Presentation on theme: "2014 Library GO Bond B Vote Oct. 7 – Nov. 4. LIBRARIES RECEIVING GO BOND FUNDS 1.Central New Mexico Community College 2.Clovis Community College 3.Eastern."— Presentation transcript:
2014 Library GO Bond B Vote Oct. 7 – Nov. 4
LIBRARIES RECEIVING GO BOND FUNDS 1.Central New Mexico Community College 2.Clovis Community College 3.Eastern New Mexico University-Portales 4.Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell 5.Eastern New Mexico University-Ruidoso 6.Luna Community College 7.Mesalands Community College 8.New Mexico Highlands University 9.New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology 10.New Mexico Junior College 11.New Mexico Military Institute 12.New Mexico State University 13.New Mexico State University-Alamogordo 14.New Mexico State University-Carlsbad 15.New Mexico State University-Dona Ana 16.New Mexico State University-Grants 17.Northern New Mexico College 18.San Juan College 19.Santa Fe Community College 20.University of New Mexico - Albuquerque 21.University of New Mexico-Gallup 22.University of New Mexico-Health Sciences Library and Informatics Center 23.University of New Mexico-School of Law Library 24.University of New Mexico-Los Alamos 25.University of New Mexico-Taos 26.University of New Mexico-Valencia 27.Western New Mexico University
VOTING DATES Absentee voting starts October 7, 2014 Early in-person voting October 18 - November 1, 2014 Election Day is November 4, 2014
Funding Proposed vs. Funding Approved YearProposed by NMCALApproved by State Legislature % Difference _________________________________________________________________________________________________ 1994$20.5 million$ 8 million39% 2002$35 million$16 million 46% 2004$42 million$16.1 million 38% 2006$53.5 million$ 9 million 17% 2008$40 million$ 9 million 23% 2010$20.3 million$ 7 million 34% 2012$29.6 million$ 9.7 million 30% 2014????$11 million ???? *.
2014 GO BOND B FUNDING $3.5 Million – Academic Libraries $3 Million – Public Libraries $3.5 Million – School Libraries $800,000 – Tribal Libraries
Why Support GO Bond B? Helps build stronger libraries in New Mexico Promotes information literacy and lifelong learning Contributes to local and statewide economic development Provides improved access to information Supports library services critical to rural and underserved populations Provides the ability to acquire current and relevant library materials
Cost to Taxpayers Estimates suggest it would cost homeowners approximately $.65 cents per $100,000 of fair market value.
Typical Uses for GO Bond Funds Electronic Resources Journals Technology & Equipment Collaborative Collection Purchases Books
True or False? Everything is available online - False E-books are generally more expensive to purchase then print books - True New Mexico libraries are adequately funded - False Libraries serve only students – False GO Bond funds for libraries have decreased over time - True
Making the Case for the “YES” Vote Everyone plays a role in helping to get the message out Distribute flyers, bookmarks, fact sheets, yard signs, etc. Present to community groups, such as Kiwanis, City Council, Rotary, etc. Utilize social media, local newspapers and other creative communication outlets.