Texas State Library and Archives Commission Agenda

July 30, 2013 – 9:30 a.m.

1201 Brazos Street
Lorenzo de Zavala State Archives and Library Building, 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. Approve minutes of June 3, 2013 Audit Committee and Commission meetings.
     
  2. Introductions.
     
  3. Public Comment.
     
  4. General announcements.
     
  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. Review and approve Audit Committee recommendations regarding:

    1. Review and approval of the Internal Audit of Employee Data Reporting.
    2. Review and approval of the Internal Audit of Travel Expenditures.
    3. Report on revisions to Internal Audit work plans for 2013 and 2014
       
  8. Review and approve acceptance of grants, and gifts greater than $500.
     
  9. Review and approve contracts greater than $100,000.
     
  10. Report of the Director and 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, and Communications Office), key meetings and activities, Friends of Libraries & Archives of Texas, dashboard metrics, and the status of other new or ongoing issues.
     
  11. Discussion of the timeline of significant activities in 2014 - 2017.
     
  12. Approve appointments to TexShare Advisory Board.
     
  13. Approve appointments to Library Systems Act Advisory Board
  14. Review and approve Audit Committee recommendations regarding:

    1. Review and approval of the Internal Audit of Employee Data Reporting.
    2. Review and approval of the Internal Audit of Travel Expenditures.
    3. Report on revisions to Internal Audit work plans for 2013 and 2014
       
  15. Approval to propose amendments to 13 TAC 2.119, regarding the submission of multiple grant applications.
     
  16. Approval to propose amendments to 13 TAC 2.310, regarding goals and purposes of Library Cooperation grants.
     
  17. Approval to propose amendments to 13 TAC 2.512, regarding the award criteria for TexTreasures grants.
     
  18. Approval to propose amendments to 13 TAC 2.711, regarding eligible applicants for Texas Reads grants.
     
  19. Report of the Committee on the Sam Houston Center.
     
  20. Report on the Archives & Information Services Division.
     
  21. Report on the status of suggestions made for Interim Studies.
     
  22. Report on the State & Local Records Management Division.
     
  23. Reports on agency staffing and financial information.
     
  24. Discussion of the status of the recruitment of a Director-Librarian.
     
  25. Executive session, as authorized by Texas Government Code §551.071, and §551.074, regarding consultations with attorney and personnel matters, respectively.
     
  26. Consider further actions regarding the recruitment of a Director-Librarian.

 

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