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File #: 18-0354 CRA    Version: 1 Name:
Type: CRA Report Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 6/3/2019 In control: Community Redevelopment Agency
On agenda: 6/11/2019 Final action:
Title: delray beach public library 2ND Quarter FY 2018-19 A-Guide Report
Attachments: 1. Agenda Cover Report, 2. Exhibit A - LIBRARY Q2 18-19
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TO: CRA Board of Commissioners
FROM: Lori Hayward, Finance & Operations Director
THROUGH: Jeff Costello, CRA Executive Director
DATE: June 11, 2019

delray beach public library 2ND Quarter FY 2018-19 A-Guide Report

Recommended Action:
Receive and file.

The CRA awarded the Library a $348,000 A-GUIDE grant in the CRA FY 2018-19 budget which represents 15% of the Library’s $2,349,270 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 $458,000 which represents 19% 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) Business Resource Center at the Library. Below are highlights from the Library’s 2nd Quarter FY 2018-19 A-GUIDE Report ending March 31, 2019.

Program “A”: Sundays and Mondays Operations
Funding Amount: $418,000 Total Program Budget: $418,000 % of Budget: 100%

Program “A” - Overall, most of the outputs and outcomes for the Library are on target to meet annual expectations. The following outputs exceeded annual expectations:

· Material circulated E-Books (143%)
· Volunteer Visits (173%)

The following outcomes exceeded annual expectations:
· Volunteers savings realized in personnel expenses (139%)
· Patron savings by attending free programs (445%)

Program “B”: Business Resource Center - “Inc. Pad”
Funding Amount: $40,000 Total Program Budget: $40,000 % of Budget: 100%

The following outcome exceeded expectations:
· At least 30 Attendees participate in Construction Weekend Mini-Conference (160%)

The following outputs and outcomes fell below quarterly goals:

· At least 80 attendees participate in seminar series (14%) SBDC Workshops had a high number of no shows. The tennis tournament was during this time and parking was a factor.
· Construction Trade Cohorts (0%) Just started ...

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