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Get updates The Library Advisory Committee's charge, as approved by the San Ramon City Council, is to:
  • Make recommendations to the staff, Parks and Community Services Commission, Contra Costa Library officials and City Council on the delivery of library   programs, facilities, activities, services and policies.
  • Appoint Policy, Program and Facility, standing sub-committees and other sub-committees as necessary to provide preliminary review and comment of recommendations prior to being sent to full Committee.
  • Receive and evaluate input from the community, including input from individuals and organizations on issues relevant to the library's plan of  service.
  • Act as liaison for library issues to other governmental, non-profit and   private organizations.
  • Serve as a resource and advocate to the City on library issues.
  • Provide feedback to staff on the assessment of current and future needs of   the library for the purpose of program and facility planning.
  • To review County library policies and provide input to the County on   policies for the San Ramon Library.



Cindy Alpert 
Term Expires: March 2022
Richard DeWath
Term Expires: March 2021
Kathy Gilcrest
Term Expires: March 2022
Raymond Ramirez
Term Expires: March 2021
Rocio Ross
Term Expires: March 2021
Kumaravel Nallusamy - Alternate #1
Term Expires: March 2021
Luz Gomez - Alternate #2
Term Expires: March 2022


Brad Morris - Parks & Community Services Program Manager
(925) 973-2604

Public Comment Instructions

On September 14, 2020, the Health Officer of Contra Costa County issued Order No. HO-COVID19-28 that directed that all individuals living in the county to shelter at their place of residence except that they may leave to provide or receive certain essential services or engage in certain essential activities and work for essential businesses and governmental services.

Under the Governor’s Executive Order N-29-20, meetings may utilize teleconferencing. As a precaution to protect the health and safety of staff, officials, and the general public, Committee members will not be physically in attendance, but will be available via video conference.  There will be no physical location for members of the public to participate in the meeting. We encourage members of the public to shelter in place and access the meeting online using the web-video communication application, Zoom. Zoom participants will have the opportunity to speak during Public Comment. 

This meeting will be conducted on the web-video communication platform, Zoom. In order to view or participate in this meeting, members of the public will need to download Zoom from its website, It is recommended that anyone wishing to participate in the meeting complete the download process before the start of the meeting. 

All public comment is subject to the 3 minute time restriction.

MEETING: Library Advisory Committee - October 8, 2020 at 7:00 PM


1.  Livestream online at:

Webinar ID: 943 6130 0451

2.  For audio access to the meeting by telephone, use the dial-in information below:

 +1 (669)900-6833  

         Webinar ID: 943 6130 0451 


1.  Provide live remote public comments:

From a PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone or Android device.

Webinar ID:  943 6130 0451

To supplement a PC, Mac, tablet or device without audio, please also join by phone: +1 (669)900-6833

To comment by video conference, click the “Raise Your Hand” button or *9 on your telephone to request to speak when Public Comment is being taken on the Agenda item. You will then be unmuted when it is your turn to make your comment for up to 3 minutes. After the allotted time, you will then be re-muted.

2.  Provide public written comments prior to the meeting by email, to

If you are submitting public comment via email, please do so by 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 8, 2020 to Please include “Public Comment 10/8/2020” in the subject line. In the body of the email please include your name and the item you wish to speak on. Public comments submitted will be read during Public Comment and will be subject to the regular three-minute time restriction.