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Montana State Library Commission Slated to Meet Feb. 8 in Helena

Legislative Update, Talking Book Library Are Among Agenda Items

Tuesday, February 7, 2017/Categories: Montana State Library/Tags:

The Montana State Library Commission will meet on Wednesday, Feb. 8 at 9:30 a.m. in the Montana State Library Grizzly Conference Room in Helena.

Agenda items include, but are not limited to:

  • Action to approve:
    • Revisions to the proposed Telework Policy
    • Revisions to the Drug & Alcohol Free Workplace Policy;
    • The FY 2017 second quarter financial report;
    • Use of up to $6,000 for the Talking Booth Library’s second sound booth; and
    • The Montana State Library Strategic Framework;
  • Presentations on:
    • Draft Library Services Technology Act Evaluation
    • An update on the Montana State Library’s legislative agenda.

Meeting materials can be found online here.

The Montana State Library Commission meets six times per year. Commissioners include Chair, Bruce Newell of Helena; Kenning Arlitsch, appointee of the Commissioner of Higher Education; Connie Eissinger of Brockway; Elsie Arntzen, Superintendent of Public Instruction; Anne Kish of Twin Bridges; Aaron LaFromboise of Browning; and Ken Wall of Missoula.

The State Library Commission sets forth policies and funding priorities that empower the State Library to meets its mission and statutory obligations and to advocate for the State Library and the Montana library and information communities whenever possible. The commission welcomes public comment on agenda items throughout the meeting.

Members of the public who wish to join the meeting remotely can find login information here.

The Montana State Library makes an effort to ensure that our meetings are held at facilities that are fully accessible to persons with mobility disabilities. If you plan to attend our program and will need services or accommodations relating to a disability, please contact Marlys Stark at 406/444-3384 at least five (5) working days prior to the meeting.

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