ILA Statement in Support of Commission FY2019 Requests

ILA Statement in Support of Commission FY2019 Requests

IDAHO LIBRARY ASSOCIATION

2017 ANNUAL CONFERENCE

Garden City, Idaho



RESOLUTION in support of the Commission for Libraries FY2019 budget request:

 

WHEREAS the Idaho Commission for Libraries serves as a catalyst for development of all libraries in Idaho; and

 

WHEREAS the Idaho Commission for Libraries empowers all Idaho citizens to learn digital tools and improve their lives; and

 

WHEREAS the Idaho Commission for Libraries’ budget provides critical services for Idahoans with visual impairments and helps build the capacity of libraries to better serve their communities and affects the quality of library services throughout the State; and

 

WHEREAS the FY2019 budget request includes:

  • $357,500 to return the Talking Book Service (TBS) to state funds

 

WHEREAS the FY2019 budget request also includes:

  • An additional $45,000  increase of funds to reimburse public libraries for broadband costs not reimbursed through federal e-rate funds

 

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Idaho Library Association support the Idaho Commission for Libraries’ budget request for state fiscal year 2019.

 

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