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Fiscal Year 2021 Budget

FY2021 Library Director's Budget Message (pdf)

FY2021 Annual Budget Full (pdf)

    St. Charles City-County Library District  
    2021 Annual Budget  
General Fund   (July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021)  

 
Statement of Budgeted
Revenues and Expenditures
2019
Actual
  2020
Budget
  2021
Budget
% Change 2020-21

 
BEGINNING FUND BALANCE    20,576,600      21,724,797    21,217,677  

 
REVENUES:            
  Property and Other Taxes    18,915,877      19,545,750     19,300,000 -1.3%
  State Aid, Federal Aid & Grants          405,667            303,583           50,000 -83.5%
  Investment Earnings            131,549               125,028             110,025 -12.0%
  Charges for Services          626,805            561,438           211,950 -62.2%
  Donations         
1,625
          350           380 8.6%
  Miscellaneous            130,357            52,698           27,071 -48.6%

 
  Gain from Sale of Capital Assets

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  TOTAL REVENUE    20,211,880      20,588,847     19,699,426 -4.3%

 
EXPENDITURES:            
  Salaries & Benefits    11,757,664      12,813,854     12,917,882 0.8%
  Library Materials (pdf)      3,091,531         3,450,400       3,355,850 -2.7%
  Operations      2,882,150         3,045,172       2,523,332 -17.1%
  Technology & Telecommunication          811,969            1,034,873           875,129 -15.4%
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENDITURES    18,543,314      20,344,299     19,672,193 -3.3%

 
CAPITAL:            
  Special and Building Projects          520,369            3,840,000           2,720,000 -29.2%
  TOTAL EXPENDITURES    19,063,683      24,184,299     22,392,193 -7.4%
CHANGE IN FUND BALANCE      1,148,197         (3,595,452)         (2,692,767) -25.1%
ENDING ACTUAL/PROJECTED FUND BALANCE    21,724,797      18,129,345     18,524,910 2.2%
   
   
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:  
Revenue is primarily based on real and personal property tax. The fiscal year 2021 tax rate will be set by the Board of Trustees at the September 2020 Board Meeting. The FY2021 tax rate is projected at $0.1996 per $100 of valuation. The most recent voter approved tax rate is $0.2600. Detailed budget information is available at each library branch or by request at custodian@stchlibrary.org.