Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library Budget Vote and Trustee Election to be held Oct. 7

The Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library’s annual budget vote will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020 from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Voting will take place at the Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library in Monticello. All registered voters of the library district in the Towns of Thompson, Bethel, and Forestburgh residing within the Monticello Central School District are eligible to vote in this election.

Absentee ballots are available to eligible voters by calling the election clerk at (845)794-4660 x6 to request an application.

The 2021 library budget will be $1,309,441 – which includes $357,041 previously approved capital debt service repayment. The 2021 budget represents a 0.44 % increase over the 2020 budget. The 2021 budget will result in a 1.96% increase in the tax levy. The increase in the tax levy will be offset, in part, by unallocated funds. Copies of the budget are available at the library or on the library website:

Two seats on the library board are up for election. Incumbent trustees Marcia Raponi and Sari Rosenheck along with Alasha Santiago and Jordanya Multary will be running to fill the two available seats on the library board. Absentee ballot applications are available from the election clerk at the library.

For more information: 

Telephone: 845 794-4660 x.7 / x6
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