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CONTACT:        Jim Scheppke                         Oregon State Librarian

                                                        (503) 378-4243

October 3, 2008





The Oregon State Library Board of Trustees will meet in Room 102 at the State Library on Friday, October 17, 2008. M. Yvonne Williams of Portland will chair the meeting, which will begin at 9:30 a.m.


The Board will conduct the State Librarian’s annual performance evaluation and will hear recommendations from the Library Services Act Advisory Council about grant awards for 2009.  The Board will also consider recommendations from the Talking Book and Braille Services Advisory Council, deliberate on the Library’s Affirmative Action Plan for 2009-11, and conduct the annual review of agency head financial transactions.


An open forum will be held at approximately 1:30 p. m.  Any member of the public may address the Board on any topic during the open forum.


Sign language interpretation will be provided for the public if requested prior to 48 hours before the meeting; notice prior to 72 hours before the meeting is preferred.  Handouts of meeting materials may also be requested in alternate formats prior to 72 hours before the meeting.  Requests may be made to April Baker at 503/378-2464.




October 17, 2008

Room 102, State Library Building, Salem

M. Yvonne Williams, Chair



[From 8:30 to 9:30 a. m. Board members will meet with staff teams in their offices.*]


9:30 a.m.          Approval of the Minutes of the June 13, 2008, Meeting                                                Williams


9:45                  Biennial Performance Evaluation of the State Librarian                                                  Williams


11:15                Reports of Board Chair and Trustees                                                                           Williams

                              Executive Committee Report                                                 

                              Other Board Reports


11:30               Reports of the State Librarian and Staff                                                                                    

                              Activities Since the Last Meeting                                                                          Scheppke

                              Mid-Biennium Team Performance Evaluation Reports                        Team Representatives


12:30 p.m.        Lunch Break


1:30                  Open Forum**                                                                                                            Williams


2:30                  New Business:

                        Recommendations of the LSTA Advisory Council                                                             TBA

Revised 2009-11 Key Performance Measure Target for the Oregon

      School Library Information System                                                                      Dahlgreen

                        Recommendations of the TBABS Advisory Council                                                        Westin

                        Proposed Affirmative Action Plan for the 2009-11 Biennium                                      Scheppke

                        Post-Transaction Review of Agency Head Financial Transactions                                 Williams


4:00                 Plans for Next Board Meeting                                                                                      Williams



*    Board assignments: Hall — Government Research and Electronic Services; Henrichs — Talking Book and Braille Services; Pearl-Gent — Government Research and Electronic Services; Trow — Talking Book and Braille Services; Turner — Library Administrative Services; Williams — Library Development Services.


**  Any person may address the Oregon State Library Board of Trustees at this meeting on any topic. 



NOTE:  The times of all agenda items are approximate and subject to change.