By Heidi Ekstrand
September 28, 2010
With the location now secured, voters on Oct. 5 now need to approve a portion of the funding for construction. City Proposition 3 authorizes the City Council to issue up to $5.2 million in general obligation municipal bonds. Doing so will fulfill one of several requirements to qualify for the 50/50 matching state grant funding from the state.
We couldn't be in a better position to build an affordable library at less than half the full cost of the project. To qualify for the 50/50 matching funds in this next legislative cycle, Ketchikan needs to:
The powerful results of the
August special election illustrate just how dear to our hearts
our local library is to so many people. Let us vote "yes
please" one more time to bring a new, affordable library
building to reality.
Received September 27, 2010 - Published September 28, 2010
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