Texas State Library and Archives Commission
April 8, 2022, 9:00 a.m.

In person:

Lorenzo de Zavala State Archives and Library Building 
1201 Brazos, Austin, Texas 78701

By video
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+1 346 248 7799
Meeting ID: 886 0602 9497

The April 8, 2022, meeting of the Texas State Library and Archives Commission (Commission) will be held in person at the Lorenzo de Zavala State Archives and Library Building. This location will be open to the public during the open portions of the meeting. Members of the public may also access this meeting by Zoom or telephone using the information provided above. Important information about this meeting, including how to participate remotely, listen by phone, provide public comment, or request special accommodations is available at the end of the agenda.

The Commission may deliberate and/or take action on any of the posted agenda items. Agenda item numbers are assigned for ease of reference only and do not necessarily reflect the order of their consideration by the Commission. The Commission may go into executive session on any agenda item listed below, as authorized by the Open Meetings Act, Texas Gov't Code, Chapter 551.



 Welcome and introductions. 


 Roll call for members and establishment of a quorum.


 Approval of minutes of February 17 and 18, 2022, Commission meetings.

 Public Comment.

 Conflict of interest disclosures.

Acceptance of a gift of $500 or greater. 
Larry Staub gift of $1000 to the Talking Book Program (TBP); Ben Davis gift of $500 to TBP; and annual donation of$5,856 from AT&T Mobility to the State and Local Records Management division.


 Approval of the following contracts greater than $100,000, contract renewals, and amendments. 
Urban Libraries Council, EDGE technology assessment tool for public libraries ($90,000); DIR-approved vendor to manage the Infolinx/Gimmal legacy system (one year not-to-exceed $150,000).

 Review draft of Agency Strategic Plan, 2023-2027. 

 Approval of collection development resource guide for public school libraries. 

 Update on process for a targeted review of School Library Programs: Standards and Guidelines for Texas,13 TAC §4.1. 

 Update on Federal American Rescue Plan Act projects. 

 Approval of fee schedules for state records storage and imaging costs under 13 TAC §6.121, 
Micrographics Services Fee Schedule, and 13 TAC §6.122, Records Storage Services Fee Schedule.

 Appointment of TexShare Advisory Board Member.

 Report on the evaluation of TSLAC’s Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) activities (2018-2022). 

 Update on LSTA five-year plan for 2023-2027. 

 Report of the Director & Librarian: may include information or updates on agency programs (Talking Book, Library Resource Sharing, Library Development including e-resources solicitation, Information Technology Services, State and Local Records Management, Archives & Information Services, Administrative Services, Communications Office, and Center for the Book). The report also includes activities of the Texas Libraries and Archives Foundation. 

 Report on agency expenditures summary. 

 Imaging demonstration on joint project of the archives and state and local records staff.


   The Commission may go into Executive Session under one or more of the following provisions of the Open Meetings Act, Government Code, Chapter 551:
  • §551.071: Consultation with and advice from legal counsel regarding any item on this agenda, pending or contemplated litigation, or other legal matters
  • §551.076: Deliberation regarding security matters, including security personnel or devices or a security audit

 Future commission meeting dates. 


How to watch or listen to the meeting remotely:
Members of the public who wish to watch the commission meeting remotely should register for the meeting using the Zoom link above. Members of the public who wish to listen to the meeting by telephone should dial 1 346 248 7799, Meeting ID: 886 0602 9497.

How to provide public comment:
Members of the public who wish to provide public comment to the commission, either on a posted agenda item or during the public comment portion of the meeting, may attend the meeting in person at the address above, register for the meeting using the Zoom link provided above and provide comments via Zoom*, or submit public comment by email to Bettina Williams at bwilliams@tsl.texas.gov by Wednesday, April 6. Written comments received by email will be read aloud during the public comment portion of the meeting.

*If you wish to provide comment remotely (by Zoom), you must contact Bettina Williams (bwilliams@tsl.texas.gov) no later than Wednesday, 4/6/22.

How to ask for an accommodation:
Any individual with a disability who plans to attend this meeting and requires auxiliary aids or services should notify the commission as far in advance as possible, but no less than two days in advance, so that appropriate arrangements can be made. Contact Bettina Williams by telephone at (512) 463-5460.


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