SONOMA COUNTY LIBRARY COMMISSION

AGENDA
REGULAR MONTHLY MEETING

Wednesday
December 1, 2004
7:00 p.m.

LOCATION:
Santa Rosa Central Library
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. CALL TO ORDER

2. ANNOUNCEMENTS AND INTRODUCTIONS
Jim Wilson, Vice President and Senior Library Advisor, Dynix, Inc., will be introduced by Technical Services Manager Jim Rosaschi

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

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. ACTION ITEMS BY MOTION, PART I
6.1 Audit report for year ended June 30, 2004 (Attachment)
Report presented by June Nguyen, Senior Auditor, Pisenti & Brinker, and Elissa Alfano, Library Administrative Services Manager
Review and action
Recommended action: Accept the report

7. PRESENTATION
Facilities Coordinator Jim Fullmer and Assistant Library Director Molly McDermott to present an overview of buildings and grounds operations and maintenance (Attachment)

8. ACTION ITEMS BY MOTION, PART II
8.1 Claims of $7,000 or more which require Commission approval (Attachment)
Review and action
Recommended action: Approve the claim

8.2 Legislative platform for 2005 (Attachment)
Review and action
Recommended action: Approve the 2005 legislative platform

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

9. LIBRARY ADVISORY BOARDS
Appointments and reappointments (Attachment)

9.1 Sebastopol Library Advisory Board
Term ending June 30, 2007
Posted and ready for appointment

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

10.1 Claims paid subsequent to November 3, 2004 (Attachment)
Report on claims of $2,000 or more, and certain trust fund claims, and journal vouchers, paid subsequent to November 3, 2004

10.2 2004-05 fiscal year-to-date revenue and expenditure report (Attachment)

10.3 Library ballot measures in California (Attachment)

10.4 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. Windsor Region
New Library Facility Leadership Committee report

10.5 Book delivery program at Marin County Free Library (Attachment)

10.6 Commission ad hoc committee on Library Administration transition report (Attachment)

10.7 Correspondence from Lorraine Bazan (Attachment)

10.8 Correspondence from Nick Alva (Attachment)

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

11. 1 California Library Association annual conference

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

REGULAR MEETING
Day: Wednesday
Date: January 5, 2005
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Santa Rosa Central Library
Board Room, 2nd floor

14. 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 Tuesday, November 23, 2004.