NOTICE OF MEETING

 

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

 

DATE:††††††††††† Thursday, November 2, 2006

TIME:†††††††††††† 4:00 p.m.

PLACE:†††† ** NOTE DIFFERENT LOCATION**

††††††††††††††††††††††† Excelsior Branch Library

††††††††††††† ††††††††††††4400 Mission Street at Cotter

 

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 21, 2006.

Explanatory document: minutes

 

 

3. †††††††††APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ACTION

Presentation and discussion of and possible action to approve the minutes of the regular Library Commission meeting of October 5, 2006.

Explanatory document: minutes

 

4.†††††††† 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:† update on Main Library Post Occupancy Evaluation Project; wrap up on One City, One Book: San Francisco Reads; attendance at First Joint Librarians of Color Conference; and highlights on exhibitions and programs.

 

5.†††††††† 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.).


 

 

6.†††††††† PUBLIC SAFETY PLAN††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† DISCUSSION

Presentation on findings from Main Library staff survey, focus groups, and patron surveys as part of the Libraryís Public Safety Plan.

Explanatory document: public safety findings

 

 

7.†††††††† EXCELSIOR LIBRARY SERVICES OVERVIEW††††††††††††††† DISCUSSION

Presentation on services and programs at the Excelsior Branch Library.

 

 

8. ††††††† †LIBRARY COMMISSION ATTENDANCE POLICY††††††† ACTION

Discussion and possible action to adopt Library Commission Attendance Policy, pursuant to the Board of Supervisors Resolution 502-06 and the Mayorís September 18, 2006 memo regarding Commissioner attendance.

Explanatory documents: draft attendance policy; BOS Resolution 502-06; Mayor Newsom letter regarding baseline standards of commission attendance; Library Commission Bylaws Article III, Section 6:Excused Absences

 

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

 

Richard Walsh, Acting Secretary 10/27/06

 

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/.


Additional materials not listed as explanatory documents on this agenda, if any, that are distributed to the 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 ßß 67.9, 67.28(b)& 67.28(d).