Daily Archives: March 24, 2008

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Tax relief may cut county library hours – Closing Summer Saturdays?

Ouch! http://www.southbendtribune.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080321/NEWS01/803210340 SOUTH BEND — Indiana’s new property tax reform law may mean the elimination of Saturday hours at all St. Joseph County Public Library locations, library Director Donald Napoli said. As a result of the new law, the county library is looking at a possible loss of $790,000 in tax revenue in 2009 and a loss of $1.6 million in 2010, plus elimination of $750,000 in the library’s capital projects fund, Napoli said. “We’ll probably close on Saturdays come this summer,” he said. “We need to deal with it right now. We can’t wait until next year.” Reduced funding […]