SONOMA COUNTY LIBRARY COMMISSION

AGENDA
REGULAR MEETING
May 5, 2004
7:00 p.m.

LOCATION:   Santa Rosa Central Library
Forum 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. ANNOUNCEMENTS AND INTRODUCTIONS

3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
    
Minutes of the regular meeting of April 7, 2004 (Attachment)

4. CORRESPONDENCE
    Communications, which require no immediate action by the Commission
        1. Letter from Virginia McLaren
        2. Letter from Al Thomas
        3. Letter to Santa Rosa City Manager

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


6. ACTION ITEMS BY MOTION

    6.1 Two proposals by SEIU Local 707 (Attachment)
            Review and action
            Recommendations: See background memorandum

    6.2 FY 2003-04 Budget third quarter report (Attachment)
            Review and action
            Recommended action: Acknowledge the report

    6.3 Transfer of ownership of Amgen contractual contingent payment rights to
             the Library Commission (Attachment)
            Review and action
            Recommended action: Authorize seeking expert legal counsel

    6.4 Report on radio frequency identification (RFID) (Attachment)
            Review and action
            Recommended action: Acknowledge the report

    6.5 Report on operations financial plan development (Attachment)
            Review and action
            Recommended action: Acknowledge the report

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

    6.7 Claims of $7,000 or more, which require Commission approval (None)


7. ACTION ITEMS BY RESOLUTION

    7.1 Special Revenue Fund Policy: Hopkins bequest (Attachment)
            Review and action
            Recommended action: Adopt the resolution

8. LIBRARY ADVISORY BOARDS APPOINTMENTS AND REAPPOINTMENTS
(Attachment)
    8.1 Guerneville Library Advisory Board
        Vacancy - Unexpired term ending June 30, 2004

    8.2 Santa Rosa Libraries Advisory Board
        Vacancy - Unexpired term ending June 30, 2006

    8.3 Sonoma Valley Library Advisory Board
        Vacancy - Unexpired term ending June 30, 2005
        Vacancy - Unexpired term ending June 30, 2006

9. DISSCUSSION ITEMS
    An opportunity for Members of the Commission, and the Library Director to discuss issues.

    9.1 Claims Paid Subsequent to April 7, 2004 (Attachment)
        Report on claims of $2,000 or more, and certain trust fund claims, and journal vouchers, paid subsequent to April 7, 2004

    9.2 Fiscal issues (Attachment)
        Review and discussion

    9.3 Distribution of Library Commission agendas and minutes (Attachment)
        Review and discussion

    9.4 Distribution of Library Advisory Board rosters, agendas, and minutes (Attachment)
        Review and discussion

    9.5 Petaluma Regional Library
        Review and discussion

    9.6 Sonoma Valley Regional Library
        Review and discussion

    9.7 New Library Facility Leadership Committees
        Review and discussion
            a. Santa Rosa Southwest Region Committee
            b. Sebastopol / West County Region Committee
            c. Sonoma Valley Region Committee

    9.8 Fund Development Office
        Report and discussion

    9.9 Legislation and California Library Association Legislative Day
        Report and discussion

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

    10.1 Revenue and Expenditure Report - Fiscal Year 2003-2004 (Attachment)

    10.2 Sebastopol Regional Library circulation remodel Friends gift

11. 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.

12. CLOSED SESSION

    Public employee performance evaluation
    (Government Code 94957)
    Title: Library Director

13. OPEN SESSION
    Report on closed session

14. DATE AND TIME OF NEXT MEETING

    REGULAR MEETING
        Date: Wednesday, June 2, 2004
        Time: 7:00 p.m.
        Location: Santa Rosa Central Library Board Room

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, April 29, 2004.