October 17, 2007, 5-6:30 p.m.

Ridgedale Library, 12601 Ridgedale Drive, Minnetonka, MN 55343

The public is invited to all Library Board meetings.


1.   Call to Order                                                                

2.   Approval of Agenda                                                                             

3.   Approval of Minutes –  September 26, 2007

4.   Public Comment

5.   Board Member Reports

6.   Program

·         Pre-merger transactional documents, Susan Segal, Hennepin County Attorney's Office

·         Review of Library Board Bylaws, Susan Segal, Hennepin County Attorney's Office


7.   Director's Report

·         Pre-merger review

·         Post-merger Library Board governance discussion


  1. New Business

·         “Priority Ideas for Development and Implementation in 2008” discussion (attached)


9.   Business Previously Addressed

·         Library budget hearing October 29, 1:00 p.m., Government Center, A-24 County Board Room (reminder)


10.  Acceptance of Donations


11.  Adjournment




Next Library Board Meeting

November 28, 2007, 5-6:30 p.m., at Southdale Library, 7001 York Avenue South, Edina, MN 55435


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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