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Notice of Meeting - May 6, 2004

A regular meeting of the San Francisco Public Library Commission will be held as follows: Date: Thursday, May 6, 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. APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES - ACTION Presentation of, discussion of, and possible action to approve the Minutes of the regular Commission meeting of April 1, 2004. Explanatory documents: draft Minutes. * 3. PRIVACY POLICY - ACTION Presentation of, discussion of, and possible action to approve a Library Privacy Policy to safeguard the privacy of all library users and preserve confidentiality of information sought or received, and materials consulted, borrowed, or received Explanatory document: 4/30/04 draft Privacy Policy (PDF 162K) * 4. RFID RECOMMENDATION - ACTION Presentation on and discussion of use of a Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) system in the Library in order to reduce workplace injuries and enhance Library operations, and possible action to approve acquisition of RFID-based technology to replace existing barcode based circulation and magnetic security systems, subject to adoption of suitable criteria and policies to protect user privacy. Explanatory document: 5/02/04 RFID memo & revised budget (PDF 169K) * 5. CITY LIBRARIAN’S REPORT - DISCUSSION (by City Librarian Susan Hildreth) The City Librarian will report on the following subjects: Library legislative Days in Sacramento (April 21st) and Washington, D.C. (May 3rd &4th); an update on the library citizen advisory committee; Proposition 14 3rd cycle eligibility review completed; the Ocean View Branch public art project, and exhibits and programs. * 6. LIBRARY SECURITY ISSUES REPORT - DISCUSSION Presentation and discussion of a report concerning Library security issues. * 7. 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.) * 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 - ACTION (requires motion and public comment) 4/30/04 - 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).