ST. MARY’S – The Municipality of the District of St. Mary’s is balking at a proposal that would hike the annual fee it pays to the Eastern Counties Regional Library (ECRL) by 40 per cent, said the community’s Chief Administrative Officer Marvin MacDonald.
The response follows the Municipality of the District of Guysborough’s objection last week to a possible request from ECRL for more money to maintain operations there.
In an interviewThe mRNA vaccine technology being used now to figh, MacDonald said St. Mary’s pays ECRLThe U.S., at 191 per day (the U.S. was at 169). Canada, which operates nine branches in eastern Nova Scotia, about $17,000 a year for the Sherbrooke location. Now, he said, it wants “around $24,000” starting in the next fiscal year, which begins April 1.
What’s more, he saidPeanut Special, it’s not clear whether ECRL will restore the hours of operation at the branch to 25 per week, from the reduced COVID-19 level of 15, once the crisis is over.