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California Reading And Literacy Improvement And Public Library Construction And Renovation Bond Act Of 2006; Program Provisions   

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(a) In reviewing applications, as part of establishing the priorities set forth in Section 20032, the board shall consider all of the following factors:

(1) The needs of urban, suburban, and rural areas.

(2) The age and condition of existing library facilities within an area.

(3) The degree to which existing library facilities are inadequate in meeting the needs of the residents in the library service area.

(4) The degree to which the proposed project responds to the needs of the residents in the library service area.

(5) The degree to which the library integrates appropriate electronic technologies into the proposed project.

(6) The degree to which the proposed site is appropriate for the proposed project and its intended use.

(7) The financial commitment of the local agency submitting the application to open, operate, and maintain the proposed library project upon its completion.

(b) If, after an application has been submitted, material changes occur that would alter the evaluation of an application, the State Librarian may accept an additional written statement from the applicant for consideration by the board.

(Added by Stats. 2004, Ch. 698, Sec. 1.)

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Education Code 20032