NOTICE OF MEETING

 

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

 

DATE:                        Thursday, July 17, 2008

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 Commission’s purview as well as to suggest new agenda items for the Library Commission’s consideration.)

 

2.  APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES                                                 ACTION

Presentation, discussion and possible action to approve the minutes of the regular meeting of June 5, 2008.

Explanatory document: minutes.

 

3.  APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES                                                 ACTION

Presentation, discussion and possible action to approve the minutes of the regular meeting of June 19, 2008.

Explanatory document: minutes.

 

4.  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:  American Library Association (ALA) Conference; San Francisco Civil Grand Jury Report; 2008-09 Budget.

Explanatory documents: Memo from City Librarian regarding Civil Grand Jury Report dated July 14, 2008; San Francisco Civil Grand Jury Report dated June 26, 2008; Budget Update.

 

5.  LIBRARY CITIZENS ADVISORY COMMITTEE                                   DISCUSSION

(This item is to allow the Library Citizens Advisory Committee (LCAC) to inform the Commission on their annual report to the Board of Supervisors.)

Explanatory document: LCAC Annual Report  

 

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.     BOND PROGRAM MANAGER’S REPORT                            DISCUSSION

(This is a discussion item to allow the Branch Library Bond Program Manager to report on recent bond program related activities and make announcements.)

This report will consist of an informational presentation: none; regular reports: program budget, schedule, and construction reports; active projects; and community outreach; and special reports: Parkside Peer Review Response.

Explanatory documents: current Budget Report; Branch Library Summary Schedules; Parkside Peer Review Response.

 

8.    PROCUREMENT OF SHELVING SYSTEMS FOR BRANCH LIBRARIES                                                                                                         ACTION

(Discussion and possible action to approve Resolution urging the Board of Supervisors to adopt an ordinance waiving the competitive bidding requirements for the procurement of shelving systems for the San Francisco Branch Libraries)

Explanatory documents:  (1) Draft Ordinance (2) Resolution urging the Board of Supervisors to adopt the Ordinance.

 

9.  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.)

 

10.  ADJOURNMENT (requires motion & public comment)                        ACTION

 

Sue Blackman Library Commission Secretary, 7/14/2008

 

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 Library’s 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 54957.5 and Sunshine Ordinance Sections 67.9, 67.28(b), and 67.28(d).  If any materials related to an item on this agenda have been distributed to the Commission after distribution of the agenda packet, those materials are available for public inspection at the Commission Secretary/Custodian of Records office, 6th floor, Main Library during normal office hours.