SONOMA COUNTY LIBRARY COMMISSION

AGENDA
REGULAR MEETING

Wednesday
July 6, 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 June 1, 2005, and minutes of the special meeting of June 13, 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. ACTION ITEMS BY MOTION
6.1 Claims of $7,000 or more which require Commission approval
(Background memo & attachments)
Review and action
Recommended action: Approve the claims

Claim: #1 Dynix, $11,251.00 for Network installation services: T1 at
Rincon Valley and Northwest Regional Libraries

Claim: #2 Waterworks Industries, Inc., $20,666.00 for the fountain
at Central Santa Rosa Branch

6.2 Nomination of Friends of Santa Rosa Libraries for a City of Santa Rosa merit award
(Background memo)
Review and action
Recommended action: Approve the nomination

6.3 Appoint Roger Pearson as Interim Library Director and authorize the Commission Chair to execute a contract
(Background memo)
Review and action
Recommended action: Approve the appointment and authorize the Chair to execute a contract

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

7.1 Claims of $2,000 or more paid subsequent to June 1, 2005
(Background memo & attachment)
Report on claims of $2,000 or more, and certain trust fund claims, and journal vouchers, paid subsequent to June 1, 2005

7.2 2004-05 fiscal year-to-date revenue and expenditure report
(Background memo & attachment)

7.3 Materials ordering status report

7.4 Library Administration reorganization structure

7.5 New facility planning reports

a. Report on workshop held June 6, 2005

b. New Library Facility Committees reports
1. Santa Rosa Southwest Region
2. Sebastopol / West County Region
3. Sonoma Valley Region
4. Windsor Region

7.6 Guerneville Regional Library capital improvement projects

7.7 Petaluma Regional Library capital improvement project

7.8 Fund Development Office report

7.9 Telecommunications network and Internet service provider transition report

7.10 Merger of Dynix and Sirsi
(Attachment)

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

VACANCIES

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

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

NEW TERMS

8.3 New four-year terms 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)

b. Rohnert Park-Cotati Library Advisory Board
1. 4-year term. No incumbent (Barbara Butler leaving the board)

c. Santa Rosa Libraries Advisory Board
1. 4-year term. No incumbent (Christie Fish leaving the board) 2. 4-year term. No incumbent (John Bennett leaving the board)

d. Windsor Library Advisory Board
1. 4-year term. No incumbent (Ray Goepfrisch leaving the board)

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. DATE AND TIME OF NEXT MEETING
11.1 REGULAR MEETING
Day: Wednesday
Date: August 3, 2005
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Santa Rosa Central Library
3rd & E Streets
Santa Rosa, CA

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

13. OPEN SESSION
Report on Closed Session

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 Thursday, June 30, 2005.