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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

 

Title

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

8

1

2

Number of Seminar Attendees

80

6

26

 

It is noted that the majority of seminars will be delivered in the third and fourth quarters including a new Construction Contractors’ Workshop Series.

 

Attachment(s):                        Delray Beach Public Library 2Q FY 2017-18 A-Guide Report

 

CRA Attorney Review:

N/A

 

Finance Review:

N/A

 

Funding Source/Financial Impact:

CRA G/L #:  7376 A-Guide Funding

 

Timing of Request:

N/A