Library tax approved
11/7 The voters of New Garden Township voted by a margin of 61% to 39% to approve a .1 mil dedicated library tax to fund the ongoing operations of the Kennett Library. The new tax will generate around $80,000 per year for the Library and means that New Garden Township will now meet their Fair Share contribution. New Garden Township joins Kennett and East Marlborough Townships as municipalities who support the Kennett Library with dedicated Library taxes.
11/8 RRMM Lukmire Architects presented 3 revised designs to the Board of Trustees, staff and building committee for review and input. Many changes were discussed and it was agreed that the designs needed to be revised.
11/29 RRMM Lukmire Architects presents 2 new design concepts and 2 revisions of previous designs. The board, staff and building committee unanimously agreed on one of the new designs and the architects were tasked with refining the design to incorporate a few changes and to get it to the point where an initial cost estimate can be made.