NOTICE OF MEETING

 

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

 

DATE:             Thursday, July 19, 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 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 7, 2007.

Explanatory document: minutes.

 

3.  APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES                                                  ACTION

Presentation, discussion and possible action to approve the minutes of the regular meeting of June 21, 2007.

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: 2007-08 Budget; Expanded Library Hours; Library Preservation Fund Charter Amendment; Marina Branch Opening; Main Library Renovation and highlights on exhibitions and programs including ”Raising the Bar” and “The City Redeemed:  the Life and Times of Mayor Edward Robeson Taylor”.

Explanatory documents:  2007-08 budget report; Expanded Hours Operating Plan; Charter Amendment.

 

5.      PARTNERSHIP FOR ACHIEVEMENT WITH SAN FRANCISCO

      UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT (SFUSD)                                               DISCUSSION

(Presentation and discussion on developing collaboration between the San Francisco Public Library and SFUSD)

Explanatory document: September 15, 2006 memo to Mayor Newsom from City Librarian Herrera.

 

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.   PUBLIC SAFETY PLAN                                                              DISCUSSION

(Presentation and discussion on the public safety plan and update on revised security, facilities activities and staff training in the main and branch libraries).

Explanatory documents:  Public Safety Plan PowerPoint presentation.

 

8.  ADDENDUM TO GUIDELINES FOR LIBRARY USE                ACTION

(Presentation, discussion and possible action to amend the Guidelines for Library Use).

Explanatory documents: Cover memo, draft Guidelines for Library Use with underline additions.

           

9.      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: none.

Explanatory documents: current Budget Report and Branch Library Summary Schedules

 

10.  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.)

 

11. NEW BUSINESS                                                                         DISCUSSION

(This item is to allow Commissioners to introduce new agenda items for consideration.)

 

12. ADJOURNMENT (requires motion & public comment)              ACTION

 

Sue Blackman Library Commission Secretary, 7/13/2007

 

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 54954.1 and Sunshine Ordinance Sections 67.9, 67.28(b), and 67.28(d).