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Special Legislative District Public Library; advantages:

  • Service areas can be freely drawn to mirror usage patterns
  • Best opportunity to eliminate unserved areas & equalize support
  • Potential for enabling bonding for capital projects
  • Library can set time & place for initial and succeeding votes
  • Stable funding – once budget approved by voters - cannot be reduced
  • Library is independent from municipalities & school district
  • Elected trustees provide “representation” for taxpayers
  • Straightforward process for seeking increase