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


DATE:††††††††††† Thursday, March 1, 2007

TIME: ††††††††††† 4:30 PM

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


The meeting will be called to order.



(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.)


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

Presentation, discussion and possible action to approve the minutes of the regular meeting of February 1, 2007.

Explanatory document: draft minutes




Review, discussion, and possible action to approve Library recommendations for the budget and schedule of the Branch Library Improvement Program (BLIP) which includes the possible rescheduling of up to five projects.

Explanatory documents: BLIP Report handout from the February 15, 2007 Library Commission meeting;
Presentation handout from the February 22, 2007 Capital Planning Committee meeting.


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


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



5.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.)


6.      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 report on the following topics: the re-opening of West Portal Branch Library; information regarding Marjorie G. Sternís bequest to the Library; highlights from Access Services; update on the launch of Link Plus service; and highlights on exhibitions and programs.


7.EXTENDED LIBRARY SERVICE HOURS††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††† DISCUSSION

Presentation of proposed plan to extend library public service hours.

Explanatory document: Expanded Operating Hours PlanOutline with attachments

8.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.)


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


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).