Savona Free Library Budget Vote will be held on May 16, 2017

Budget vote resolution:

Shall the annual sum of money to be raised by taxation from the residents of the Campbell-Savona School District for the Savona Free Library be increased by $2,900 to an annual amount of $52,300?

Who can vote?

Anyone can vote who is:

  1. A resident within the Campbell-Savona Central School District (CSCSD) for a period of thirty (30) days preceding the vote
  2. 18 years of age or older
  3. A US citizen

This includes any resident who rents or owns a home in the CSCSD.  You do not need to reside in the Town of Campbell or the Village of Savona to vote but you must reside in the CSCSD.

Why should I vote? The Funds raised from the Budget Vote go to help the Library to:

  • To buy new books, audio books, DVDs, music CDs, E-Books, digital audio books, streaming videos through Overdrive, digital magazines through Zino, and for streaming music and free music downloads patrons get to keep through Freegal.
  • To fund programming for all ages, like Story Hour, Movie Nights, Summer Reading programs, and many more.
  • To keep staff available to help with finding information, new tech assistance, placing popular items on hold and more.
  • To maintain new hours for Friday and Saturday.
  • To fund public high speed Wi-Fi connections and public computers for your private and business needs.

How will the increase change the property taxes?

Your 2017 Library tax bill would go up by $0.93 for the year based on the current tax rates, if the actual (not the assessed) value of your home is $90K.

Savona Free Library and CSCSD Budget vote:

May 16, 2017 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm

At the Campbell-Savona Jr./Sr. High School.

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