Budget Vote Information

East Hampton Library Proposed 2020 Budget Summary
Budget Vote – Saturday, September 21, 2019
9AM – 5PM in the Library
All registered voters in the East Hampton, Springs and
Wainscott School Districts may vote on the Library Budget

Informational Budget Hearing will be held at the Library
Friday, September 13, 2019 at 3:00 PM
Estimated Expenditures

Personnel $2,132,397 ($156,695 Increase)(Staff Salaries, Taxes, Social Security, Benefits, Insurance)
Library Materials $191,250 ($22,931 Increase)(Books, Audio Books, Periodicals, DVDs, Music, E-Books)
Administration $177,500 ($31,900 Increase)(Auditing, Library Supplies, Materials Repair, Telephone, Copiers, Postage, Printing, Educational Conferences for Staff)
Facilities $186,000 ($4,000 Increase)(Custodial Supplies & Services, Building Repair, Furnishings, Equipment, Computer Software & Hardware, Cartage, Landscape Maintenance, Utilities)
Contracted Services $55,750 ($1,000 Increase)(County Library System Membership, Research Database Fees, Internet Service, Software Licenses)
Programs $131,000 ($1,000 Increase)(Children’s Programs, Young Adult Programs, Adult Programs)
Fundraising $35,200 ($2,700 Increase)
Authors Night $85,000 (NO CHANGE)
Expenses Total $2,994,097 ($220,226 Increase)

Estimated Revenue

Library District Tax – $1,997,000 ($93,000 Increase)
Private Fundraising & Donations – $315,700 ($1,600 Increase)(Library Society memberships, Special events, Interest income from endowments, grants)
Authors Night – $325,000 ($45,000 Increase)
Other Income – $29,000 ($1,000 Increase)(Fines, fees, sales, state aid)
Used Book Sales $45,000 ($5,000 Increase)
Transfers from Investments – $283,000 ($77,000 Increase)
Revenue Total – $2,994,700 ($235,700 Increase)

Annual Increase to the Average Household is $5.91

Since 1995, generous residents of the community and Members of the Library Board have donated more than $21 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