A regular meeting of the San Francisco Public Library Commission will be held as follows: Date: Thursday, November 4, 2004 Time: 4:00 PM Place: Koret Auditorium, Main Library, lower level The meeting will be called to order. 1. PUBLIC COMMENT (This item is to allow members of the public to comment generally on matters within the Commission’s purview as well as to suggest new agenda items for the Library Commission’s consideration.) 2. APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES - ACTION Presentation of, discussion of, and possible action to approve the Minutes of the regular Commission meeting of September 16, 2004. Explanatory document: Minutes 3. APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES - ACTION Presentation of, discussion of, and possible action to approve the Minutes of the regular Commission meeting of October 7, 2004. Explanatory document: Minutes 4. CITY LIBRARIAN’S REPORT - DISCUSSION by Acting City Librarian Paul Underwood (This item is to allow the City Librarian to report on recent Library activities and make announcements) The City Librarian will report on the following subjects: recruiting for Chief Financial Officer and Chief of Branches; California Library Association (CLA) Annual Conference in San Jose, Nov. 12-16, 2004; a gift to the Western Addition Branch Library; Prop. 14 (State Library Bond) update; and exhibitions and programs. 5. PROP. E HOURS - DISCUSSION Presentation of and discussion concerning establishing service hours for the Main and Branch Libraries for the five-year period beginning January 1, 2005. Explanatory document: proposed hours of service January 1, 2005-December 31, 2009 6. COMMENDATORY RESOLUTION - ACTION Presentation of and discussion of and possible action to approve a resolution calling attention to and honoring the many significant contributions that Helen Chin, Principal of Gordon J. Lau School, has made to the betterment of San Francisco’s public libraries, particularly the Chinatown Library, and our entire community. Explanatory document: draft resolution 7. FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY REPORT - DISCUSSION (This item is to allow the Friends of the San Francisco Public Library to inform the Commission of their current and proposed activities.) 8. LABOR UNION REPORT (This item is to allow members of library labor organizations to report on employee matters within the Commission’s purview as well as to suggest new agenda items for the Library Commission’s consideration.) 9. NEW BUSINESS (This item is to allow Commissioners to introduce new agenda items for consideration.) 10. ADJOURNMENT - ACTION (requires motion and public comment) 11/1/04 - M. Housh, Commission Secretary Explanatory documents: Copies of listed explanatory documents are available as follows: (1) from the Commission Secretary/Custodian of Records, Main Library, 6th Floor, (2) in the rear of the Koret Auditorium immediately before and during the meeting, and (3)to the extent possible, on the Library's website at http://sfpl.org/. Additional materials not listed as explanatory documents on this agenda, if any, that are distributed to the Library Commissioners prior to or during the meeting in connection with any agenda item will be available to the public for inspection and copying in accordance with Government Code Section 54954.1 and Sunshine Ordinance §§ 67.9, 67.28(b)& 67.28(d).