2016 General Obligation Bonds for Public and Tribal Public Libraries

SB122, the "2016 Capital Projects General Obligation Bond Act"

was approved by the 2016 New Mexico Legislature and was approved by the registered voters at the 2016 General Election of the State.

Language from the law [SFA/SB 122, pp. 22-23]:

B. for library acquisitions at public libraries,public school libraries, academic libraries and tribal libraries statewide:

(1) to the cultural affairs department:

(a) three million dollars ($3,000,000)for equipment, library furniture, fixtures and supplemental library resource acquisitions, including print, non-print and electronic resources, and for the purchase and installation of broadband internet equipment and infrastructure at nontribal public libraries statewide; and

(b) seven hundred fifty thousand dollars ($750,000) for equipment, library furniture, fixtures and supplemental library resource acquisitions, including print, non-print and electronic resources, and for the purchase and installation of broadband internet equipment and infrastructure at tribal libraries statewide;

ALLOCATIONS

Allocations are based on the 4.5.8 NMAC, Distribution of Funds, using 2015 Estimated Census information for Counties and 2010 U.S. Census for LSAs). 

How are the allocations calculated for the 2016 GO Bonds?

TRIBAL PUBLIC LIBRARIES

PUBLIC LIBRARIES

TRIBAL PUBLIC LIBRARIES -- FINAL ALLOCATIONS

By Library

By County

PUBLIC LIBRARIES -- FINAL ALLOCATIONS

By Library

By County

PROJECT NUMBERS FOR THE 2016 GO Bonds:

GOB A5110 - public libraries

GOB A5111 - tribal public libraries

2016 GO Bonds - Guidance Sheet:  what is eligible for reimbursement

GO Bond important dates:

April 1, 2021 – last day for 2016 GO bond reimbursement requests to be received by the State Library

Forms to be used for reimbursement requests:

Exhibit 1 - 2016 Paper Periodic/Final Report (word document) -- to be included with each request for reimbursement

Exhibit 2 - 2016 Request for Payment Form (excel format) -- to be included with each request for reimbursement; must include documentation for purchases and proof-of-payment

Exhibit 3 - Notice of Obligation Form (word document) -- to be sent to the State Library prior to submitting any reimbursement requests.  THIS IS A NEW, REQUIRED FORM FOR THE 2016 GO BONDS REIMBURSEMENT REQUEST PROCESS.  Please see the following for additional information on how to use this form:

Notice of Obligation Form - Instructions

Dept. of Finance and Administration's Instructional Powerpoint

All Forms must be signed and be an original copy.

Questions?

Contact the Development Bureau at the New Mexico State Library at: (800) 340-3890 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.