Library CommissionJune 29, 2022

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LIBRARY COMMISSION SPECIAL CALLED MEETING June 29, 2022 – 6 p.m. Twin Oaks Branch 1800 S 5th St. AUSTIN, TEXAS The Library Commission shall make recommendations to the city council on matters relating to the establishment, maintenance, and operation of the public libraries. Section 2-1-150 of the City Code. Public comment will be allowed in-person or remotely by telephone. In-person General Communication & Communication on Agenda Items: The first 5 speakers signed up for public communication prior to the meeting being called to order will each be allowed a three-minute allotment to address their concerns regarding items not posted on the agenda during the time set aside for general public communication. Those who wish to speak on agenda items must be signed up prior to the meeting being called to order and will be allowed three minutes to speak when the agenda item comes up. Remote Public Communication will be allowed by telephone at the beginning of the meeting. To speak remotely, members of the public must call or email the board liaison at 512-974-7420 or no later than noon, Tuesday, June 28. Once a request to speak has been made to the board liaison, the information to call on the day of the scheduled meeting will be provided either by email or phone call. CURRENT COMMISSION MEMBERS: Julia Aguilar; Patricia Dabbert; JC Dwyer; Lynda Infante, Vice-Chair; Ryan Marquess; Courtney Rosenthal; Steven Self; Mark Smith, Chair; and Lily Trieu AGENDA CALL TO ORDER PUBLIC COMMUNICATION: GENERAL 1. Welcome and Introductions 2. Approval of Minutes from the May 23, 2022 Regular Meeting 1. Briefing: Austin Public Library FY23 Budget Overview and Forecast, Wendy Harrison, Financial Manager II 3. Old Business: none 4. New Business a. Discussion on voter engagement at Austin Public Library, Bruce Elfant, Travis County Voter Registrar and Valerie DeBill, League of Women Voters Austin, Voter Registration & Turnout Director b. Discussion of Enhanced Library Cards c. Discussion of the Library Commission Annual Internal Review and Report covering July 2021 through June 2022 5. Discussion of Director’s Report for June covering programming highlights, facilities, and APL Priorities 6. Future Agenda Items ADJOURNMENT The City of Austin is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Reasonable modifications and equal access to communications will be provided upon request. Meeting locations are planned with wheelchair access. If requiring Sign Language Interpreters or alternative formats, please give notice at least 2 days (48 hours) before the meeting date. Please call Sharon Herfurth at the Library Department, at 512- 974-7420 for additional information; TTY users route through Relay Texas at 711. For more information on the Library Commission, please contact Sharon Herfurth at 512- 974-7420 or