NOTICE OF MEETING
A regular meeting of the San Francisco Public Library Commission will be held as follows:
DATE: Thursday, February 2, 2006
TIME: 4:00 p.m.
PLACE: Koret Auditorium, Main Library, lower level
The meeting will be called to order.
1. PUBLIC COMMENT
(This item is to allow members of the public to comment generally on matters within the Commission’s purview as well as to suggest new agenda items for the Library Commission’s consideration.)
2. APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES ACTION
Presentation of, discussion of, and possible action to approve the Minutes of the regular Library Commission meeting of January 5, 2006.
Explanatory document: minutes
3. 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.).
4. POST OCCUPANCY EVALUATION PROJECT UPDATE DISCUSSION
Presentation of and discussion of the Post Occupancy Evaluation (POE) project at the Main Library.
Explanatory document: POE Phase II presentation
5. LIBRARY 2006-07 BUDGET WORKSHOP DISCUSSION
Presentation of and discussion of the Library’s FY 2006-07 preliminary budget.
Explanatory document: draft of the Library’s 2006-07 preliminary budget (summary; overview, table)
6. CITY LIBRARIAN’S REPORT by City Librarian Luis Herrera DISCUSSION
(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 subjects: Mayor Newsom’s appointment of San Francisco’s Poet Laureate; attendance of the American Library Association’s mid-winter conference; update on SFPL’s support of relief efforts for the New Orleans’s Public Library; and highlights of exhibitions and programs.
7. ELECTION OF COMMISSION OFFICERS FOR 2006 ACTION
Presentation of, discussion of, and possible action to nominate and/or elect Public Library Commission officers for 2006.
(Commissioner Charles Higueras was nominated for President and Commissioner Steve Coulter was nominated for Vice-President at the January 19, 2006 Commission meeting.)
8. LABOR UNION REPORT
(This item is to allow members of library labor organizations to report on employee matters within the Commission’s purview as well as to suggest new agenda items for the Library Commission’s consideration.)
9. NEW BUSINESS
(This item is to allow Commissioners to introduce new agenda items for consideration.)
10. ADJOURNMENT (requires motion and public comment) ACTION
M. Housh, Secretary, 1/30/06
Explanatory documents: Copies of listed explanatory documents are available as follows: (1) from the Commission Secretary/Custodian of Records, Main Library, 6th Floor, (2) in the rear of the Koret Auditorium immediately before and during the meeting, and (3)to the extent possible, on the Library's website at http://sfpl.org/.