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File #: 21-0530    Version: 2 Name:
Type: Appropriation Status: Passed
File created: 5/20/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 6/2/2021 Final action: 6/2/2021
Title: Proposed appropriation from the Library Facilities and Collection Fee Fund to renew online resources and bolster the Library's non-fiction collection.
Attachments: 1. Staff Report
REQUEST FOR CITY COUNCIL ACTION



DATE: 06/02/2021

TO: Honorable Mayor and City Council Members

FROM: Community Services Department

SUBJECT:
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Proposed appropriation from the Library Facilities and Collection Fee Fund to renew online resources and bolster the Library's non-fiction collection.

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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY:
The City Council will consider a proposed appropriation of $65,000 from the Library Facilities and Collection Fee Fund to purchase books, audio-visual materials, and electronic resources to be added to various Public Library Collections.

RECOMMENDED ACTION:
Recommended action
That the City Council appropriate $65,000 from the Library Facilities and Collection Fee Fund 206 to purchase resources to expand the Corona Public Library's various collections.

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BACKGROUND & HISTORY:
Residential Development Impact Fees are established to offset the impact that new development has on a variety of City services. Library Facilities and Collection Fee Funds are collected to augment the Library's collection and are requested to supplement the General Funds allocated annually.

ANALYSIS:
Residential Development Impact Fees are applied to the digital and print collections of the Public Library and monies accumulated in the account are to be used solely to purchase and process library materials. These fees will be used to renew online resources accessible both in the library and from home with a Library card. In addition, areas of the non-fiction collection will be augmented with these funds.

Assessed to offset the impact of development and related population growth, the Library reviews what has accumulated annually in this fund and requests this amount in conjunction with the annual budget approval process.

The Corona Public Library currently holds 208,834 (1.2 per capita) items, which consist of printed and digital books, streaming media, and electronic research resources. For public libraries, standards for collection size are ...

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