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OFFICIAL MEETING NOTICE
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees
Thursday, September 7, 2000
12:00 Noon
Administrative Offices
233 Post Street, 6th Floor Conference Room
San Francisco, California

AGENDA

ORDER OF BUSINESS

I.

Calling of the Meeting to Order - Diane B. Wilsey, President

 
     

II.

Calling of the Roll

 
     
 

Trustees:

    Alvin H. Baum, Jr.
    Belva Davis, Vice President/Civic Affairs and Audience Development
    Dagmar Dolby, Vice President/Annual Support
    Richard P. Essey
    Richard H. Finn, Vice President/Finance
    George Hecksher
    J. Burgess Jamieson
    Diane B. Lloyd-Butler, Vice President/Marketing and Communications
    J. Alec Merriam, Vice President
    Nion T. McEvoy
    Michael O’Neill
    Shelagh Rohlen
    Diane B. Wilsey, President

 
     
 

There will be an opportunity for public comment on each agenda item.

 
     

III.

Report of the President - Diane B. Wilsey

 
     
 

A. Consideration and Possible Action to Approve the Minutes of the June 8, 2000 Meeting of the Board of Trustees (See Appendix A - Draft Minutes)

Action

     
 

B. Report on Recent Developments Regarding the Plans to Build a New

    de Young Museum in Golden Gate Park

    1. Report on a Resolution Creating the Children’s Campaign for the New de Young Museum Adopted by the Board Of Education of the San Francisco Unified School District on August 22, 2000 (See Appendix B - Board of Education Resolution Adopted on August 22, 2000)

Discussion

Discussion

     
 

C. Consideration and Possible Action to Adopt a Resolution Setting the

    2001 Executive Committee Meeting Dates

    RESOLVED, That the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco does hereby set the following dates, times and location for its 2001 regular meetings:

    Date Time Location

    Thursday, February 8, 2001 noon 233 Post Street, SF
    Thursday, March 22, 2001 noon 233 Post Street, SF
    Thursday, May 10, 2001 noon 233 Post Street, SF
    Thursday, September 13, 2001 noon 233 Post Street, SF
    Thursday, November 8, 2001 noon 233 Post Street, SF
    Thursday, December 13, 2001 noon 233 Post Street, SF

Action

     
 

D. Consideration and Possible Action to Adopt a Resolution Changing the Date of the October 11, 2001 Board of Trustees Meeting

    RESOLVED, That the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco does hereby change the date of the October 11, 2001 meeting of the Board of Trustees as set by the Board of Trustees at its June 8, 2000 meeting to Thursday, October 18, 2001, at 3 p.m., in the Board Room of the California Palace of the Legion of Honor.

Action

     
 

E. Other Informational Items

Discussion

IV.

Director’s Report - Harry S. Parker III

 
     
 

A. Consideration and Possible Action to Approve Loan Requests (See Appendix C - Loan Requests)

Action

     
 

B. Consideration and Possible Action to Adopt a Resolution to Change the Free Admission Day at the California Palace of the Legion of Honor to the First Wednesday of Each Month from the Second Wednesday and to Extend the Hours of the Free Admission Day into the Evening

WHEREAS, Free admission days at the Fine Arts Museums have always been popular with the public; and

WHEREAS, During the four and one-half year period the de Young Museum is closed to the public beginning January 1, 2001, many of the de Young activities and its visitors will move to the Legion of Honor, making it desirable to change the Legion’s free day to the standard of the first Wednesday of each month; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That free admission day at the Legion of Honor will be changed to the first Wednesday of each month from the second Wednesday effective January 1, 2001; and, be it

FURTHER RESOLVED, That the hours of the free admission day at the Legion of Honor on the first Wednesday of each month will extend into the evening until 8:45 p.m.

Action

     
 

C. Report and Possible Action to Authorize the Director of Museums to Enter into A Memorandum of Understanding Between the Fine Arts Museums and the Recreation and Park Department Regarding the Departments’ On-going Collaboration and Consultation with Respect to the Use of the de Young Museum’s Site, Improvements Contemplated for Golden Gate Park, and Concourse Area Special Events

Action

     
 

D. Report on de Young Museum Activities during Period of Closure

Discussion

     
 

E. Report on Draft Record Retention and Destruction Policy for the Fine Arts Museums Required by Chapter 8 of the San Francisco Administrative Code

Discussion

     
 

F. Current and Future Exhibits

Discussion

     
 

G. Personnel Report

Discussion

     
 

H. Other Informational Items

Discussion

     

V.

Public Comment

Members of the public may address the Executive Committee on items not on the agenda that are within the subject matter jurisdiction of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. Speakers may address the Executive Committee for up to three minutes; the President or the Executive Committee may limit the total comment to thirty minutes.

 
     

VI.

Meeting Schedule, Future Events and Current and Future Exhibits (See Appendix D - List of Board and Executive Committee Meetings, Events and Exhibitions)

Discussion

     

VII.

Adjournment in Memory of Jack MacGregor, Former Director of the

M. H. de Young Memorial Museum - Diane B. Wilsey, President

Action

Public Meeting Requirements Relating to Accessibility

The subsequent information is in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA); the following will be made available upon request: (1) American sign language interpreters; (2) a sound enhancement system; (3) a meeting agenda available in alternative formats; and (4) a reader during the meeting. To arrange for these services, please contact Judy Gough at (415) 750-3669 at least two working days prior to a meeting. A late request will be honored if possible. Minutes of the meeting will be made in alternative formats upon request. Meeting agendas are available on the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco website, www.thinker.org.

In order to assist the City’s efforts to accommodate persons with severe allergies, environmental illnesses, multiple chemical sensitivity or related disabilities, those attending public meetings are reminded that others may be sensitive to various chemical based products. Please help the City to accommodate these individuals.

For access to 233 Post Street by BART, get off at the Montgomery Street Station. MUNI’s wheelchair-accessible No. 38 line may also be taken to Geary and Stockton Streets, as well as wheelchair-accessible No. 2 line (east bound), which stops close to 233 Post Street. For more information about MUNI’s accessible services, call (415) 923-6142. Accessible parking space (disabled-designated) is available at the Stockton-Sutter Parking Garage.

Accessible seating for persons with disabilities (including those using wheelchairs) will be available. For Telecommunication Device for the Deaf (TDD), the Museums use the California Relay Service.

Know Your Rights Under the Sunshine Ordinance

Government’s duty is to serve the public, reaching its decisions in full view of the public. Commissions, boards, councils, and other agencies of the City and County exist to conduct the people’s business. This ordinance assures that deliberations are conducted before the people and that City operations are open to the people’s review. For more information on your rights under the Sunshine Ordinance (Chapter 67 of the San Francisco Administrative Code) or to report a violation of the ordinance, contact the Sunshine Ordinance Task Force:

Donna Hall, Administrator

    Sunshine Ordinance Task Force
    City Hall, Room 244
    1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place
    San Francisco, CA 94102-4689

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    Office: (415) 554-7724
    Fax: (415) 554-5163
    E-mail: Donna_Hall@ci.sf.ca.us

Copies of the Sunshine Ordinance can be obtained from the Clerk of the Sunshine Task Force, the San Francisco

Public Library and on the City’s website at www.ci.sf.ca.us/sfbos.org/sunshine.

If you are unable to attend the meeting, you may submit written comments to Judy Gough, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, 233 Post Street, 6th Floor, San Francisco, CA, 94108. Public documents referred to in the agenda may be inspected at the Administrative Offices of the Fine Arts Museums located at 233 Post Street, 6th Floor, San Francisco, CA, 94108. Please contact Judy Gough at (415) 750-3669 to make arrangements.

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