LIBRARY CITIZENS ADVISORY COMMITTEE
A G E N D A
August 15, 2007
Room 278 City Hall
NOTICE OF MEETING AND AGENDA
Wednesday, August 15, 2006 6 PM
San Francisco City Hall Room 278
One Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place
San Francisco , California ?94102
ORDER OF BUSINESS
I. Call to Order and Roll Call Sue Cauthen, Chair
Enne Braun, Sue Cauthen, Lucille Cuttler, Maryam Daryabegi-Farhang, Booh Edouardo, Roger Kallen, Rachelle Resnick, Douglas Ryan, Janis Seeman, Jenny Situ, Gladys Soto, Mark Vogel, Peter Warfield, Daniel Weaver (3 vacancies) 6 PM
II. Select volunteer to take the minutes (Enne Braun) 6:05 PM
III. Public Comment on any item within the jurisdiction of the Committee that is not on this agenda 6:07 PM
IV. Library Budget Presentation: Fiscal Year (FY) 06-07 (baseline service level if set aside passes in November); FY 07-08 (current services) Discussion & possible action. 6:15 PM
V. Report of the Chair and Vice Chair: LCAC support by City/SFPL; Guidelines for election activity by appointed officials: Status of controller's BLIP review and SFPL set-aside renewal campaign; branch reorganization; recruitment. 7:00 PM
VI. Brainstorming: Goals & strategies for achieving them. Member comments and suggestions, including member request for change in day of meeting. 7:30 PM
VII. Review and approve draft minutes of the July meeting 7:55 PM
VIII. Adjournment 8 PM
Library Citizens Advisory Committee Accessible Meetings Policy
To ensure the participation of the disabled public in all Commission public meetings, the following items concerning accessibility will be available:
Sign Language interpreters or note takers will be available upon request. Please contact Services for the Deaf and Hearing Impaired at 415/557-4433 (TDD) or 415/557-4434 (Voice) at least 48 hours prior to the meeting. Late requests will be honored if possible.
A sound enhancement system will be available upon request at the meetings. Please contact Services for the Deaf and Hearing Impaired at 415/557-4433 (TDD) or 415/557-4434 (Voice) at least 48 hours prior to the meeting. late requests will be honored if possible.
A person who is deaf or hearing impaired may gain meeting information prior to the meeting by calling 415/557-4433 (TDD) or 415/557-4434 (Voice). In addition, the California Relay Service can be used by individuals with hearing and speech impairments by calling 1-800/735-2929 (TDD) or 1-800/735-2992 (Voice).
Minutes of the meetings are available in alternative formats. If you require the use of a reader during the meeting, please contact the Library for the Blind and Print Handicapped at 415/557-4253 at least 48 hours in advance of the need.
Individuals with severe call the accessibility hotline at 415/554-8925 to discuss meeting accessibility. In order to assist San Franciscoâ€™s efforts to accommodate such people, attendees at public meetings are reminded that other attendees may be sensitive to various chemical-based products. Please help the City to accommodate these individuals.
Library Citizens Advisory Committee (LCAC) meetings will be held at City Hall, One Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, in Room 278, except when otherwise noticed. The LCAC meeting room is wheelchair accessible. The closest accessible BART station is Civic Center. The accessible MUNI line serving this location is the #19 Polk. For information about Muniâ€™s accessible service, please call 415/923-6142.
There is accessible parking available at 355 McAllister, Civic Center Plaza Garage. Call 415/863-1537.
Accessible seating for persons with disabilities (including those using wheelchairs) will be available at meetings.
The ringing of and use of cell phones, pagers and similar sound-producing electronic devices are prohibited at this meeting. Please be advised that the Chair may order the removal from the meeting room of any person(s) responsible for the ringing or use of a cell phone, pager, or other similar sound producing electronic devices.
KNOW YOUR RIGHTS UNDER THE SUNSHINE ORDINANCE
Governmentâ€™s duty is to serve the public, reaching its decision in full view of the public. Commissions, boards, councils and other agencies of the City and County exist to conduct the peopleâ€™s business. This ordinance assures that deliberations are conducted before the people and that City operations are open to the peopleâ€™s review. For more information on your rights under the Sunshine Ordinance or to report a violation of the ordinance, contact Frank Darby by mail to Administrator, Sunshine Ordinance Task Force, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, Room 244, San Francisco CA 94102-4689; by phone at 415 554 7724; by fax at 415 554 7854; or by email at email@example.com.
Citizens interested in obtaining a free copy of the Sunshine Ordinance can request a copy from Mr. Darby or by printing Chapter 67 of the San Francisco Administrative Code on the Internet, http://www.sfgov.org/sunshine/
San Francisco Lobbyist Ordinance
Attention: Individuals and entities that influence or attempt to influence local legislative or administrative action may be required by the San Francisco Lobbyist Ordinance [SF Campaign & Governmental Conduct code sec. 2.100] to register and report lobbying activity. For more information about the Lobbyist Ordinance, please contact the Ethics Commission at 30 Van Ness Avenue, Suite 3900, San Francisco, CA 94102, telephone (415) 581-2300, fax (415) 581-2317 and web site: sfgov.org/ethics.
Sue Cauthen, LCAC Chair 08/12/07