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File #: 18-0010 CRA    Version: 1 Name:
Type: CRA Report Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 6/1/2018 In control: Community Redevelopment Agency
On agenda: 6/11/2018 Final action:
Title: delray beach public library - 2nd Quarter FY 2017-18 A-Guide Report
Attachments: 1. Agenda Cover Report, 2. DB Library A-Guide Report
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TO: CRA Board of Commissioners
FROM: Joan K. Goodrich, Economic Development Director
THROUGH: Jeff Costello, CRA Executive Director
DATE: June 11, 2018

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delray beach public library - 2nd Quarter FY 2017-18 A-Guide Report

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Recommended Action:
Recommendation
Receive and file.

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Background:
The CRA awarded the Library a $343,000 A-Guide grant in the CRA FY 2017-18 budget which represents 15% of the Library’s $2,313,945 budget. The CRA also provided the Library an additional $110,000 this year to replace funding typically received from the City for a total funding of $453,000 which represents 20% of the Library’s annual budget. The A-Guide grant was awarded to support two programs: 1) Sundays and Mondays at the Library and 2) a Business Resource Center at the Library. Below are highlights and program snapshots from the Library’s 2Q FY 2017-18 A-Guide Report ending March 31, 2018.

Delray Beach Public Library Highlights from Karen Ronald, Library Director
See attached letter dated April 16, 2018.

Program Snapshot: Sundays and Mondays Operations
A-Guide Funding: $418,000 Total Program Budget: $418,000 % of Budget: 100%

Select Key Program Metrics Annual Total 2Q Totals Year to Date Totals
Annual Visits 100,200 24,484 50,864
New Library Cards Issued 1,420 482 902
Total Adult Programs 160 81 107
Total Reference Desk Patrons 12,200 4,285 7,441
Total Materials Circulated 50,700 12,375 24,394
Total Value of Materials Circulated $1,010,000 $247,494 $364,824

Program Snapshot: Business Resource Center - “Inc. Pad”
A-Guide Funding: $35,000 Total Program Budget: $35,000 % of Budget: 100%

Select Key Program Metrics Annual Total 2Q Totals Year to Date Totals
# of Businesses Receiving Counseling 127 24 60
Annual Savings to Local Businesses $43,618 $11,135 $21,420
Number of Small Business Seminars|9999|
Number of Seminar Attendees 80|99|26

It is noted that the majority of seminars will be deliv...

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