|Library seeking levy renewal in May|
|Monday, March 18, 2013 8:24 AM|
DELPHOS — On the upcoming primary ballot on May 7, Delphos voters will encounter a request to renew the Delphos Public Library’s 0.6-mill levy, first approved in 1978.
They levy, which has raised the library $49,000 a year since the last renewal, comprises 13 percent of the library’s annual budget.
“This levy is important because it allows us to continue to offer services that the community has come to value and use,” Director Kelly Rist said. “We need this because of all the budget cuts from the state. If it doesn’t pass, we’ll have to look at the budget some more and look at some things to cut.”
The library has put together a levy committee to promote the levy and gain community support.
“Our committee is looking for donations,” Rist said. “Anyone interested in helping out can contact Jane Sadler here at the library, she’s the treasurer of the levy committee.”
Absentee ballots for the primary election can be turned in starting April 2.