NOTICE OF MEETING
A regular meeting of the San Francisco Public Library Commission will be held as follows:
DATE:††††††††††† Thursday, October 5, 2006 †
TIME:†††††††††††† 4:00 p.m.†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
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 and discussion of, and possible action to approve the minutes of the regular Library Commission meeting of September 7, 2006.
Explanatory document: minutes
3.†††††††† 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.).
4.†††††††† BROOKS WALKER PATENT & TRADEMARK CENTER ††††††††††† DISCUSSION Presentation on and discussion of the Libraryís Brooks Walker Patent and Trademark Center by Librarian Cella Mitchell.†††††††††††
5.†††††††† PUBLIC SAFETY PLAN †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† DISCUSSION
Presentation on findings from Main Library staff survey, staff focus groups, and patron surveys as part of the Libraryís Public Safety Plan.
Explanatory document: public safety findings
6.†††††††† CITY LIBRARIANíS REPORT by City Librarian Luis Herrera††††††††††††† DISCUSSION
(This item is to allow the City Librarian to report on recent Library activities and make announcements)
The City Librarian will report on the following topics: announcement regarding the appointment of the Deputy City Librarian; revised information regarding acquisition procedures for out of print books; opening of International Center at the Presidio Branch Library; update on reading center at the new Juvenile Hall; update on Main Library Fulton Street landscape project; and highlights of exhibitions and programs
7.††††††††† LIBRARY COMMISSION MEETINGS SCHEDULE 2007 ACTION
Presentation of, discussion of, and possible action to approve a proposed schedule for regular Public Library Commission Meetings during 2007.
Explanatory Document: draft 2007 Library Commission meetings schedule
8.†††††††† TRIBUTE TO THE LIBRARY COMMISSION SECRETARY ††††††† ACTION
Presentation of and possible action to approve a resolution commending and thanking Mike Housh for his nine years of service and contributions to the San Francisco Public Library as Library Commission Secretary.
9.†††††††† LABOR UNION REPORT†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
(This item is to allow members 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.)
10.†††††† NEW BUSINESS†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
(This item is to allow Commissioners to introduce new agenda items for consideration.)
11.†††††† ADJOURNMENT (requires motion and public comment)††† ††††††††††††††† ACTION†
M. Housh, Secretary. 10/2/06
Explanatory documents: Copies of listed explanatory documents are available as follows: (1) from the Commission Secretary/Custodian of Records, Main Library, 6th Floor, (2) in the rear of the Koret Auditorium immediately before and during the meeting, and (3)to the extent possible, on the Library's website at http://sfpl.org/.