Fairfax County Board of Supervisors is in the process of creating the budget
for FY2015, and currently – there are proposed budget reductions for the
library, including removing a $250,000 increase for materials to supplement and
build the library’s collection. The Fairfax Library Foundation Board of
Directors asks the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors to approve the library’s
budget at $27.7 million as initially presented by the County Executive in the
FY 2015 Advertised Budget Plan.
encourage everyone to attend the County’s public budget hearings, where input
from the public is considered as part of the budgetary process. Our budget
advocacy efforts will culminate on April 9th at the Public
Hearing on the FY 2015 Fairfax County Budget. Brian Engler, Chair,
Fairfax Library Foundation Board of Directors, will address the Board of
Supervisors to advocate for our position regarding the library’s budget.
The Public Hearing begins at 3:00 P.M. and Engler is speaker number 32.
join with us in showing support by attending this Public Hearing. By being
there, you will bolster the Foundation’s presentation:
Hearing on FY 2015 Budget
April 9, 2014 3:00 p.m.
Auditorium, Fairfax County Govt. Center Speak # 32 – Brian Engler, Chair,
Fairfax Library Foundation Board of Directors.
those who may not be available for Brian’s presentation, please consider
attending the Public Hearing on the following day. Will Jasper, Chair,
Fairfax County Public Library, Board of Trustees, will speak at the Public
Hearing on behalf of the library on Thursday, April 10th, Board
Auditorium, Govt. Center.
out to your district supervisor is a great way to advocate for continued
support of libraries; during the budget process as well as throughout the rest
of the year. Hearing from constituents, like you, allow the Board of
Supervisors to gain insight on what is important to citizens within the
county. Encourage your supervisor to become a library advocate with you,
to enhance the library and increase its impact on the community.
your passion for Fairfax County Library and let your voice be heard.
The FY 2015 budget
calendar is available here.
The FY 2015 FC
Advertised Budget Plan is available on the county’s website.