rick blackwell http://wfpl.org en Blackwell Says Southwest Regional Library Bond Makes Sense In Latest Budget http://wfpl.org/post/blackwell-says-southwest-regional-library-bond-makes-sense-latest-budget <p>City lawmakers from southwest Louisville are praising Mayor Greg Fischer&#39;s decision to fund construction of the Southwest Regional Library in his latest city budget proposal.</p><p>The $9.5 million bond for the library is the largest expenditure in the mayor&#39;s capital budget and the only proposed bond. It follow&#39;s up a $500,000 allocation the mayor made last year to begin the design phase of the long-planned project.</p><p>The library foundation will also give the city $3.5 million for the facility.</p> Thu, 24 May 2012 23:03:06 +0000 Gabe Bullard 435 at http://wfpl.org