San Francisco Public Library

Notice of Meeting - August 18, 2005

A regular meeting of the San Francisco Public Library Commission will be held as follows: DATE: Thursday, August 18, 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 July 21, 2005. Explanatory documents: minutes 3. 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.) 4. WIRELESS-FIDELITY (WI-FI) UPDATE - DISCUSSION Presentation and discussion of an update on wireless fidelity (Wi-Fi) services provided by the Library. 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 an informational presentation: none; regular reports: program budget, schedule, and construction reports; active projects; and community outreach; and special report: none. 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: appointment of Acting Chief of Branches; update on the Library support services operations move to its 190-9th Street building; a summary of presentation to the Citizen’s General Obligation Bond Advisory Committee (CGOBAC); an update on Mayor Newsom’s announcement regarding the selection of the 2005-2006 San Francisco Poet Laureate; the Summer Reading Program; and a summary of current exhibitions and programs. 7. 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.) 8. NEW BUSINESS (This item is to allow Commissioners to introduce new agenda items for consideration.) 9. ADJOURNMENT (requires motion and public comment) - ACTION M. Housh, Secretary. 8/15/05 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 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).