NOTICE OF MEETING

 

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

 

DATE:††††††††††††††††††††††† Thursday, December 4, 2008

TIME:††††††††††††† 4:30 PM

PLACE:††††††††† Koret Auditorium, Main Library, lower level

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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.† PEER REVIEW OF PROPOSED DESIGNS FOR THE BAYVIEW AND GOLDEN GATE VALLEY BRANCH LIBRARIES††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† DISCUSSION

(Presentation and discussion of peer reviews of proposed designs for the Bayview and Golden Gate Valley Branch Libraries).

Explanatory documents: Peer reviewer bios; proposed Bayview Branch design handout; Bayview Branch Frequently Asked Questions; proposed Golden Gate Valley Branch design handout; and Golden Gate Valley Branch Library Frequently Asked Questions.

 

3. CITY LIBRARIANíS 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: †Recognition of 2008 Library retirees; Hormel Center; Celebrating Extended Hours and Services; and highlights on exhibitions and programs.

Explanatory Document:† Hormel Center presentation.

 

4. 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.)

 

5.† FISCAL YEAR 2009/10 LIBRARY BUDGET ††††††††††††††††††††††††††† DISCUSSION

(Presentation and discussion of the Fiscal Year 2009/10 Library Budget process and priorities)

Explanatory document:† FY 09/10 Budget Priorities

 

 

 

 

 

 

6.† LABOR UNION REPORT†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††† †††††† DISCUSSION

(This item is to allow representatives 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.)

 

7.† APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††† ACTION

Presentation, discussion and possible action to approve the minutes of the regular meeting of November 6, 2008.

Explanatory document: minutes.

 

8.† APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††† ACTION

Presentation, discussion and possible action to approve the minutes of the regular meeting of November 20, 2008.

Explanatory document: minutes.

 

9.† ADJOURNMENT (requires motion and public comment)†††††††††† ACTION

 

Sue Blackman, Library Commission Secretary, 12/1/08

 

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 Libraryís website http://sfpl.org/html/about/libcomm/2008agendas.htm.  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).