NOTICE OF MEETING

 

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

 

DATE:†††††††††††††† Thursday, May 3, 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 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 March 15, 2007.

Explanatory document: minutes.

 

3.† APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ACTION

Presentation, discussion and possible action to approve the minutes of the regular meeting of April 5, 2007.

Explanatory document: minutes.

 

4. RENEWAL OF LIBRARY PRESERVATION FUND††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ACTION

Discussion and possible action regarding Library Commissionís recommendation to the Board of Supervisors to place a City Charter amendment on the November 2007 ballot to renew the Library Preservation Fund for 15 years and to authorize the issuance of debt secured by the Fund.
Explanatory documents: Cover Memo; LPF Charter Admendment.

 

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: City Controllerís scope of review of the Branch Library Improvement Program (BLIP), schedule of budget hearings and highlights on exhibitions and programs.

Explanatory document: BLIP Assessment Memo to City Controller

 

6. 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.)

 

 

 

 

7. COUNCIL OF NEIGHBORHOOD LIBRARIES (CNL) REPORT†† DISCUSSION††† ††† (This item is to allow the CNL to inform the Commission of their current and proposed activities.)

 

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

 

S BLACKMAN, LIBRARY COMMISSION 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 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).