The Thrall Public Library District
of Middletown & Wallkill

About the Proposed Budget & Board of Trustees Vote for 2023


The unofficial results of Middletown Thrall Library’s 2023 Budget Vote and Trustee Election, which was held at Middletown Thrall Library on October 11, 2022, are as follows: Voters approved a 2% increase to the tax levy for 2023.

There were four people running for three seats on the Library Board of Trustees (in alphabetical order by last names): You can read statements provided by each of the four candidates by following either link:



The Library Budget

YEAR:                    2022               2023

GROSS BUDGET             $   4,066,095.00   $4,187,845.00
                                         (+$121,750; + 2.99%)
INCOME:

     Friends of Mdtn.       $   46,000.00    $  46,000.00
        Thrall Library
     Orange County
               Aid               5,000.00        5,000.00
     Fines & Fees                5,000.00        5,000.00
     LLSA (NYS Aid)             11,000.00       15,000.00
     Cash Surplus              155,000.00      200,000.00
     Town of Wallkill IDA            0.00            0.00
     City of Middletown IDA          0.00            0.00
     Interest                    6,000.00        6,000.00

     TOTAL                  $  228,500.00    $ 273,500.00
     

     LIBRARY TAX LEVY       $3,837,595.00   $3,914,345.00
                                            (+$76,000; +2.00%)



Summary 2022


CATEGORY


MATERIALS            $  361,520.00

OPERATING               480,000.00

SERVICE CONTRACTS/REPAIRS 
   & MAINTENANCE        130,575.00

ADMINISTRATION           64,500.00

FURNITURE & EQUIPMENT    50,000.00

SALARIES FULL-TIME    1,449,000.00

SALARIES PART-TIME      542,000.00

BENEFITS                987,600.00


TOTAL               $ 4,066,095.00

Summary 2023


CATEGORY


MATERIALS           $  361,520.00

OPERATING              443,000.00

SERVICE CONTRACTS/REPAIRS
  & MAINTENANCE        105,575.00

ADMINISTRATION          64,500.00

FURNITURE & EQUIPMENT   81,550.00

SALARIES FULL-TIME   1,485,900.00

SALARIES PART-TIME     542,000.00

BENEFITS             1,103,800.00


TOTAL              $ 4,187,845.00





Library Trustees

Richard Bell, President
Marianne Sciucco, Vice-President
Marlena Lange, Secretary
Tonia Crown, Financial Officer
Carl Berkowitz
Frances Amelio
Robert Smith

Library Director

Matthew Pfisterer



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