SONOMA COUNTY LIBRARY COMMISSION

AGENDA
REGULAR MEETING

Wednesday
August 3, 2005
7:00 p.m.

Location: Central Library, Board Room, 2nd Floor
Third & E Streets
Santa Rosa, CA

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 July 6, 2005 and the special meeting of July 15, 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. PRESENTATION
Santa Rosa Assistant City Manager Marc Richardson will report on the status of the Southwest Community Park library/community center/pool concept
(Background)
Presentation and discussion

7. ACTION ITEMS BY RESOLUTION
7.1 Resolution establishing The John D. and Doreen D. Miller Endowment for the Sonoma County Library Policy
(Background & attachments)
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
(Background memo & attachments)
Review and action
Recommended action: Approve the claims

8.2 Fiscal year 2005-06 budget – technical adjustments
(Background memo & attachments)
Review and action
Recommended action: Approve the adjustments

8.3 Miller Endowment $25,000 commitment in support of design work for a new branch library in southwest Santa Rosa
(Background memo)
Review and action
Recommended action: Approve the commitment

8.4 Miller Endowment $10,000 commitment toward the purchase of new children’s books
(Background memo)
Review and action
Recommended action: Approve the commitment

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

9.1 Claims of $2,000 or more paid subsequent to July 06, 2005
(Background memo & attachment)
Report on claims of $2,000 or more, and certain trust fund claims, and journal vouchers, paid subsequent to July 06, 2005

9.2 2004-05 revenue and expenditure report
(Background memo & attachment)

9.3 Library Administration reorganization structure

9.4 New facility planning reports
1. Santa Rosa Southwest Region
2. Sebastopol / West County Region
3. Sonoma Valley Region
4. Windsor Region

9.5 Fund Development Office report

9.6 Telecommunications network and Internet service provider transition report

9.7 Technical Services Manager Jim Rosaschi report on visits to 11 Midwest libraries

9.8 Berkeley Public Library forum on radio frequency identification (RFID)
(Background & attachment)
9.9 Access to Library Commission and Library Advisory Board agendas and minutes
(Background & attachment)

10. LIBRARY ADVISORY BOARDS
Appointments and reappointments
(Background memo)

VACANCIES
10.1 Unexpired term ending June 30, 2007. Posted and ready for appointment.
a. Petaluma Library Advisory Board (Ninfa Ortiz resignation)

10.2 Unexpired term ending June 30, 2007. Posted and ready for appointment.
a. Santa Rosa Libraries Advisory Board (Barbara Ressue resignation)

10.3 Unexpired term ending June 30, 2007. Posted. ANNOUNCEMENT ONLY.
a. Windsor Library Advisory Board (Judy King resignation)

NEW TERMS
10.4 New four-year term ending June 30, 2009. Posted and ready for appointment.
a. Healdsburg Library Advisory Board
1. 4-year term. No incumbent (Gloria Hersch leaving the board)

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

11.1 Friends of Santa Rosa Libraries support commitments

11.2 Staff changes for June & July 2005
(Attachment)

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
13.1 REGULAR MEETING
Day: Wednesday
Date: September 7, 2005
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Santa Rosa Central Library
3rd & E Streets
Santa Rosa, CA

14. CLOSED SESSION
14.1 Conference with agency labor negotiator (Calif. Govt. Code 54957.6)
Agency negotiator: Molly McDermott
Employee organization: SEIU Local 707

15. OPEN SESSION
Report on Closed Session

16. 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, July 27, 2005.