May 28, 2008 5-6:30 p.m.

Northeast Library, 2200 Central Avenue Northeast, Minneapolis, MN 55418

The public is invited to all Library Board meetings.


1.   Call to Order                                                                

2.   Approval of Agenda                                                                             

3.   Approval of Minutes – April 16, 2008

4.   Public Comment

5.   Program

·         Northeast Library Overview:  Lois Porfiri, Senior Librarian Northeast Library

·         Northeast Library Capital Project:  Lois Thompson, Deputy Library Director

·         2007 Governor's Safety Award:  Nancy Palmer, Operations Division Director


6.   New Business

·         Off the Shelf Gala: Library Foundation of Hennepin County Board and Gala Co-Chair Jenny Skinner

·         Approval of Golden Valley Library Art Proposal:  Lois Thompson


7    Director's Report

·         2009 Operating Budget Request


8.   Business Previously Addressed

·         Mission and Vision Discussion: Carolyn Bacon, Bacon and Associates


9.   Acceptance of Donations


10.   Board Member Reports

11.   Adjournment



Next Library Board Meeting

June 25, 5-6:30 p.m., Ridgedale Library, Robert H. Rohlf Meeting Room (first floor), 12601 Ridegedale Drive, Minnetonka, MN 55305


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, David Pratt and Cynthia Steinke


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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