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


DATE:                        Thursday, May 6, 2010

TIME:              4:30 PM

PLACE:          Koret Auditorium, Main Library, lower level


The meeting will be called to order.


Note:  The Commission will hear public comment on each item on the agenda before or during consideration of that item.



(This item is to allow members of the public to address the Commission on matters that are within the subject matter jurisdiction of the Commission and that do not appear on the agenda). 


2.  RESOLUTIONS HONORING FORMER COMMISSIONERS LONNIE K. CHIN AND MEL LEE                                                                              ACTION

(Presentation, discussion and possible action to approve resolution honoring former Library Commissioners Lonnie Chin and Mel Lee).

Explanatory Documents:  Resolutions – Lonnie Chin and Mel Lee.


3.  CHINATOWN BRANCH RENAMING                                        DISCUSSION

(Discussion on possible renaming of the Chinatown Branch in honor of Him Mark Lai.)

Explanatory Document: Library Facilities Naming Policy – Policy #601 and Him Mark Lai Celebration of Life Committee letter and Biography.  




(Presentation and discussion on the landmark designation process for historic buildings pursuant to Article 10 of the Planning Code).


5.  CITY LIBRARIAN’S 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:  FY 2010/11 Budget; SFPL website; Resource Fair in honor of Older Adult Month; US Impact Study of Computer Use of Internet; and Highlights on Exhibitions and Programs.




6.  LABOR UNION REPORT                                                                       DISCUSSION

(This item is to allow representatives 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.) 


7.  APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES APRIL 1, 2010                              ACTION

(Presentation, discussion and possible action to approve the minutes of the regular meeting of April 1, 2010)

Explanatory document: minutes.


8.  ADJOURNMENT (requires motion & public comment)                    ACTION


Sue Blackman Library Commission Secretary, 5/3/2010


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 Library’s 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).