Budget Vote Information

East Hampton Library Proposed 2018 Budget Summary
Budget Vote – Saturday, September 16, 2017
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 – $1,829,721 ($159,935 Increase) (Staff salaries, taxes, social security, benefits, insurance)
Library Materials – $151,000 ($2,000 increase) (Books, audio books, periodicals, DVDs, music, Ebooks)
Administration – $150,932 ($4,832 DEcrease) (Auditing, library supplies, materials repair, telephone, copiers, postage, printing, educational conferences for staff)
Facilities – $188,000 ($8,500 DEcrease) (Custodial supplies and services, building repair, furnishings, equipment, computer software and hardware, cartage, landscape maintenance, utilities)
Contracted Services – $51,750 (no change) (County Library System membership, research database fees, Internet Service, software licenses)
Programs – $100,000 ($500 Increase) (Children’s programs, adult lectures, history lectures, computer classes, storytimes, reading clubs)
Fundraising – $32,500 ($13,500 Increase)
Authors Night-$85,000 ($5,000 decrease)
Expenses Total – $2,588,903 ($148,767 Increase)
Estimated Revenue
Library District Tax – $1,867,200 ($104,000 Increase)
Private FundraisIng & Donations – $314,100 ($4,000 Increase) (Library Society memberships, Special events, Interest income from endowments, grants)
AUTHORS NIGHT-$245,000 ($10,000 INCREASE)
Other Income – $28,000 ($2,850 decrease) (Fines, fees, sales, state aid)
Transfers from Investments – $135,000 ($49,000 increase)
Revenue Total – $2,589,300 ($164,150 Increase)

Annual Increase to the Average Household is $6.62

Since 1995, generous residents of the community and the Library Board have donated close to $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