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File #: O-382-19    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 11/8/2019 In control: Budget Committee
On agenda: 2/6/2020 Final action: 2/6/2020
Title: AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 081, SERIES 2019 AS PERTAINING TO THE 2019-2020 OPERATING BUDGET BY ADDING OPERATIONAL LANGUAGE TO PART 1.D.1. TO BE ADMINISTERED BY THE LOUISVILLE FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY.
Sponsors: Kevin Kramer (R-11), Stuart Benson (R-20), Anthony Piagentini (R-19), Paula McCraney (D-7), Jessica Green (D-1), Cindi Fowler (D-14), David James (D-6), James Peden (R-23), Mark H. Fox (D-13), Donna L. Purvis (D-5), Keisha Dorsey (D-3), Robin Engel (R-22), Scott Reed (R-16), Marilyn Parker (R-18)
Attachments: 1. O-382-19 V.1 112119 Amend FY20 Operating by Adding Operational Language for LFPL.pdf, 2. ORD FY20 LFPL ops language add L. Bell request NOV2019.pdf, 3. ORD 004 2020.pdf
ORDINANCE NO. ____________, SERIES 2020
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AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 081, SERIES 2019 AS PERTAINING TO THE 2019-2020 OPERATING BUDGET BY ADDING OPERATIONAL LANGUAGE TO PART 1.D.1. TO BE ADMINISTERED BY THE LOUISVILLE FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY.
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SPONSORED BY: COUNCIL MEMBERS KRAMER, BENSON, PIAGENTINI,
MCCRANEY, GREEN, FOWLER, PEDEN, FOX, PURVIS, DORSEY, ENGLE, REED, PARKER, AND PRESIDENT JAMES

WHEREAS, the Members of the Louisville Metro Council added funding to reopen the Middletown Library and emphasize our support of library services as part of the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Budget process; and
WHEREAS, the inventory of books within our library system is below acceptable limits; and
WHEREAS, despite being funded in the Metro budget, the Middletown Library branch was not open during the first three months of the current fiscal year and is currently working on a limited basis which should leave the Library budget with excess funds; and
WHEREAS, the Metro Council wishes to show its continued support for our libraries by passage of this ordinance to ensure that these excess funds and any other additional funds are kept within the Louisville Free Public Library system to assist with the purchase of additional literary inventory or other needed operational needs of the department.
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL OF THE LOUISVILLE/JEFFERSON COUNTY METRO GOVERNMENT (THE COUNCIL) AS FOLLOWS:
SECTION I: Part I., D. Deputy Chief of Staff, of Ordinance No. 081, Series 2019, is hereby amended as follows:
1. LOUISVILLE FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY
f. Any funds allocated to the Louisville Free Public Library are to remain within said department. Any unspent operational funds will go towards the continued operation of the Middletown Library or towards the purchase of books to increase the Louisville Free Public Library's available inventory for residents throughout Metro Government library system.

SECTION II: The Council has determined the funds requested in this...

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