NOTICE OF MEETING
A regular meeting of the San Francisco Public Library Commission will be held as follows:
DATE: ††††††††††† Thursday, February 7, 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)
2. PUBLIC COMMENT
(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.)
3. †ELECTION OF COMMISSION OFFICERS FOR 2008††††††††††††† ACTION
(Presentation, discussion and possible action to nominate and/or elect Public Library Commission officers for 2008.)
Explanatory Document:† Commissioner Bios
4.† RESOLUTIONS HONORING FORMER LIBRARY†††††††††††††††††††† ACTION
(Presentation, discussion and possible action to approve resolutions honoring former Library Commissioners)
Explanatory documents:† Draft Resolutions honoring former Commissioners Charles Higueras, Steve Coulter and Helen Marte Bautista
5.† APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES JANUARY 3, 2008†††††† ††††††††††† ACTION
(Presentation, discussion and possible action to approve the minutes of the special meeting of January 3, 2008.)
Explanatory document: minutes.
6.† APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES† JANUARY 17, 2008 †††††††††††††† ACTION
(Presentation, discussion and possible action to approve the minutes of the regular meeting of January 17, 2008.)
Explanatory document: minutes.
7.† DESIGN OPTIONS FOR BAYVIEW BRANCH LIBRARY† ††††††† ACTION
(Presentation, discussion and possible action to approve design options for the Bayview Branch Library).
Explanatory document: Design Options for the Bayview Branch Library.
8.† FISCAL YEAR 2008/09 LIBRARY BUDGET ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ACTION
(Presentation, discussion and possible action to approve the proposed FY 08/09 Library Budget)
Explanatory documents: FY 08-09 Budget Overview, Proposed FY 08/09 Budget Proposal and FY 08-09 Budget Change Proposals
9. †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: African American Center; A Benefit Study of the San Francisco Public Library; City Librarianís appointment to serve on the Board of the California Council for the Humanities; and Library Satisfaction Survey.
Explanatory documents: Press release on the SFPL Benefit Study; California Council for the Humanities organizational overview.
10.† 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)
11.† 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.)
12. †NEW BUSINESS††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††† †††††† DISCUSSION
(This item is to allow Commissioners to introduce new agenda items for consideration.)
13.† ADJOURNMENT (requires motion & public comment) ††††††††††† ACTION
Sue Blackman Library Commission Secretary, 02/4/2008††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
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 http://sfpl.org/librarylocations/libcomm.htm#meetings.
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).