December 6, 2011
The Plattsburgh Public Library, faced with a $150,000 shortfall, cut four positions despite public outcry.
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City lawmakers also faulted some library employees for its fiscal woes
Common Council member Timothy Carpenter is in talks that could save four Plattsburgh Public Library positions slated for elimination due to a hefty deficit.
They say their suggestions would save positions
Library employees presented the Board of Directors with a list of ways to cut the budget without impacting positions.
Plattsburgh Common Council is concerned about use of funds
Plattsburgh Public library supporters say they are pushing forward to save jobs and the library itself.
Suzanne Barton has four children, her husband’s pay has been slashed and she just found out she’s losing her job at the Plattsburgh Public Library.