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Notice of Meeting - January 6, 2005

NOTICE OF MEETING A regular meeting of the San Francisco Public Library Commission will be held as follows: Date: Thursday, January 6, 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 December 2, 2004. Explanatory document: Minutes *3. APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES - ACTION Presentation of, discussion of, and possible action to approve the Minutes of the regular Commission meeting December 6, 2004. Explanatory document: Minutes *4. WI-FI UPDATE - DISCUSSION Presentation of and discussion of an update on Wi-Fi services provided by the Library. *5. BOND PROGRAM MANAGER’S REPORT - DISCUSSION This report will consist of an informational presentation: none; regular reports: program budget, schedule, and construction reports; active projects; and community outreach; and special reports: Western Addition Library Peer Review response. This item was continued from the December 16, 2004 regular meeting to provide opportunity for public comment on and Commission discussion of the BLIP Manager’s December 16th Report. *6. BLIP BUDGET & SCHEDULE REVIEW - ACTION Presentation of, and discussion of, and possible action to approve revisions in the Branch Library Improvement Program (BLIP) Budget and schedule as a result of the addition of $9.7 million in Prop. 14 (State Library Bond) funds. *7. CITY LIBRARIAN’S REPORT - DISCUSSION by Acting City Librarian Paul Underwood (This item is to allow the Acting City Librarian to report on recent Library activities and make announcements) The City Librarian will report on the following subjects: a brief response to issues concerning activities in the Koret Auditorium, and the computer use reservation system; the ALA (American Library Association) Mid-Winter Conference; and exhibitions and programs. *8. COMMISSION MEETINGS SCHEDULE - ACTION Presentation of, discussion of, and possible action to approve a schedule of dates for the regular Commission Meetings for 2005. Explanatory document: 2005 meetings *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.) *10. 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.) * 11. NEW BUSINESS (This item is to allow Commissioners to introduce new agenda items for consideration.) *12. ADJOURNMENT - ACTION (requires motion and public comment) 12/30/04 - 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).