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There will be study spaces, recording studios, a conference room, an art gallery, art classrooms, an outdoor amphitheater and a black box theater, the county said.
The library was built with $8 million of special purpose sales tax, or SPLOST, dollars and two million in state funds.
But when the library’s proposed budget reduced, county commissioners approved using $284,000 of one-time monies to cover staffing and operations for the first year.
In September, the commission approved a $405 million budget that included a one-time injection of $21 million.
This all comes after commissioners voted against Chairman Mike Boyce's proposed tax hike in July.
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"The reality is that we have a $10 million investment that this board has known about for years and it's dropped in my lap to fix," Boyce previously said.
But the community will have their $10 million investment running one year for sure.
“We’re opening with great excitement and tremendous energy,” Mitchell said.
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