October 22, 2008 5-6:30 p.m.

Ridgedale Library, 12601 Ridgedale Drive, Minnetonka, MN 55305

The public is invited to all Library Board meetings.


1. Call to Order


2. Approval of Agenda


3. Public Comment


4. Introduction and Welcome

Hennepin County Attorney Chuck Salter


5. Program

         National Association of Counties 2008 Achievement Award for World Language Storytimes

Youth Services and Outreach Coordinator Gretchen Wronka

         MELSA Joint Powers Agreement

MELSA Executive Director Chris Olson


6. Board Member Reports


7. New Business

         Library Board Committee appointments - President Patricia Izek

         Recommendation to change Nov. 19 Library Board meeting location


8. Old Business

         2009 Operating Budget request presentation overview - Interim Director Lois Thompson

         Fee & Fine Policy Revision


9. Interim Director's Report


10. Consent

         Approval of Minutes of Sept. 24, 2008

         Acceptance of Donations


11. Adjourn


Next Library Board Meeting

November 19, 2008, 5-6:30 p.m. at Sumner Library,


Library Board Members

President Patricia Izek; Vice President Therese VanBlarcom; Secretary John Pacheco; John Gibbs, Holly Guncheon, Roger Hale, Jill Joseph, Claudia Kelly, Kathleen Lamb, John Pacheco, David Pratt, and Cynthia Steinke


Interim Library Director Lois Langer Thompson


Persons with disabilities who plan to attend this meeting who may need auxiliary aids or services such as interpreters for persons who are deaf or hard of hearing, readers, large print or Braille, are requested to contact Char Sohlberg at 612-543-8581 (Text Telephone at Ridgedale 612-543-8880) three work days before the meeting.


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