More details about the proposed library levy increase are available on the Library’s informational page.
A proposal to renew the Local Option Sales Tax is also on the ballot this fall. 70% of the revenue to be raised will be spent on street, sanitary and storm sewer improvements and 30% will be spent on essential or general corporate purposes. The City’s draft spending plan includes funding for the library renovation and expansion. You can learn more about current LOST funded projects, this year’s ballot language and the spending plan at informational meetings sponsored by the City:
- Thursday, October 24 at 7:00 PM at Thomas Park
- Monday, October 28 at 7:00 PM at Fire Station #2
- Tuesday, October 29 at 8:00PM at the Library
- Friday, November 1 at Noon at Fire Station # 2
More information, including the LOST draft spending plan, is available at the City of Marion’s website.