SONOMA COUNTY LIBRARY COMMISSION
AGENDA

SPECIAL MEETING
Fiscal Year 2005-06 Budget Planning Workshop

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 19, 2005
9:00 a.m.

LOCATION: Santa Rosa Central Library
Board Room
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.


1. CONVENING

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

3. INTRODUCTIONS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS


4. BUDGET WORKSHOP DISCUSSION ITEMS

(Background memo & attachments)

Note: The business of this agenda item will be interrupted for the 11:00 a.m. presentation.

4.1 Preliminary 2005-06 budgetary facts and policy issues
a. Fiscal year 2004-05 mid-year budget report
b. Three-year financial projections
c. Fund Balance and Special Revenue Funds
d. Revenue and expenditure assumptions
e. Policy issues and strategic planning

4.2 Provide direction to Library Administration

4.3 Budget-related action items for next regular meeting agenda

11:00 A.M. PRESENTATION

5. PRESENTATION
Richard Hall, California State Library
Topic: Public revenue sources and financing mechanisms potentially available to California public libraries

6. LEGISLATION
6.1 Announcement of appointment dates and times for California Library Association Legislative Day in the District

7. LIBRARY DIRECTOR’S INFORMATION ITEMS

8. COMMISSION MEMBER INFORMATION ITEMS

9. DATE AND TIME OF NEXT MEETINGS
REGULAR MEETING
Day: Wednesday
Date: February 2, 2005
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Santa Rosa Central Library, 2nd floor

10. 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 Thursday, January 13, 2005.