draft minutes of the May 23, 2022 regular meeting — original pdf
Library Commission Meeting Minutes 23 May, 2022 REGULAR MEETING 23 May, 2022 THE LIBRARY COMMISSION MINUTES The Library Commission convened in a Regular Meeting on Monday, May 23, 2022 at the Central Library, 710 W Cesar Chavez, in Austin, Texas. Chair Smith called the Board Meeting to order at 6:00 p.m. Board Members in Attendance: Chair Mark Smith, Commission Members Julia Aguilar, Pat Dabbert, Ryan Marquess, Courtney Rosenthal, Steven Self, and Lily Trieu Board Members Absent: Vice-Chair Lynda Infante and Commission Member JC Dwyer Citizen Communication: General Carlos Leon spoke about library computers and security. 1. Welcome and Introductions Chair Smith welcomed the Commission members and took roll call of members present. 2. Approval of Minutes from the April 18, 2022 Special Called Meeting The minutes of the regular meeting were approved on a 7-0 vote. Vice Chair Infante and Commission Member Dwyer absent. 3. Briefings: Digital Inclusion Projects Update was given by Emi Johnson, Business Process Consultant Sr 4. Old Business: none 5. New Business a. Discussion on voter engagement at Austin Public Library was postponed due to illness. b. Discussion of a Library Commission planning retreat. The retreat will be held Saturday, June 18, 2022 10 a.m. to noon, at the Central Library. c. Discussion and possible action on changing the date for the June Library Commission Meeting The June meeting will be held Wednesday, June 29, 2022 at the Twin Oaks Branch. Library Commission Meeting Minutes 23 May, 2022 6. Discussion of Director’s Monthly Report for May covering programming highlights, facilities, and APL Priorities Director of Libraries, Roosevelt Weeks, gave the report. 7. Future Agenda Items Budget Presentation – June 2022 Voter Engagement – June 2022 Enhanced Library Cards – July 2022 Adjournment: Chair Smith adjourned the meeting at 7:13 p.m. without objection.