Hampton Library 2014 Budget Vote and Trustee Election Results

Hampton Library 2014 Budget Vote and Trustee Election Results

On September 28, 2013, voters approved the proposed 2014 operating budget of the Hampton Library in Bridgehampton. 

Two trustees were elected by the voters of Bridgehampton and one trustee was reelected in Sagaponack. 
In the Bridgehampton district, the voters approved the budget Fifty-one (51) to three (3).
In Sagaponack, voters approved the budget  twenty-four (24) to two (2). 

Mary Lee,who ran uncontested, was elected as Library Trustee for a three year term by Bridgehampton voters with 51 votes. Sandra Ferguson, who ran uncontested, was elected as Library Trustee for a three year term by Bridgehampton voters with 50 votes. 
The Honorable Bruce Kaplan, who ran uncontested, was unanimously elected as Library Trustee for a three year term by the Sagaponack voters.
The Library budget passed with over a 90% approval rating in each district. As part of the 2014 operating budget the Hampton Library will be increasing its operating hours until 9:00 pm Monday through Thursday. The new Library operating hours will begin on Wednesday, November 13, 2013 with an open house celebration beginning at 7:00 pm (The current closing time for the Library.)
The Director, Kelly Harris and Trustees of the Hampton Library would like to thank everyone who came to vote and for supporting the Library.     


Annual Budget Vote and Trustee Election

VoteOn Saturday, September 28 the Library will hold its annual Budget Vote and Trustee Election
in the Library from 10:00 am -7:00 pm.

Copies of the proposed 2014 Budget are available at the Library and have been published in the Autumn 2014 edition of The Link, the Library's newsletter.

Residents of Bridgehampton will be voting on two open trustee seats. Trustees Gail Davenport and Elise Quimby finish their final three year terms on September 30, 2013. 

Residents of Sagaponack will vote on one trustee seat. The Honorable Bruce Kaplan is running for reelection for his final three year term. Library Trustees are an important link between the Library and the community. 

Absentee ballots will be available to eligible voters at the Library. The Budget Hearing will be held on Wednesday, September 18 at 3:30 pm. Kelly Harris, the Library’s Director, will be happy to answer any questions you may have about the budget.

End Of Summer

Erik's Reptile Edventure!

The summer is ending but the fun is not.  To celebrate the great summer we had we are having a special guest at the Hampton Library.  Erik's Reptile Edventure will be visiting and he will be telling us all about his friends.  Erik has explored many different places to learn all about these animals and loves to share his experiences and friends with the crowd.  Join us Saturday August 31 at 3:00 pm to take part in this can't miss event.  Registration is required as space is limited.  Call 631 537 0015 or speak to a children's librarian to make reservations.                                     


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