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Financial Information

The Shortgrass Library System receives an annual Operating Grant from the Province of Alberta. The grant is based on the population of member jurisdictions in the Shortgrass region (see 2016/2017 Library System Operating Grants). The Shortgrass Library System also receives operating revenues from member municipalities and member library boards.  These revenues are based on a per capita levy which is reviewed annually by the Board of Trustees.

Operational Municipal Levies for the 2016, 2017, and 2018 budget years are:

  • 2016: $5.02 per capita
  • 2017: $5.02 per capita
  • 2018: $5.12 per capita

The fiscal year for Shortgrass runs from January 1 - December 31

2015 Audited Financial Statements -- pdf file size too big

For additional financial information, please contact the Chief Executive Officer.