Source: Sherman Publications

News Briefs
Less for library in 2013

January 02, 2013

At Clarkston Independence District Library's public hearing on its 2013 budget, Dec. 19, Director Julie Meredith estimated the library’s funding is $104,802 less than in 2012.

In 2013, the library’s revenues will be $1,030,798 and its expenditures are projected at $1,038,316. The library board voted unanimously to take the $7,518 difference from the fund balance, which is $219,569. In 2012, the library brought in $1,135,600 and spent $1,128,800.

As a result of the lower revenues in 2013, the library has eliminated a full-time position and reduced its hours of operation.

View the library’s budget online at or watch the public hearing at www.independencetelevision.