NOTICE OF MEETING A regular meeting of the San Francisco Public Library Commission will be held as follows: Date: Thursday, December 2, 2004 Time: 4:00pm or as soon thereafter as the meeting can begin after the Adjournment of the Library Commission's continued November 18, 2004 Meeting, which is also noticed for 4:00pm. Place: Koret Auditorium, Main Library, lower level 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. APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES - ACTION Presentation of, discussion of, and possible action to approve the Minutes of the regular Commission meeting of October 21, 2004. Explanatory document: Minutes 3. APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES Presentation of, - ACTION discussion of, and possible action to approve the Minutes of the regular Commission meeting of November 4, 2004. Explanatory document: Minutes 4. PROP. E HOURS - ACTION Presentation of, and discussion of, and possible action to approve hours of public service for the Library system beginning on January 1, 2005. Explanatory document: Prop. E public service days/hours November 1, 2004 report 5. CITY LIBRARIAN’S REPORT - DISCUSSION by Acting City Librarian Paul Underwood (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: a Prop. 14 update; and exhibitions and programs. 6. WEST PORTAL BRANCH UPDATE - ACTION Presentation on and discussion of the renovation of the West Portal Branch Library and possible action to revise the Branch Library Improvement Program Budget. Explanatory documents: West Portal Library construction contract information 7. 2005/06 BUDGET WORKSHOP - DISCUSSION Presentation of and discussion of proposals for the Library’s 2005/06 Budget. 8. 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.) 9. 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.) 10. NEW BUSINESS (This item is to allow Commissioners to introduce new agenda items for consideration.) 11. ADJOURNMENT - ACTION (requires motion and public comment) 11/29/04 - 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).