Notice of Meeting - July 15, 2004

Library Commission
A regular meeting of the San Francisco Public Library Commission will be held as follows: Date: Thursday, July 15, 2004 Time: 4:00 PM 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 Commission’s purview as well as to suggest new agenda items for the Library Commission’s consideration.) 2. MARINA BRANCH PEER REVIEW - DISCUSSION Presentation of and discussion of a peer review of proposed designs for the Marina Library. 3. 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 and schedule; active projects; and community outreach; and special reports; none Explanatory documents: current Budget Report (PDF 72K) and Branch Library Summary Schedules (PDF 151K) 4. CITY LIBRARIAN SEARCH PROCESS - ACTION Discussion and possible action to contract with an executive search firm and to establish an Ad Hoc Search Committee of the Library Commission that will establish a selection process, including possibly contracting with an executive search firm, review applicants, recommend candidates for the Library Commission to consider as nominees to the Mayor for the position of City Librarian, and report regularly to the Commission at Commission meetings. 5. CITY LIBRARIAN’S REPORT - DISCUSSION by Deputy City Librarian Paul Underwood (This item is to allow the Deputy City Librarian to report on recent Library activities and make announcements) The Deputy City Librarian will report on the following subjects: a Chinatown reflooring project; farewell to Susan Hildreth; and exhibits and programs. 6. LIBRARY 2004/05 BUDGET REPORT - DISCUSSION Presentation of, discussion of an update report on the Library’s proposed 2004/05 Budget. 7. INCOMPATIBLE ACTIVITIES STATEMENT - ACTION Presentation of and discussion of and possible action to approve a proposed statement of incompatible activities for the Library and Library Commission. 8. APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES - ACTION Presentation of, discussion of, and possible action to approve the Minutes of the regular Commission meeting of June 3, 2004. Explanatory document: draft Minutes 9. APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES - ACTION Presentation of, discussion of, and possible action to approve the Minutes of the regular Commission meeting of June 17, 2004. Explanatory document: draft Minutes 9. 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.) 11. 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.) 12. NEW BUSINESS (This item is to allow Commissioners to introduce new agenda items for consideration.) 13. ADJOURNMENT - ACTION (requires motion and public comment) 7/9/04 - M. Housh, Commission Secretary 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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