November 28, 2007, 5-6:30 p.m.

Southdale Library, 7001 York Avenue South, Edina, MN 55435

The public is invited to all Library Board meetings.


1.   Call to Order                                                                

2.   Approval of Agenda                                                                             

3.   Approval of Minutes –  October 17, 2007

4.   Public Comment

5.   Board Member Reports

6.   Program

·         Library Board Recognition:  2007 Employee Recognition Program Department Winners for Customer Service Awards

·         2008 Funding Commitment from the Library Foundation of Hennepin County

Foundation Board President, Donna Scudder and Executive Director of the Foundation,

Jane Johnson


7.   Director's Report

·         Pre-merger review

·         Library budget hearing update


  1. New Business

·         2008 Library Board meeting dates

·         Subcommitee update - Therese VanBlarcom, Chair

·         Audit Progress Report:  Nancy Palmer, Operations Division Manager and Karen Marquardt, Director, Hennepin County Internal Audit


9.   Business Previously Addressed


10.  Acceptance of Donations


11.  Adjournment



Next Library Board Meeting

January 23, 2008, 5-6:30 p.m., at Brookdale Library, 6125 Shingle Creek Parkway, Brooklyn Center, MN 55430


Library Board Members

President, John Gibbs; Vice President, Patricia Izek; Secretary, Holly Guncheon; Claudia Kelly, David Pratt, Cynthia Steinke and Therese VanBlarcom


Library Director, Amy Ryan


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 952/847-8581 (Text Telephone at Ridgedale 952/847-8880) three work days before the meeting.


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