February 27, 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.   Approval of Minutes –  January 23, 2008

4.   Public Comment

5.  Welcome

·         Hennepin County Board Chair Commissioner Randy Johnson

·         Hennepin County Library Board President John Gibbs


6.   Board Member Reports


7.   Program

Library Board Recognition

·         Recognition of Years of Service for transferred Hennepin County Library staff


8.   Director's Report

·         United Hennepin County Library:  Overview


9.   New Business

·         Hennepin County Library Mission and Vision introduction - Carolyn Bacon, Bacon and Associates

·         Stakeholder's Event - Tuesday, March 18, 2008 from 5-7 p.m. at Minneapolis Central Library

·         Impact of ballpark revenue on Library hours - Lois Thompson, Deputy Library Director

·         Minneapolis Athenaeum


10.  Business Previously Addressed

·         Friends/Foundation Committee:  Update

·         2008 Library Board meeting locations


11.  Acceptance of Donations


12.  Adjournment


Next Library Board Meeting

March 19, 2008, 5-6:30 p.m. at Minneapolis Central Library Board Room, 300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis


Library Board Members

President John Gibbs; Vice President Patricia Izek; Secretary Holly Guncheon; Roger Hale, Jill Joseph,

Claudia Kelly, Kathleen Lamb, John Pacheco, 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 612-543-8581 (Text Telephone at Ridgedale 612-543-8880) three work days before the meeting.


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