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Library furloughs deserve scrutiny


December 16, 2020


The issuance of layoff notices to Sweet Home library staff, and subsequent withdrawal of those notices deserves careful scrutiny, as the background could spell repeats of this action.

It is important to understand the history leading up to this event. In the recent history of the library and police levies (at least from 2000-19) all levy money was used exclusively by the library and police departments to fund and operate those departments (each from its own exclusive voter-approved levy).

Then, during the 2020 fiscal year budget process, the City of Sweet Home used an inventive...

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