U.S. Representative for Washington State’s 2nd congressional district, Rick Larsen, endorses YES for Libraries, campaigning to restore funding levels to Sno-Isle Libraries by voting yes on the April 24th ballot.Read More
On March 14th, the YMCA of Snohomish County passed a resolution in support of the YES for Libraries campaign. Read the full text of the resolution below. A resolution of the YMCA of Snohomish County supporting the restoration of the Sno-Isle Libraries Intercounty Rural Library District operations levy. Whereas, the YMCA of Snohomish County and…Read More
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Library funding sources
Sno-Isle Libraries receives about 98 percent of its funding for ongoing maintenance and operations from a general property tax levy.
- Timber excise tax (state and private timber sales)
- Leasehold excise tax
- Contract fees
- Donations, grants
- Investment interest
Capital projects, such as new or substantially renovated libraries, are paid for by voter-approved bond levies. Funds from bond levies are earmarked for specific capital projects and cannot be used for other purposes.Once the capital-project bonds are paid off, the bond levy ends and is longer assessed.
From the sno-isle.org website