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File #: 4904   
Type: Consent Status: Adopted
File created: 8/2/2022 In control: Library Services Department
On agenda: 8/16/2022 Final action: 8/16/2022
Title: Approval, Re: State Aid to Libraries FY 2022-2023, Grant Application with the Florida Department of State, Division of Library Services.
Attachments: 1. State Aid To Libraries Grant Agreement, 2. Certification of Hours, 3. AO29_Exhibit I Intial Contract Form Libraries Grant.pdf, 4. Annual Plan of Service 2023
Subject:
Title
Approval, Re: State Aid to Libraries FY 2022-2023, Grant Application with the Florida Department of State, Division of Library Services.
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Fiscal Impact:
Fiscal Year 2022-2023, $387,239 is budgeted in Fund #1700, Cost Centers: 303083 State Aid to Libraries Computers; and 303087 State Aid to Libraries Books.
Dept/Office:
Library Services
Requested Action:
Recommendation
It is requested the Board of County Commissioners approve and:

1) Authorize the Chair to execute the State Aid to Libraries Grant Agreement application; and Certification of Hours, Free Library Service and Access to Materials.
2) Authorize the County Manager to execute any follow up agreements, amendments or modifications contingent upon approval of Risk Management and the County Attorney.
3) Authorize the County Manager to execute any necessary budget change requests.
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Summary Explanation and Background:
The Brevard County Library System has received State Aid to Libraries, administered by the Department of State, Division of Library Services for many years. Attached is the application for next year's funding. In FY 2021-2022, $388,989 in State Aid funding was received by the Brevard County Library System. The funds are used to augment library services in Brevard County Public Libraries, including providing public computer and internet access, Wi-Fi, E-books, and physical books.

Additionally, the Department of State requires the Governing body of the Brevard County Library System sign and approve the attached forms to accompany the application for State Aid:

* State Form DLIS/SA02 State Aid to Libraries Grant Application.
* Certification of Hours, Free Library Service and Access to Materials.
* Brevard County Libraries Annual Plan of Service 2023.

The State Aid to Libraries Grant Application with requested signatures, must be received in Tallahassee by October 1, 2022 in order to receive funds during FY 2022/2023.

Contact: Wendi Bost, Library Services Director, 3...

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