NOTICE OF MEETING

 

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

 

DATE:††††††††††† ††††††††††† Thursday, February 1, 2007

TIME: ††††††††††† 4:30 PM

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

 

The meeting will be called to order.

 

1.      PUBLIC COMMENT

(This item is to allow member 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.)

 

2.† APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††† ACTION

Presentation and discussion of, and possible action to approve the Minutes of the regular meeting of January 4, 2007.

Explanatory document: minutes

 

3. CITY LIBRARIANíS REPORT††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† DISCUSSION

by City Librarian Luis Herrera

(This item is to allow the City Librarian to report on recent Library activities and make announcements)

The City Librarian will report on the following topics: attendance at the American Library Association Mid-winter Conference; the grand re-opening of the West Portal Branch Library; 1st floor renovation (POE) publicity and service enhancements; information regarding Marjorie Sternís bequest to the Library; Board of Supervisorís resolution regarding Branch Library hours on Sunday; information regarding two branch library projects highlighted in the SF Chronicle Watch; update on the implementation plans for a library privacy audit; and highlights on exhibitions and programs.

 

4.† FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY REPORT††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† DISCUSSION

(This item is to allow the Friends of the San Francisco Public Library to inform the Commission of their current and proposed activities.)

 

5. RICHMOND/SENATOR MILTON MARKS †††††††††††††††† ACTION†

BRANCH LIBRARY

Presentation and discussion of the renovation of the Richmond Branch/Senator Milton Marks Branch Library, and possible action to redesign or increase the project budget.

 

 

6.† LIBRARY FY 2007-08 BUDGET WORKSHOP ††††††††††† DISCUSSION

Presentation and initial discussion of budget issues and revenue projections for the Public Libraryís FY 2007-08 budget.

Explanatory documents:† 2007-08 Proposed Budget; 2007-08 Budget Change Proposals

 

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

(This item is to allow representatives of library 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. PUBLIC EMPLOYEE APPOINTMENT Ė †††††††††††††††††††† ACTION

SECRETARY, LIBRARY COMMISSION

 

Open Session:

Public Comment (on all matters pertaining to the closed session item)

 

Vote on whether to hold closed session pursuant to California Government Code Section 54957(b)(1) and San Francisco Administrative Code Section 67.10(b) Ė Personnel Matter-Public Employee appointment-Secretary, Library Commission.

 

Closed Session:

PUBLIC EMPLOYEE APPOINTMENT-SECRETARY, LIBRARY COMMISSION

Discussion and possible action

 

Reconvene in open session:

a)      Vote whether to disclose any or all discussions held in closed session (San Francisco Administrative Code Section 67.12(a)).

 

b)      Disclosure of action taken in closed session.

 

†9.† NEW BUSINESS††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† DISCUSSION

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

 

10.† ADJOURNMENT (requires motion and public comment)†† ACTION

 

R Walsh, Acting Secretary, January 29, 2007

 

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 http://sfpl.org.  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).