MARINet Board Retreat Agenda

February 3, 2005   9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

China Cabin, 52 Beach Road, Belvedere, CA  94920


              I.      Public Comment Period


           II.      An opportunity for any citizen to address the MARINet Board on any MARINet matter. Please limit statements to 3 minutes.


         III.      Introduction of any guests.


        IV.      Additions to the agenda (This agenda is not final. Board members may add to the agenda up to the date of the meeting.)


           V.      Retreat Business

A.     Review of Board Goals for 2004-2005


B.     Consultants’ Report, July 30, 2001:  MARINet Network Assessment:  Review and Discussion


C.     Setting Priorities for MARINet staff


D.     Decision making and communications, including

a.       Waldo

b.      MARINet Committee structure


Break for Lunch  12:30 – 1:30


E.      Budget Review for 2005/2006; Projects with a budget impact:  

a.       OCLC World Cat

b.      WebBridge

c.       Mobile Collections

d.      Meta Search products

e.       New Server


F.      Web Page discussion (may need to move to the library for this presentation)


G.     Shared Services and Interests

a.       Grant possibilities and shared grant writer

b.      Entrepreneurial use of MARINet page       

c.       Electronic access to existing magazine subscriptions through WAM

d.      Shared databases

e.       Marketing our shared services

f.        Coordinated collection development possibilities


H.     III and future service potentials


The agenda is available in alternative formats if requested at least three (3) days prior to the meeting.  Assertive listening devices, sign language interpretation and other reasonable accommodations are available, consistent with the ADA guidelines, with at least three (3) days notice.