SONOMA COUNTY LIBRARY COMMISSION
AGENDA
REGULAR MEETING

Wednesday
May 3, 2006
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
3.1. Minutes of the regular meeting of April 5, 2006
3.2. Minutes of the special meeting of April 11, 2006

4. CORRESPONDENCE

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

6. CONSENT CALENDAR
(Background memo and attachments)
These matters include routine financial and administrative actions that may be approved by a single majority vote. Any Commission member may remove an item from the Calendar.

7. ACTION ITEMS BY MOTION

7.1. Reconfirm action on Fund Development Committee recommendations
(Background memo and attachments)

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

8.1. Library Safety & Security
See Director’s Report for background

8.2. New facility planning reports
8.2.1. Southwest Santa Rosa Region
8.2.2. Northwest Santa Rosa Region
8.2.3. Sebastopol / West County Region
8.2.4. Sonoma Valley Region
8.2.5. Windsor Region

8.3. Financial Reports (Background and Attachments)
Presented for the Commission’s review
8.3.1. Claims of $2,000 or more paid subsequent to April 5, 2006
Report on claims of $2,000 or more, and certain trust fund claims, and journal vouchers, paid subsequent to April 5, 2006

8.3.2. Fiscal year 2005-2006 year-to-date revenue and expenditure reports

8.3.3. Fiscal Year 2005-2006 budget: third quarter report


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

NEW TERMS
9.1. New four-year term ending June 30, 2009.
Healdsburg Library Advisory Board - No incumbent (Gloria Hersch left the board) - Posted and ready for appointment
9.2. Sebastopol Library Advisory Board vacancy – Posted only
Laura Olzman left the board term ending June 30, 2006
9.3. Sebastopol Library Advisory Board vacancy – Posted only
K. Stager resigned term ending June 30, 2007

10. DIRECTOR’S INFORMATION ITEMS
An opportunity for the Director to share information with no action necessary

10.1. Update on Letter of Arrangement with auditing firm.
(Background memo and attachments)

10.2. Update on review of substitutes
See Director’s Report for background.

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

Day: Wednesday
Date: June 7, 2006
Time: 7:00 P.M.
Location: Santa Rosa Central Library Board Room
Third & 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, April 27, 2006.