SONOMA COUNTY LIBRARY COMMISSION

AGENDA
REGULAR MONTHLY MEETING

Wednesday
March 2, 2005
7:00 p.m.

LOCATION: Santa Rosa Central Library
Third and E Streets, Santa Rosa
Board Room (second floor)

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. CALL TO ORDER

2. ANNOUNCEMENTS AND INTRODUCTIONS

3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Minutes of the regular meeting of January 19, 2005 and special meeting of
February 2, 2005
(Background memo & attachments)

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. STAFF PRESENTATION: ADULT LITERACY PROGRAM
(Background memo & attachment)
A presentation by Ruth Maloney, Administrative Aide, and Christina Evans, Contractor, Sonoma County Library Adult Literacy Program

7. ACTION ITEMS BY MOTION
7.1 Claims of $7,000 or more which require Commission approval
(Background memo & attachment)
Review and action
Recommended action: Approve the claims

7.2 Director's report for January and February 2005
(Background memo & attachment)
Review and action
Recommended action: Acknowledge the report

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

8.1 Claims paid subsequent to February 9, 2005
(Background memo & attachment)
Report on claims of $2,000 or more, and certain trust fund claims, and journal vouchers, paid subsequent to February 9, 2005

8.2 2004-05 fiscal year-to-date revenue and expenditure report
(Background memo & attachment)

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

b. Sebastopol / West County Region
New Library Facility Leadership Committee report

c. Sonoma Valley Region
New Library Facility Leadership Committee report

d. Tour of libraries

8.4 Fund Development Program report – Peter Hunter
(Background memo)

8.5 Technical Processing progress report
(Background memo)

8.6 Workers’ compensation summary report
(Background memo & attachment)

8.7 Library Technician II & III current salary range
(Background memo)

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

10. 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.

11. AGENCY LABOR NEGOTIATOR
11.1 Library agency labor negotiator identified (Govt. Code 94957.6):
Molly McDermott, Assistant Library Director

12. CLOSED SESSION
12.1 Conference with agency labor negotiator (Govt. Code 94957.6)
Agency negotiator: Molly McDermott
Employee organization: SEIU Local 707

13. OPEN SESSION
Report on Closed Session

14. DATE AND TIME OF NEXT MEETING

REGULAR MEETING
Date: Wednesday, April 6, 2005
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Rincon Valley Regional Library
6959 Montecito Boulevard

Santa Rosa, CA

15. 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, February 24, 2005.