Texas State Library and Archives Commission Agenda

June 5, 2017 – 8:30 a.m.

Lorenzo de Zavala State Archives and Library Building
1201 Brazos Street, Austin, Texas

The Library and Archives Commission may deliberate on and/or take action on any of the following agenda items.

The commission may go into executive session on any agenda item, as authorized by the Open Meetings Act, Gov't Code Chapter 551.


  1. Welcome, introductions, and general announcements.

  2. Consideration of commemorative resolutions.

  3. Approve minutes of April 19 commission meeting.

  4. Public Comment.

  5. Conflict of interest disclosures.

  6. Review of consent agenda: non-substantive corrections in other agenda items such as spelling, numbering, punctuation, grammar, or other revisions.

  7. Report on TSLAC partnership with Texas Workforce Commission.

  8. Review and approve the following contracts greater than $100,000, contract renewals, and amendments:

    Texas Facilities Commission, $125,400; Counting Opinions (SQUIRE), Ltd., $152,500; Middle Country Public Library, $144,000; Pronunciator, $595,000; the following renewals at no cost: EBSCO (Flipster); Teton Data (Stat!Ref).

  9. Report on current status and future plans for renovation and repair work at the Sam Houston Regional Library and Research Center.

  10. Demonstration of online information resources.

  11. Report on status of Sunset Review.

  12. Report on 85th Legislative Session.

  13. Report of the Director & Librarian: may include information or updates on agency programs (Talking Book, Library Resource Sharing, Library Development, Information Resources Technologies, State and Local Records Management, Archives & Information Services, Administrative Services, Communications Office, and Center for the Book). Also includes key meetings and activities, Friends of Libraries & Archives of Texas, and the status of other new or ongoing issues.

  14. Review and approve LSTA 5-year plan.

  15. Report on agency financial information.

  16. Executive Session under the Open Meetings Act, Texas Government Code, Chapter 551, including but not limited to §551.071(1)(A), for consultation with legal counsel to discuss pending or contemplated administrative actions and pending or contemplated litigation including the Ambonare contract, Tex. Gov’t Code, Ch. 2260 claim.


Meeting Accessibility: Under the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Library and Archives Commission, upon request, will provide auxiliary aids and services. Those requesting auxiliary aids or services should notify Tracy Lash at the Library and Archives Commission, 1201 Brazos St., Austin, TX 78701, (512) 463-5460, tlash@tsl.texas.gov, or RELAY Texas (TTY: 7-1-1), as far in advance of the meeting as possible.

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