The Boise City Council, after reviewing bids from three companies, has selected the Tennessee-based Ingram Library Services to create that collection. According to the contract, the cost is not to exceed $585,000.
In 2000, a consultant estimated that it would cost $40 million to build a new 185,000-square-foot facility. In 2010, the idea for a new main library resurfaced, but by then, the projected construction cost had balooned to $118 million.
KIFI-TV obtained a cellphone video from a viewer, capturing much of the incident, which included the driver of the truck pushing a protester—prompting more yelling from the marchers—and ultimately taking a swing at someone in the crowd.