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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 201/2022 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 2019, 2020 and 2021 budget years were/are:

  • 2021: $4.684 per capita
  • 2020: $5.12 per capita
  • 2019: $5.12 per capita

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

2020 Audited Financial Statements

2019 Audited Financial Statements

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