Provides .7 mills of dedicated funding for the next five years.
The average annual cost will be just $70 per household.
City of Troy millage rates have stayed even or decreased every year since 1996.
It has been endorsed by the Troy School Board, the League of Women Voters, the Troy Chamber of Commerce, former City Councilman Dave Lambert and former Mayor Jeanne Stine.
LIBRARY COST CUTTING
The library has already cut $1.4 million, or 30 percent, from its budget.
WITHOUT THE LIBRARY
It costs between $100 and $200 per year – per person – for a library card in neighboring communities.
A LIBRARY TO BE PROUD OF
Ranked in the Top 10 in the nation, according to Hennen’s 2009 Library Index.
Serves more than 55,800 people yearly in a city of 80,000 residents.
Used by over 600,000 visitors annually.