Library Advisory Commission

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The City Clerk’s Office is continuously accepting applications for all Boards and Commissions. Apply here for the Library Advisory Commission.

The purpose of the Library Advisory Commission is to advise the City Council on matters relating to the Palo Alto City Library, excluding daily administrative operations. Its duties are:

The purpose of the Library Advisory Commission is to advise the City Council on matters relating to the Palo Alto City Library, excluding daily administrative operations. Its duties are:
  • to advise the City Council on planning and policy matters;
  • to review state legislative proposals that may affect the operation of the library;
  • to review the City Manager's proposed budget for capital improvements and operations relating to the library and forward comments to one or more applicable committees of the City Council;
  • to provide advice upon such other matters as the City Council may from time to time assign;
  • to receive community input concerning the library; and
  • to review and comment on fund-raising efforts on behalf of the library.

The Commission is a five member body appointed by the City Council. Terms of Commissioners are for three years, See Palo Alto Municipal Code Chapters 2.16 and 2.24. In order to be notified of vacancies and appointment procedures, you may contact the City Clerk's Office at 329-2571.

Meetings are held bi-monthly on the fourth Thursday of the month at 7:00 p.m. at 250 Hamilton Avenue. Please check the Schedule of City Meetings for exact dates, times and location.

To communicate with the Library Advisory Commission members, write to: Library Advisory Commission, P.O. Box 10250, Palo Alto, CA 94303 or send an email to: Library.Commission@CityofPaloAlto.org

Chair: Vacant
Vice Chair: Doug Hagan
Staff Liaison: Monique le Conge Ziesenhenne 650-329-2403
Council Liaison: Council Member Lydia Kou

    CHIN, Sheena
    250 Hamilton Ave., 94301
    329-2516
    Term Expires: 5/31/2019
    Biography

    HAGAN, Doug
    749 Seneca St., 94301
    650-326-2367
    Term Expires: 5/31/2020
    Biography

    MOSS, Bob
    4010 Orme St., 94306
    650-493-2178
    Term Expires: 5/31/2019
    Biography

    MURPHY, Amy
    2146 Louis Road, 94303
    Term Expires: 5/31/2020
    Biography

    WILSON, Brigham
    440 Webster Street, 94301
    763-350-3591
    Term Expires: 5/31/2020
    Biography

View all of the Current Committee Meeting Videos HERE


Past Agendas and Minutes

2017
June 29, 2017 Agenda and Packet Minutes  Video
April 27, 2017 Agenda and Packet Minutes Video
February 23, 2017 Agenda and Packet  Minutes Video
January 26, 2017 Agenda and Packet Minutes Video

2016
December 22, 2016 Cancellation      
October 27, 2016 Agenda and Packet Minutes Video
August 25, 2016 Agenda and Packet Minutes Video
June 16, 2016 Agenda and Packet Minutes Video
April 28, 2016 Agenda and Packet Minutes Video
February 25, 2016 Agenda and Packet Minutes Video
Last Updated: Jun 23, 2017