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Finances

WCCLS Structure and Funding (PDF)

Learn more about the roles WCCLS has in providing excellent countywide library service. Included in this document are member library funding details for FY20.

FY21 Adopted Budget Summary (PDF)

WCCLS is a department of Washington County. 40% of our revenue comes from a five-year local option levy, approved by voters. 60% of our revenue comes from a transfer from the County’s general fund. Approximately $27 million of our revenue gets distributed to our member libraries to support their operations.

2015 Replacement Levy: Measure 34-235

Washington County voters approved our local option levy in November 2015. The current levy will expire at the end of June 2021.

2020 Proposed Library Levy Renewal