SONOMA COUNTY LIBRARY COMMISSION

AGENDA
REGULAR MEETING

Wednesday
November 2, 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 October 5, 2005
(Background memo & attachments)

4. CORRESPONDENCE
Council on Aging response

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

6. PRESENTATION
Windsor Regional Library - Branch Manager Anne Marie Murphy

7. ACTION ITEMS BY RESOLUTION

7.1 Management and Confidential Library Employee Benefits
(Background and Attachment)
Resolution adopting management and confidential Library employee benefits for fiscal year 2005-2006
Recommended action: Adopt the resolution

7.2 Resolution commending Library Director Thomas Trice on the occasion of his retirement
(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)

8.2 Audit report for year ended June 30, 2005
(Background memo)
Review and action
Recommended action: Approve the motion

8.3 Director’s report for October 2005
(Background memo and attachment)
Review and action
Recommend action: Acknowledge the report

8.4 Sonoma County Library holiday schedule for 2006
(Attachment)
Review and action
Recommended action: Adopt the 2006 holiday schedule

8.5 Sonoma County Library Commission meeting schedule for 2006
(Attachment)
Review and action
Recommended action: Adopt the 2006 meeting schedule

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 October 5, 2005
(Background memo & attachment)
Report on claims of $2,000 or more, and certain trust fund claims, and journal vouchers, paid subsequent to October 5, 2005

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

9.3 Library Administration reorganization structure

9.4 Fund Development Office report

9.6 Earthquake preparedness

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

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

VACANCIES

10.1 Unexpired term ending June 30, 2007. Posted and ready for appointment.
a. Windsor Library Advisory Board (Judy King resignation)

10.2 Unexpired term ending June 30, 2008. Posted 10-14-05
a. Cloverdale Library Advisory Board (Joan Gravell resignation)

10.3 Unexpired term ending June 30, 2008. Posted 10-07-05
a. Healdsburg Library Advisory Board (Patty Wilson 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
a) Climate Protection Campaign

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. CLOSED SESSION

13.1 Consideration of appointment or employment of Library Director
(California Govt. Code 54957)
Title: Library Director

14. OPEN SESSION

14.1 Report/Action from closed session

15. DATE AND TIME OF NEXT MEETING

15.1 REGULAR MEETING
Day: Wednesday
Date: December 7, 2005
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Santa Rosa Central Library Board Room
Following event: 3rd & E Streets
Santa Rosa, CA

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, Thursday, October 27, 2005.