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File #: 13-0070    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 1/16/2013 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 2/12/2013 Final action: 2/12/2013
Title: Library recommending the Board consider the following: 1) Acceptance of funding totaling $2,200 from NorthNet Library System for the cost of registration and travel for library staff members to attend the California Association for the Education of Young Children conference in March 2013; and 2) Authorize the Chair to sign a budget transfer increasing revenues and appropriations by $2,220 as a result of the acceptance of this funding. (4/5 Vote) FUNDING: NorthNet Library System Funds.
Attachments: 1. A - Budget Transfer.pdf, 2. B - Grant Information.pdf
Title
Library recommending the Board consider the following:
1) Acceptance of funding totaling $2,200 from NorthNet Library System for the cost of registration and travel for library staff members to attend the California Association for the Education of Young Children conference in March 2013; and
2) Authorize the Chair to sign a budget transfer increasing revenues and appropriations by $2,220 as a result of the acceptance of this funding. (4/5 Vote)

FUNDING: NorthNet Library System Funds.
Body
BUDGET SUMMARY:
Total Estimated Cost…………… $2,220

Budgeted…………………………
New Funding……………………. $2,220
Savings…………………………
Other……………………………
Total Funding Available………… $2,220

Change To Net County Cost…… $0

Fiscal Impact/Change to Net County Cost
No change in Net County Cost.

Background
Since 2006, when the Library first partnered with First 5 El Dorado to provide research-based early literacy programs for children and their families, the Library’s youth services staff have sought additional education and training to bring emerging trends and best practices to our programs.

Reason for Recommendation
The El Dorado County Library is a member of NorthNet Library System, a consortium of Northern California Libraries. Through the NorthNet Library System, the Library has been provided an opportunity to obtain funding from a Staff Development grant to send staff members to the California Association for the Education of Young Children conference. The grant was approved in the amount of $2,220.

Six Library staff, including two Youth Services Librarians and four Early Childhood Literacy Specialists will use the funding to attend the California Association for the Education of Young Children conference on March 15 and 16 in San Jose. The funds will cover the costs of registration, housing and associated travel costs. All travel and parking expenses in excess of the NorthNet funding will be paid by the First 5 El Dorado grant, resulting in no imact t...

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