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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 this second quarter.


Please review the attached worksheet for the progress (in percentages) of all outputs and outcomes in addition to the narrative on outputs and outcomes.


Attachment:  Exhibit A - DB Library 2Q FY 2018-19 A-GUIDE report


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Funding Source/Financial Impact:

CRA G/L #:  7376 A-GUIDE Funding


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