Texas State Library and Archives Commission
Agenda
July 14, 2022, 1:00 p.m.
Lorenzo de Zavala State Archives and Library Building 
1201 Brazos, Austin, Texas 78701

Videoconference meeting
Registration URL:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81679926105

LISTEN ONLY number: 1-346-248-7799
Meeting ID: 816 7992 6105
 


The July 14, 2022 meeting of the Libraries and Talking Book Committee (Committee) of the Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) will be held by videoconference as authorized by Texas Government Code §551.127.  TSLAC intends to have the presiding officer physically present 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. 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 Committee may deliberate and/or take action on any of the posted agenda items. The Committee may go into executive session on any agenda item listed below, as authorized by the Open Meetings Act, Texas Government Code, Chapter 551. A quorum of the full Texas State Library and Archives Commission may attend the Committee meeting for information-gathering and discussion.  However, Commission members who are not Committee members will not vote on any Committee agenda items, nor will any Commission action be taken.


  OPENING ITEMS

 1.

 Welcome and introductions. 

2.

 Roll call for members and establishment of a quorum.

3.

 Approval of minutes of the February 11, 2022 meeting.


4.
 
 Public Comment. Members of the public should state their full name and organization affiliation, if any, before speaking.

5.
 
 Conflict of interest disclosures.
  BRIEFINGS AND ACTION ITEMS

6.
 

 Update on targeted review of School Library Programs: Standards and Guidelines for Texas


7.
 

 Discussion of draft of proposed new 13 TAC §8.1, Definitions, and new 13 TAC §8.6, Request for Reconsideration of Electronic Resources
 

8.
 
 Update on the Talking Book Program
9.  
 Update on public library matters, which may include broadband and digital inclusion initiatives and the ongoing impact of the pandemic.
 
10.  
 Adjournment.
 

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: 816 7992 6105

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. Written comments received by email will be read aloud during the public comment portion of the meeting. Public comments will be limited to 5 minutes.

*If you wish to provide comment remotely (by Zoom), you must contact Bettina Williams at bwilliams@tsl.texas.gov no later than Tuesday, 7/12/22.

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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