Library CommissionJuly 25, 2022

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1. 2. 3. 4. REGULAR MEETING of the LIBRARYCOMMISSION July 25, 2022 – 6 p.m. Hampton Branch at Oak Hill 5125 Convict Hill Rd. AUSTIN, TEXAS Public comment will be allowed in-person or remotely via telephone. Speakers may only register to speak on an item once either in-person or remotely and will be allowed up to three minutes to provide their comments. Registration no later than noon the day before the meeting is required for remote participation by telephone. To register to speak remotely, call or email Sharon Herfurth, 512-974-7420, CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS/COMMISSIONERS: Mark Smith, Chair; Lynda Infante, Vice Chair; Julia Aguilar; Patricia Dabbert; JC Dwyer; Cristina Masters; Courtney Rosenthal; and Steven Self CALL TO ORDER PUBLIC COMMUNICATION: GENERAL AGENDA The first five speakers signed up 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. APPROVAL OF MINUTES Approve the minutes of the LIBRARY COMMISSION SPECIAL CALLED MEETING on June 18, 2022. Approve the minutes of the LIBRARY COMMISSION SPECIAL CALLED MEETING on June 29, 2922. DISCUSSION ITEMS Presentation by CapMetro, Potential Fare Programs and Free Bus Pass distribution at APL branches, Grace Nguyen, Community Engagement, Capital Metro Presentation by Group 4, Architecture, Research + Planning, Austin Public Library Strategic Plan 5. Discussion of the July Director’s Report covering public programming highlights, facilities, and APL priorities. DISCUSSION AND ACTION ITEMS 6. Approve a recommendation in support of the FY23 Austin Public Library budget 7. Discussion and possible action on creating working groups for Library Commission training and development, Community Engagement, and Enhanced Library Cards Report and possible action on a recommendation about Enhanced Library Cards 8. WORKING GROUP UPDATES FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS 9. Update from the Freedom to Read Working Group ADJOURNMENT The City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American 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 at 512-974-7420 or 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 the Library Department, call Sharon Herfurth at