Notice of Meeting - May 5, 2005

Library Commission
NOTICE OF MEETING A regular meeting of the San Francisco Public Library Commission will be held as follows: Date: Thursday, May 5, 2005 Time: 4:00 p.m. Place: Koret Auditorium, Main Library, lower level The meeting will be called to order. 1. PUBLIC COMMENTT (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 of, discussion of, and possible action to approve the Minutes of the regular Commission meeting of April 7, 2005. Explanatory document: Minutes 3. NOE VALLEY BRANCH LIBRARY - ACTION Presentation of, discussion of, and possible action to confirm current scope and schedule for Noe Valley Branch Library’s renovation and to increase the budget for the project. Explanatory documents: Branch Library design plan: Scheme A Floor 1 (PDF 122K), Floor 1 (PDF 213K), Floor 2 (PDF 166K) 4. CITY LIBRARIAN’S REPORT - DISCUSSION by City Librarian Luis Herrera (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 subjects: City Librarian transition update; a Legislative Day activities update, current Library Technology & Privacy Advisory Committee related activities; and exhibitions and programs. 5. RESOLUTION COMMENDING COMMISSIONER STEIMAN - ACTION Presentation of, discussion of, and possible action to approve a resolution honoring Vice President Carol Steiman’s exemplary leadership and service during her term in office as a member of the San Francisco Public Library Commission. Explanatory Document: draft resolution 6. NOMINATION OF COMMISSION OFFICERS FOR 2005 - ACTION (This item is to allow Commissioners to indicate an interest in serving as President or Vice President of the Commission and to nominate themselves or fellow commissioners for the Offices of President or Vice President of the Public Library Commission.) 7. 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.) 8. LABOR UNION REPORT (This item is to allow members 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.) 9. NEW BUSINESS (This item is to allow Commissioners to introduce new agenda items for consideration.) 10. ADJOURNMENT (requires motion and public comment) - ACTION M. Housh, Secretary. 4/29/05 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 §§ 67.9, 67.28(b)& 67.28(d).
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