Notice of Meeting - July 21, 2005

Library Commission
A regular meeting of the San Francisco Public Library Commission will be held as follows: DATE: Thursday, July 21, 2005
TIME: 4:00 p.m.
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. APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES - ACTION Presentation of, discussion of, and possible action to approve the Minutes of the regular Commission meeting June 2, 2005. Explanatory documents: minutes 3. APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES - ACTION Presentation of, discussion of, and possible action to approve the Minutes of the regular Commission meeting June 16, 2005. Explanatory documents: minutes 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. 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: regular reports: program budget, schedule, and construction reports; active projects; and community outreach; and special reports: bid process & constriction oversight. The report will not include an informational presentation this month. Explanatory documents: current Budget Report and Branch Library Summary Schedules 6. 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: the Grand Reopening of the Excelsior Branch Library; the Volunteer Recognition Event; the Library Technology and Privacy Committee; attendance at American Library Association (ALA) Conference in Chicago; and a summary of upcoming Exhibits and Programs. 7. LIBRARY FY 05/06 BUDGET UPDATE - DISCUSSION Presentation of and discussion of an update report on the Library’s Budget for Fiscal Year 2005/06. The report will consist of an update on revisions to the FY05/06 Library Budget based on the recommendations from the Board of Supervisors Budget and Finance Committee including the funding for the Every Child Ready to Read and Supporting Successful Teens library initiatives Explanatory document: 2005/06 Budget update report 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. 7/18/05 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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