Birmingham Public Library Board Minutes


July 23, 2009

8:30 a.m.

Central Library Boardroom

Meeting Called By

Gwendolyn B. Guster Welch, President

Type of Meeting

Regular Board Meeting


Trustees: Gwendolyn B. Guster Welch, President; Nell Allen, Vice-President, Thomas Adams, Gwendolyn R. Amamoo, Georgia Morgan Blair, Reverend Anthony Johnson, Judge Shanta' Owens, Samuel Rumore, Dora Sims
Staff: Irene S. Blalock, Director; Pamela O. Lyons, Associate Director
Others Present: Hannah Wolfson, Birmingham News; Carolyn Johnson, Mayor's Office; Terry Oglesby, Architect, City of Birmingham Architectural Division

Call To Order


Staff Spotlight

Committee Reports

Long Range Planning Committee Report

Personnel Committee

Director's Report

Terry Oglesby, Architect, City Of Birmingham Architectural Division

Buildings, Facilities And Projects Update

Branch Visits

Communication With Staff

Finances Update

Cotchery Foundation Event

Turning The Page Team

Board Minutes

Complete Count Committee

Awards And Gifts

Distinguished Visitors

Nashville Visit

Upcoming Events

New Business


Meeting Adjourned at approx. 10:20 a.m. with the next scheduled meeting on August 27, 2009

Submitted By

Irene S. Blalock, Director