Notice of Meeting - August 19, 2004

Library Commission
A regular meeting of the San Francisco Public Library Commission will be held as follows: Date: Thursday, August 19, 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. CITY LIBRARIAN SEARCH PROGRESS REPORT - DISCUSSION Presentation on and discussion of a progress report on ongoing efforts to seek applicants to recommend as candidates for the Library Commission to consider as nominees to the Mayor for the position of City Librarian. 3. CITY LIBRARIAN PROFILE & RECRUITMENT BROCHURE - ACTION Presentation of and discussion of and possible action to approve a City Librarian Profile and Recruitment Brochure for use by the executive search firm to seek applicants to recommend as candidates for the Library Commission to consider as nominees to the Mayor for the position of City Librarian. Explanatory documents: draft brochure (PDF 108K) 4. 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: status of City contracting policies; Regular reports: program budget and schedule; active projects and construction reports; and community outreach; and special reports; Design Excellence Program, design review update Explanatory documents: current Budget Report (PDF 72K) and Branch Library Summary Schedules (PDF 151K) 5. CITY LIBRARIAN’S REPORT - DISCUSSION (This item is to allow the City Librarian to report on recent Library activities and make announcements) The Acting City Librarian will report on the following subjects: 2004/05 budget update; Prop. E (Library Preservation Fund, 1994) hearings; a Chinatown reflooring project; and exhibits and programs. 6. RESOLUTION COMMENDING COMMISSIONER STREETS - ACTION Presentation of, discussion of, and possible action to approve a resolution honoring Commissioner Fran Streets’ exemplary leadership and service during her decade in office as a member of the San Francisco Public Library Commission. Explanatory Document: draft resolution (PDF 78K) 7. 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 8. 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. APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES Presentation of, discussion of, and possible action to approve the Minutes of the regular Commission meeting of July 15, 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) 8/13/04 - 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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