Birmingham Public Library Board Minutes


November 17, 2011

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; Dora Sims, Vice-President, Nell Allen, Gwendolyn R. Amamoo, Georgia Morgan Blair, Reverend Anthony Johnson, Judge Scott Vowell
Trustees Not Present: Samuel Rumore, Katrina Watson
Advisory Member Not Present: Patricia Rumore
Staff: Angela F. Hall, Associate Director, Edith Major, Danny Dorroh, Jennifer Neely, Candice Hardy, William Bowie, Ben Petersen, Willie Smith, Garry Thomas, Charla Draper, Reba Williams
Others Present: Fred Fullerton, Assistant City Attorney; Frank Golden, BPL Retiree

Call To Order



Staff Spotlight

Terry Oglesby, City Architect's Office

Committee Reports

Personnel Committee

Unfinished Business

New Business

Director's Report

Finance and Budget Update

Director's Activities


Gifts and Grants Received

Current and Upcoming Events


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Additions to Director's Report (Angela Hall)


Submitted By

Irene S. Blalock, Director