Update: Library branch expansion in Turlock gets OK, with some quibbling

From Modesto Bee

” The long-sought expansion of the Turlock branch library won approval Tuesday night, amid concerns about the cost and competing needs.The Stanislaus County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously for an $8.99 million contract with Roebbelen Contracting Inc. for detailed design and construction. The expanded and remodeled building could open in February 2021.The Minaret Avenue branch, just east of downtown Turlock, is one of the busiest in the county library system. It was completed in 1968 to serve a future city population of 30,000. Turlock now has about 73,000 people. ”