King County Library System sets budget meetings
October 26, 2012 · Updated 12:29 PM
Budget discussions are coming up for the King County Library System.
The 2013 preliminary budget will be previewed in general terms during the regularly scheduled KCLS Board of Trustees meeting 3 p.m. Oct. 30 at the Woodmont Library.
That library is located at 26809 Pacific Highway S. in Des Moines.
This year’s budget is $104.1 million. The system will hold community meetings in November to discuss proposed strategic plans and budget allocations, the organization’s website reads.
For 2013 budget priorities include effectively delivering service goals, enhancing print and digital collections, and providing innovative technology, software and equipment.
They also include maintaining current staffing costs as the system implements a service strategy, sustaining quality libraries and conserving revenue to cover annual operating expenses for the future.
The 2013 preliminary budget is to be posted prior to the Oct. 30 meeting at http://www.kcls.org/about/budget/.
The public budget hearings in November are:
7 p.m., Nov. 5, Kenmore Library, 6531 N.E. 181st St. in Kenmore
2 p.m., Nov. 7, Sammamish Library, 825 228th Ave. S.E. in Sammamish
7 p.m., Nov. 7, Lake Hills Library, 15590 Lake Hills Blvd. in Bellevue
7 p.m., Nov. 8, Auburn Library, 1102 Auburn Way S. in Auburn