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2021-22 Library Budget

Voters passed the 2021-2022 LPL budget by a count of 943-193 on Tuesday, May 18, 2021.

They also elected Kay Budmen (935 votes) and John Hluchyj (784 votes) to five-year terms to the Board of Trustees.

Below is a copy of the approved 2021-2022 budget side-by-side with the previous year's budget.

Liverpool Public Library 2021-22 Budget

Below is a copy of the 2021 budge flyer.


A third seat will be vacated after current board vice president Donald J. MacLaughlin ends his current five-year term in June. The board will appoint a trustee for a one-year term following MacLaughlin’s departure. 

Past Budgets -

Budget Vote Year
Budget Vote Status
Board Members Elected
Budget Files
2020-21 Library Budget

The budget votes were counted on Wednesday, June 17. The library budget passed 5,019 to 1,752.

Due to the pandemic all the voting was done completely by absentee ballots and we had a very high number of votes returned compared to previous years!

On Friday, May 1, New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo signed an executive order regarding the annual Liverpool Central School District (LCSD) and LPL Budget Votes and Board elections. What would typically take place on the third Tuesday in May at the school will now be held remotely on Tuesday, June 9.The vote will take place exclusively by absentee ballots.

How will this work?

The district will mail out absentee ballots to all registered LCSD voters, with a postage paid return envelope on or about May 26. Voters will have until 5 p.m. on June 9 to submit their absentee ballot for inclusion in the vote. Any absentee ballots received after 5 p.m. that day will be deemed invalid. The mail deadline is now 5 p.m. June 16.

Unlike years past, budget and board candidate results will not be available immediately after voting is closed. Members of the Onondaga County Board of Elections will assist the district in counting ballots, and that process will take some time.

Information regarding the budget is posted in the links below and will also sent to LCSD families in the Budget Edition of the School Bell, the LCSD newsletter.

Ashley Gouger was voted in as Trustee with 5,639 votes.
2019-20 Library Budget

The library budget vote was Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at the former Wetzel Elementary School

The budget passed 1,062 to 241.

There were no open Board of Trustee seats this year.
2018-19 Library Budget

The library budget vote was on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 from 6am-9pm at the Liverpool High School, 4338 Wetzel Rd.

The budget passed 1018 to 275.

Denise Baker was elected board trustee with 1021 votes.
2017-18 Library Budget

The Library Budget Vote was Tuesday, May 16, 2017 from 6am-9pm at Liverpool High School Gym. 

The budget passed 1086 to 271.

Board Members elected:
  • Dorianne Gutierrez
  • Yvette Hewitt
  • Mary Schapley