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


DATE:                        Thursday, August 21, 2008

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 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 July 17, 2008.)

Explanatory document: minutes.


3.    BAYVIEW BRANCH PROPERTY ACQUISITION                                        ACTION

(Discussion and possible action to approve a resolution endorsing property acquisition for expansion of the Bayview Branch Library.)

Explanatory Documents: (1) Memo to Commission from City Librarian dated August 15, 2008; (2) Resolution urging Board of Supervisors to approve purchase agreement; (3) Purchase and Sale Agreement for 5025 Third Street.   


4.  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: Visitacion Valley Branch Peer Review Response; Ortega Branch Peer Review Response; Anza Peer Review Response.

Explanatory documents: current Budget Report; Branch Library Summary Schedules; Visitacion Valley Peer Review Response; Ortega Branch Peer Review Response; Anza Peer Review Response.




5.  CIVIL GRAND JURY REPORT                                              DISCUSSION

(Presentation and discussion on Library’s response to Civil Grand Jury Report)

Explanatory document: draft response to Civil Grand Jury Report


6.  ADJOURNMENT (requires motion & public comment)                 ACTION


Sue Blackman Library Commission Secretary, 8/18/2008


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


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.