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Resolution 11-07 ALS Support

RESOLUTION NUMBER 11-07

REGIONAL PUBLIC LIBRARY SYSTEM BASIC SUPPORT

WHEREAS, the regional public library systems in Minnesota have contributed to both improvements in library operation and efficiencies in providing services to the entire population of the State of Minnesota and,

WHEREAS, the State�s contribution to Regional Library Basic System Support has not increased for more than a decade, and,

WHEREAS, the funding for regional public library systems has increasingly fallen on local property tax dollars,

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF MOUNTAIN IRON, MINNESOTA, that it hereby requests its legislative representatives and the Governor to place a high priority on a substantial increase in the Regional Public Library System Basic Support appropriation during the 2007 legislative session.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF MOUNTAIN IRON, MINNESOTA, that it hereby requests that the League of Minnesota Cities join the Minnesota Library Association (MLA) in lobbying the Legislature for this increase during the 2007 Legislative session.

DULY ADOPTED BY THE CITY COUNCIL THIS 5th DAY OF FEBRUARY, 2007.

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