Budget Vote Information

East Hampton Library Proposed 2017 Budget Summary
Budget Vote – Saturday, September 17, 2016
10AM – 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 – $1,672,786 ($77,978 Increase) (Staff salaries, taxes, social security, benefits, insurance)
Library Materials – $149,000 ($4,000 increase) (Books, audio books, periodicals, DVDs, music, Ebooks)
Administration – $168,600 ($28,800 Increase) (Auditing, library supplies, materials repair, telephone, copiers, postage, printing, educational conferences for staff)
Facilities – $196,500 ($8,000 Increase) (Custodial supplies and services, building repair, furnishings, equipment, computer software and hardware, cartage, landscape maintenance, utilities)
Contracted Services – $51,750 ($465 Increase) (County Library System membership, research database fees, Internet Service, software licenses)
Programs – $99,500 ($7,500 Increase) (Children’s programs, adult lectures, history lectures, computer classes, storytimes, reading clubs)
Fundraising – $34,500 ($13,500 Increase)
Authors Night-$90,000 ($18,000 Increase)
Expenses Total – $2,462,636 ($158,243 Increase)
Estimated Revenue
Library District Tax – $1,763,200 ($83,800 Increase)
Private FundraisIng & Donations – $310,500 ($51,500 Increase) (Library Society memberships, Special events, Interest income from endowments, grants)
AUTHORS NIGHT-$235,000 ($19,000 INCREASE)
Other Income – $67,950 ($3,950 Increase) (Fines, fees, sales, state aid)
Transfers from Investments – $86,000 (no change)
Revenue Total – $2,462,650 ($158,250 Increase)

Annual Increase to the Average Household is $5.32

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