SONOMA COUNTY LIBRARY COMMISSION

AGENDA
REGULAR MONTHLY MEETING

Wednesday
October 6, 2004
6:30 p.m.

LOCATION:
Santa Rosa Central Library
Third and E Streets, Santa Rosa

Members of the public wishing to speak to the Commission may do so under Public Appearances. If you wish to speak on an item under discussion by the Library Commission which appears on this agenda, you may do so upon receiving recognition by the Chairperson. Please state your name and address for the record before making your presentation, which will be limited to three minutes. All hearings are taped. Time limitations on public testimony may be extended at the discretion of the Library Commission

The Commission does not take action on items presented under Public Appearances during this meeting. You can request a response and one will be forwarded to you.

EMPLOYEE SERVICE AWARDS PRESENTATION
Forum Room -- 6:30 p.m.


1. CALL TO ORDER
Board Room (second floor) -- 7:30 p.m.

2. ANNOUNCEMENTS AND INTRODUCTIONS

3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Minutes of the regular meeting of October 6, 2004 (Attachment)

4. CORRESPONDENCE
Communications which require no immediate action by the Commission

5. PUBLIC APPEARANCES
An opportunity for members of the public to address the Commission

6. PRESENTATION
Librarian III Tony Hoskins will present a report on Sonoma County Library’s component, the Sonoma County History and Genealogy Library (Attachment)

7. ACTION ITEMS BY RESOLUTION
7.1 Resolution accepting an addition to the Leoleon Hopkins Special Revenue Fund
(Attachment)
Review and action
Recommended action: Adopt the resolution

7.2 Resolution in support of Sonoma County Reads! (Attachment)
Review and action
Recommended action: Adopt the resolution

7.3 Resolution in support of 2004 Combined Fund Drive (Attachment)
Review and action
Recommended action: Adopt the resolution


8. ACTION ITEMS BY MOTION
8.1 Claims of $7,000 or more which require Commission approval (Attachment)

8.2 Strategic Plan Oversight Committee fourth annual report (Attachment)
Review and action
Recommended action: Acknowledge the report

8.3 Director's report for September 2004 (Attachment)
Review and action
Recommended action: Acknowledge the report

9. LIBRARY ADVISORY BOARDS
Appointments and Reappointments (Attachment)

I. Unexpired term ending June 30, 2005
Windsor Library Advisory Board. Posted and ready for appointment
II. Unexpired term ending June 30, 2006
Sebastopol Library Advisory Board. Posted and ready for appointment

III. Term ending June 30, 2006
Petaluma Library Advisory Board. Youth member position. Posted and ready for appointment
1. Two-year term. The incumbent is Katie Young

IV. Unexpired term ending June 30, 2007
Sebastopol Library Advisory Board. Posted and ready for appointment

V. Terms ending June 30, 2008. Posted and ready for appointment
a) Cloverdale Library Advisory Board
1. Four-year term. The incumbent is Yvonne Corlizilius
2. Four-year term. The incumbent is Ruth Gordon
3. Four-year term. The incumbent is Joan Gravell

b) Guerneville Library Advisory Board
1. Four-year term. The incumbent is Doris Dickenson

c) Healdsburg Library Advisory Board
1. Four-year term. The incumbent is Patty Wilson

d) Petaluma Library Advisory Board
1. Four-year term. The incumbent is Carol King
2. Four-year term. The incumbent is Tim May

e) Rohnert Park-Cotati Library Advisory Board
1. Four-year term. The incumbent is Chloe DeBrunner

f) Sebastopol Library Advisory Board
1. Four-year term. The incumbent is Dorothy Blake
2. Four-year term. The incumbent is Michael Sherick

g) Sonoma Valley Library Advisory Board
1. Four-year term. The incumbent is Robyn Makaruk
2. Four-year term. No incumbent

h) Windsor Library Advisory Board
1. Four-year term. The incumbent is Shirley Johnston


10. DISCUSSION ITEMS
An opportunity for members of the Commission and the Library Director to discuss specific topics

10.1 Revenue and Expenditure Report - Fiscal Year 2004-2005 (Attachment)

10.2 Claims Paid Subsequent to September 1, 2004 (Attachment)
Report on claims of $2,000 or more, and certain trust fund claims, and journal vouchers, paid subsequent to September 1, 2004

10.3 Response to question from September 2004 meeting regarding claims paid

10.4 North Bay Cooperative Library System Advisory Board meeting report

10.5 California Association of Library Trustees & Commissioners (CALTAC) workshop at Cerritos Public Library – Commissioners Dorothy Bertucci & Margaret Lynch; Fund Development Officer Peter Hunter

10.6 Seattle Public Main Library report – Assistant Director Molly McDermott; Fund Development Officer Peter Hunter

10.7 New facility planning reports
a. Santa Rosa Southwest Region
1. Library Director’s report
2. City/Library joint discussion series advisory board report
3. New Library Facility Leadership Committee report

b. Sebastopol / West County Region
1. Library Director’s report
2. New Library Facility Leadership Committee report

c. Sonoma Valley Region
1. Library Director’s report
2. New Library Facility Leadership Committee report

10.8 Petaluma Regional Library report

10.9 Forum room policy report (Attachment)

11. DIRECTOR’S INFORMATION ITEMS
An opportunity for the Director to share information, with no action to be taken.

11.1 Cloverdale Regional Library 25th Anniversary Celebration, Saturday, October 9, 2:00 p.m.

11.2 Fiscal year 2004-05 budget

11.3 Automation changes

11.4 Santa Rosa downtown parking garage planning

11.5 Legislation (Attachment)

11.6 California Library Association Annual Conference, San Jose, November 12-15

11.7 Friends of the Library boards joint meeting

12. COMMISSION MEMBER INFORMATION ITEMS
An opportunity for members of the Commission to present brief factual information, respond to public comments, place items on the next agenda, or to request information from the Library Director.

13. DATE AND TIME OF NEXT MEETING

REGULAR MEETING
Day: Wednesday
Date: November 3, 2004
Time: 7:00 p.m. Location: Santa Rosa Central Library
Board Room, 2nd floor

13. ADJOURNMENT
By motion

Agenda support materials are available in the Library Administration Office, Third and E Streets, Santa Rosa, after 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 27, 2004.