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Notice of Meeting - November 07, 2001

A regular meeting of the San Francisco Public Library Commission will be held as follows: Date: Wednesday, November 07, 2001
Time: 4:00 PM
Place: Koret Auditorium, Main Library, lower level The meeting will be called to order. 1. APPROVAL OF THE OCTOBER 2, 2001 MINUTES - ACTION Presentation of, discussion of, and possible action to approve the Minutes of the regular Commission meeting of October 2, 2001. Explanatory document: draft minutes 2. APPROVAL OF THE OCTOBER 10, 2001 MINUTES - ACTION Presentation of, discussion of, and possible action to approve the Minutes of the special Commission meeting of October 10, 2001. Explanatory document: draft minutes 3. CITY LIBRARIAN’S REPORT - DISCUSSION by City Librarian Susan Hildreth (This a discussion item is to allow the City Librarian to report on recent Library activities and make announcements). This report will consist of an introduction of the new Deputy City Librarian, a report on branch projects, a security report, an Ocean View project update, and a report on LSTA (Library Services and Technology Act) grants. 4. LIBRARY BUDGET PLANNING REPORT - DISCUSSION Presentation of and discussion of plans for the Library’s budget. Explanatory documents: draft 2002/03 budget report and revised 2001-02 budget information. 5. BRANCH LIBRARY BOND COMMITTEE - ACTION Presentation of, discussion of, and possible action to abolish the Ad Hoc Commission Committee created to oversee all activities related to the Branch Library Bond Program. 6. INTERNET LEGISLATION UPDATE/INTERNET ACCESS POLICY - DISCUSSION Discussion of issues raised by the Public Internet Access ordinance recently adopted by the Board of Supervisors regarding the use of internet filtering software, including issues relating to internet access terminals used by children. This presentation may also include a presentation and discussion of the effectiveness of internet filters. Explanatory Document: Copy of "Public Internet Access - Prohibition on Use of Filtering Software" Ordinance 7. MAIN LIBRARY POST OCCUPANCY EVALUATION (POE) REPORT - DISCUSSION Presentation and discussion of an update report on POE related Main Library projects including a POE timeline and design protocols and proposed 1st Floor improvements. 8. FRIENDS AND FOUNDATION REPORT - DISCUSSION (This item is to allow the Friends and Foundation of the San Francisco Public Library to inform the Commission of their current and proposed activities.) 9. UNION REPORT - DISCUSSION (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 future consideration.) 10. NEW BUSINESS - DISCUSSION (This item is to allow Commissioners to introduce new agenda items for future consideration.) 11. PUBLIC COMMENT - DISCUSSION (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 future consideration.) 12. ADJOURNMENT - ACTION (requires motion and public comment) * Public comment will be taken before or during the Library Commission's consideration of each agenda item. ** Explanatory documents: Copies of explanatory documents listed in this agenda, and other related materials received by the Library Commission after the posting of this agenda, can be obtained from the Office of the Library Commission, Main Library, 6th Floor and also, to the extent possible, will be available on the Library’s website at http://sfpl.lib.ca.us/. 10/31/01 - M.Housh, Commission Secretary