notice of meeting
The Orcas Island Library District will hold a Public Hearing on amending the 2014 General Fund Budget, together with the Regular Board Meeting, on December 8, 2014 beginning at 8:30am in the Library’s Meeting Room.
The agenda for this meeting will include regular business in addition to a discussion on the 2014 General Fund Budget Amendment.
The public is invited to attend and give comment.
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Washington Rural Heritage
Washington Rural Heritage is a collection of historic materials documenting the early culture, industry, and community life of Washington State. The collection is an ongoing project of small, rural libraries and partnering cultural institutions, guided by an initiative of the Washington State Library.
Visit the Orcas Island Heritage page here.
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