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PRETZEL Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-16-09 10:51 AM
Response to Reply #47
49. I would still say yes,
these are long term projects being applied for.

Until the state passes the budget, funding is coming from HR850 in which Gov. Rendell line itemed many programs, especially educational based programs.

Services will be suspended, not eliminated until such time that the final budget resolution is passed, hopefully very soon.
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  -How can Philadelphia be closing its libraries while spending 69.5 million on the libraries? merh  Sep-16-09 12:01 AM   #0 
  - Note that the letter I posted was from the library director.  madfloridian   Sep-16-09 12:04 AM   #1 
  - It would appear to be poor management  merh   Sep-16-09 12:07 AM   #3 
     - Library directors seldom sent out pure bullshit. Here is post from the website.  madfloridian   Sep-16-09 12:11 AM   #5 
        - I should call him to advise him to get a lawyer.  merh   Sep-16-09 12:18 AM   #8 
        - Accuse them, not me as you did in the post above.  madfloridian   Sep-16-09 12:19 AM   #10 
           - I haven't accused you of a thing.  merh   Sep-16-09 12:22 AM   #12 
              - "pathetic thing is, no one in the other thread (to include the OP) vetted the information"  madfloridian   Sep-16-09 12:26 AM   #14 
        - you might also want to call "him" HER - Siobhan is a woman's name. n/t  Lance_Boyle   Sep-16-09 11:40 AM   #63 
  - Disaster capitalism. Just like WaMu REO'd one of my mom's  EFerrari   Sep-16-09 12:06 AM   #2 
  - It is just a political game.  merh   Sep-16-09 12:09 AM   #4 
     - That is an attack on the library director. That is straight from the library website.  madfloridian   Sep-16-09 12:13 AM   #6 
     - Stop repeating yourself.  merh   Sep-16-09 12:20 AM   #11 
        - No, you accused me of not vetting the material. That is not true.  madfloridian   Sep-16-09 12:23 AM   #13 
        - You didn't vet the information.  merh   Sep-16-09 12:29 AM   #16 
           - That was in the comments.... I made that clear. NOT from the library website.  madfloridian   Sep-16-09 12:30 AM   #17 
           - You are free to stop posting in this thread whenever you like.  merh   Sep-16-09 12:37 AM   #22 
              - No, because you accused me of posting faulty material....  madfloridian   Sep-16-09 12:39 AM   #23 
                 - You posted from a legitimate source, you just didn't go further and  merh   Sep-16-09 12:42 AM   #24 
                    - I don't care if you question. Just don't accuse me of not vetting.  madfloridian   Sep-16-09 12:45 AM   #25 
                    - You didn't vet the information.  merh   Sep-16-09 12:47 AM   #26 
                       - You will win this....but I am right. I say the library website is right.  madfloridian   Sep-16-09 12:52 AM   #27 
                          - No, you won't need a lawyer.  merh   Sep-16-09 01:00 AM   #31 
                    - Mayor Nutter in a letter to state senator.  LiberalAndProud   Sep-16-09 01:02 AM   #32 
                       - Then the mayor better not put in for the stimulus money to  merh   Sep-16-09 01:08 AM   #34 
           - it's piqued, not peeked (although they are houyhnhnms)  hfojvt   Sep-16-09 12:53 AM   #28 
           - Official websites should NOT have to be vetted. Library director and me accused.  madfloridian   Sep-16-09 12:54 AM   #30 
           - I suppose you have never done the paperwork for CDBG  merh   Sep-16-09 01:13 AM   #35 
           - Deleted message  Name removed   Sep-16-09 10:09 AM   #42 
              - And your post violates the rules of the forum.  merh   Sep-16-09 11:34 AM   #61 
        - What the hell are you talking about?  hileeopnyn8d   Sep-16-09 10:29 AM   #45 
           - Then the Pennsylvania citizenry's job is to vote out those scumbags  Hawkeye-X   Sep-16-09 11:00 AM   #53 
     - The OP of the other thread resents the accusation very much.  madfloridian   Sep-16-09 12:18 AM   #9 
  - I am posting the letter from the library website.  madfloridian   Sep-16-09 12:14 AM   #7 
  - Here's the reason I did not post about this the day before you did:  Subdivisions   Sep-16-09 11:12 AM   #56 
  - merh, who do we write to about this?  Nikki Stone1   Sep-16-09 12:28 AM   #15 
  - merh says the library director should get a lawyer.  madfloridian   Sep-16-09 12:31 AM   #18 
  - I think writing the Mayor of Philadelphia would be a start.  merh   Sep-16-09 12:36 AM   #20 
  - If you get the info, I'll send an email  Nikki Stone1   Sep-16-09 07:05 AM   #41 
  - i would suggest making phone calls first. n/t  orleans   Sep-16-09 11:02 AM   #54 
     - To Harrisburg? the Public Library system?  Nikki Stone1   Sep-16-09 03:39 PM   #68 
  - Reposting the library website letter, so I DON"T get the blame.  madfloridian   Sep-16-09 12:33 AM   #19 
  - From my post....the referred to statement was in the comments..  madfloridian   Sep-16-09 12:37 AM   #21 
  - Our public libraries are always packed, and Orlando is hardly known  Lorien   Sep-16-09 01:33 AM   #37 
  - From your link:  LiberalAndProud   Sep-16-09 12:54 AM   #29 
  - The monies are available to be awarded.  merh   Sep-16-09 01:04 AM   #33 
     - A wish list ...  LiberalAndProud   Sep-16-09 01:28 AM   #36 
        - The bill passed, the money has been set aside to be awarded.  merh   Sep-16-09 01:34 AM   #38 
  - You've used pretty strong lanuage.  LiberalAndProud   Sep-16-09 01:44 AM   #39 
  - Maybe the money is going for deconstruction of the Libraries.  Rex   Sep-16-09 01:53 AM   #40 
  - Perhaps they haven't received the money yet and the bank won't extend a line of credit to  glitch   Sep-16-09 10:16 AM   #43 
  - Of course "available to be awarded" does not mean received.  merh   Sep-16-09 10:54 AM   #51 
  - There is a difference between capital improvements funds and operating funds  PRETZEL   Sep-16-09 10:28 AM   #44 
  - True, but should the city go forward and apply for the capital  merh   Sep-16-09 10:44 AM   #47 
  - I would still say yes,  PRETZEL   Sep-16-09 10:51 AM   #49 
     - It would be defrauding the federal government.  merh   Sep-16-09 10:57 AM   #52 
        - I'm not saying that,  PRETZEL   Sep-16-09 11:08 AM   #55 
        - I agree that the library will be funded.  merh   Sep-16-09 11:15 AM   #57 
           - Thanks, I did go back and read the other thread  PRETZEL   Sep-16-09 11:54 AM   #65 
              - I well understand the situation all cities find themselves in.  merh   Sep-16-09 11:59 AM   #66 
        - In her letter, the director doesn't mention that it will be temporary probably because that presumes  Gormy Cuss   Sep-16-09 11:15 AM   #58 
           - I agree that the stimulus money won't be available if the public  merh   Sep-16-09 11:23 AM   #60 
              - I suspect that Reardon is playing a chess game here.  Gormy Cuss   Sep-16-09 11:35 AM   #62 
                 - I'd go to the US congress folks  merh   Sep-16-09 11:48 AM   #64 
  - +1  hedgehog   Sep-16-09 10:54 AM   #50 
  - If they couldn't afford existing operations, who pushed  supernova   Sep-16-09 10:33 AM   #46 
  - The Central Library  hileeopnyn8d   Sep-16-09 10:50 AM   #48 
     - Wow, what a shame  supernova   Sep-16-09 11:16 AM   #59 
  - "What will happen to all the special collections?"  trusty elf   Sep-16-09 12:45 PM   #67 

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