Budget Vote Information

East Hampton Library Proposed 2019 Budget Summary
Budget Vote – Saturday, September 15, 2018
9AM – 5PM in the Library
All registered voters in the East Hampton, Springs and
Wainscott School Districts may vote on the Library Budget

Estimated Expenditures
Personnel -$1,975,702 ($145,981 Increase)(Staff salaries, taxes, social security, benefits, insurance)
Library Materials – $152,500 ($1,500 Increase)(Books, audio books, periodicals, DVDs, music, EBooks)
Administration – $145,600 ($5,332 Decrease)(Auditing, library supplies, materials repair, telephone, copiers, postage, printing, educational conferences for staff)
Facilities – $182,000 ($6,000 Decrease)(Custodial supplies and services, building repair, furnishings, equipment, computer software and hardware, cartage, landscape maintenance, utilities)
Contracted Services – $54,750 ($3,000 Increase)(County Library System membership, research database fees, Internet Service, software licenses)
Programs – $130,000 ($30,000 Increase)(Children’s programs, adult lectures, history lectures, computer classes, story times, reading clubs) Fundraising – $32,500 (No Change)
Authors Night – $85,000 (No Change)
Expenses Total – $2,758,052 ($169,149 Increase)
Estimated Revenue
Library District Tax – $1,904,000 ($36,800 Increase)
Private Fundraising & Donations – $344,000 ($29,900 Increase)(Library Society memberships, Special events, Interest income from endowments, grants)
Authors Night – $280,000 ($35,000 Increase)
Other Income – $25,000 ($3,000 Decrease)(Fines, fees, miscellaneous sales, state aid)
Transfers from Investments – $206,000 ($71,000 Increase)
Revenue Total – $2,759,000 ($169,700 Increase)

Annual Increase to the Average Household is $2.34

Since 1995, generous residents of the community and Members of the Library Board have donated more than $20 million to the
library. These funds have significantly reduced the necessary contributions by taxpayers to operate the library.

For more questions about the budget please contact
Dennis Fabiszak – 631 -324-0222 ext. 7
or email dennis@easthamptonlibrary.org