget” that Mayor Paul Dyster presented last week.
The proposed budget contains cuts for almost every department, but the reduction in the library’s funds is particularly painful because of a $94,000 annual increase in the library systems payroll that started last year, Michelle Petrazzoulo, director of the city’s library system said.
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