Bronwyn’s Library Blog

Green proposes library funding plan

Posted by bronwynr on April 2, 2009

City Councilman Bill Green, fresh off a successful court challenge to Mayor Nutter’s attempt to close 11 library branches, now wants to take away the mayor’s ability to slash the library budget at all.

Green introduced in Council yesterday a bill to guarantee a funding stream for the Free Library system. The councilman – a constant thorn in Nutter’s side – introduced a resolution that would carve 3.1 mills out of the city property tax to be dedicated to libraries.

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