The Fulton Public Library lags behind two similar libraries in the North Country Library System in funding for its staff members, according to data from the 2012 New York State Bibliostat report.
Library Director Betty Maute said Fulton serves a population similar to the Ogdensburg Public Library and the Canton Free Library with less money.
“What they pay for staff alone is our entire budget,” Maute told The Valley News. “There’s a big discrepancy between us and other libraries serving the same (size) population in the North Country Library System.” Continue reading →
The final 2014-15 budget for the Fulton City School District, approved at the April 23 Board of Education meeting, totals $67,357,685. This is a 3.22 percent increase from the 2013-14 budget of $65,259,100. Continue reading →