A regular meeting of the San Francisco Public Library Commission will be held as follows:


DATE: ††††††††††† Thursday, January 17, 2008

TIME:††††††††††††† 4:30 PM

PLACE:†††††††††† Koret Auditorium, Main Library, lower level


The meeting will be called to order.


1.† ELECTION OF PRESIDING OFFICER††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ACTION

(Possible action to nominate and elect an officer to preside over the current meeting)



(This item is to allow members of the public to comment generally on matters within the Commissionís purview as well as to suggest new agenda items for the Library Commissionís consideration.)



(Presentation, discussion and possible action to nominate and/or elect Public Library Commission officers for 2008.)


4.† BOND PROGRAM MANAGERíS REPORT†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† DISCUSSION

(This is a discussion item to allow the Branch Library Bond Program Manager to report on recent bond program related activities and make announcements.)

This report will consist of an informational presentation: none; regular reports: program budget, schedule, and construction reports; active projects; and community outreach; and special reports: none.

Explanatory documents: Current Budget Report and Library Commission Schedule Report


5. †CITY LIBRARIANíS REPORT by Luis Herrera†††††††††††††††††† ††††††† DISCUSSION

(This item is to allow the City Librarian to report on recent Library activities and make announcements.)† The City Librarian will give updates on the following topics: the Fuhrman Fund; the International Center; Americaís most literate cities rankings; and highlights on exhibitions and programs.

Explanatory Document: Update on International Center


6.† FISCAL YEAR 2008/09 LIBRARY BUDGET ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† DISCUSSION

(Presentation and discussion of the proposed FY 08/09 Budget)

Explanatory documents:† FY 08/09 Budget Proposal; FY08-09 Budget Change Proposals.



7.† LABOR UNION REPORT††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† DISCUSSION

(This item is to allow representatives of labor organizations to report on employee matters within the Commissionís purview as well as to suggest new agenda items for the Library Commissionís consideration.)


8. †NEW BUSINESS††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††† †††††† DISCUSSION

(This item is to allow Commissioners to introduce new agenda items for consideration.)


9.† ADJOURNMENT (requires motion & public comment)†† ††††††††††† ACTION


Sue Blackman Library Commission Secretary, 1/11/2008


Explanatory documents:† Copies of listed explanatory documents are available as follows:† (1) from the commission secretary/custodian of records, 6th floor, Main Library; (2) in the rear of Koret Auditorium immediately prior to, and during, the meeting; and (3), to the extent possible, on the Public Libraryís website


Additional materials not listed as explanatory documents on this agenda, if any, that are distributed to library commissioners prior to or during the meeting in connection with any agenda item will be available to the public for inspection and copying in accordance with Government Code Section 54954.1 and Sunshine Ordinance Sections 67.9, 67.28(b), and 67.28(d).