SONOMA COUNTY LIBRARY COMMISSION

AGENDA
REGULAR MEETING

Wednesday
December 7, 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 November 2, 2005
(Background memo & attachments)

4. CORRESPONDENCE

Letters for review:
Response letter to Sonoma County Historical Society
Response letter to Chris Peasley, President Windsor Library Advisory Board

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

6. PRESENTATION
Progress report on processing materials by Manager System and Technical Services Jim Rosaschi


7. ACTION ITEMS BY MOTION

7.1 Claims of $7,000 or more, which require Commission approval
(Background memo and attachment)

7.2 Sexual Harassment Policy
(Background memo and attachment)
Review and action

7.3 Climate Protection Campaign
(Background memo and attachment)

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

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

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

8.2 2005-06 revenue and expenditure report
(Background memo & attachment)

8.3 Fund Development Office report

8.4 Earthquake preparedness

8.5 Review Special Budget meeting date

8.6 Commission and Library Advisory Board Minutes and Agenda distribution
(Background memo and attachment)

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

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

VACANCIES

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

9.2 Unexpired term ending June 30, 2008. Posted and ready for appointment
a. Cloverdale Library Advisory Board (Joan Gravell resignation)

9.3 Unexpired term ending June 30, 2008. Posted and ready for appointment
a. Healdsburg Library Advisory Board (Patty Wilson resignation)

9.4 Unexpired term ending June 30, 2008. Posted only
a. Santa Rosa Library Advisory Board (Lilia Perez-Delgado resignation)

NEW TERMS

9.5 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)

10. DIRECTOR’S INFORMATION ITEMS

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. DATE AND TIME OF NEXT MEETING

12.1 REGULAR MEETING
Day: Wednesday
Date: January 4, 2005
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Santa Rosa Central Library Board Room
Following event: 3rd & E Streets
Santa Rosa, CA

13. 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, December 1, 2005.