Birmingham Public Library Board Minutes


November 21, 2013

8:30 a.m.

Central Library Boardroom

Meeting Called By

Gwendolyn R. Amamoo, President

Type of Meeting

Regular Board Meeting


Trustees: Gwendolyn R. Amamoo, President; Georgia Morgan Blair, Vice-President; Patty A. Pilkerton, Kimberly Richardson, Samuel Rumore, Dora Sims, Judge Scott Vowell, Katrina Watson, Gwendolyn B. Guster Welch
Board Member Not Prsent: Dr. Monique Gardner-Witherspoon
Advisory Member Present: Dr. Regina Ammon
Staff: Irene S. Blalock, Director; Angela F. Hall, Associate Director; Danny Dorroh, Business Office Manager; Edith Major, Personnel Officer; Jim Baggett, Archives Department Head; Melinda Shelton, Webmaster
Others Present: Marcus Lundy, District 9 City Councilor; Steven Hoyt, District 8 City Concilor; Nicole King, City Attorney; Terry Oglesby, City Architect; Jim Pate, Retired BPL Employee; Kay Kinnear, Retired BPL Employee; Joseph Black, Retired BPL Employee; Hope Cooper, Retired BPL Employee; Virginia Guthrie, Retired BPL Employee; George A. McCall, Ensley Neighborhood; David Russell, Ensley Neighborhood; Magnolia Cook, Ensley Neighborhood; liie M. Files, Pratt City Neighborhood; Betty Thomas, District 9 Neighborhood; John Meehan, Village Creek Society; Fan Bailey, Ensley Neighborhood; Madison Underwood, Ensley Neighborhood; Doris Smith, Ensley Neighborhood; Artis D. Murphy

Call To Order


Star of the Month

Public Voices

Terry Oglesby, City Architect

Committee Reports

Advocacy, Fundraising, and Development Committee

Director's Report

Finance and Budget Update

Item for Board Approval

Update of Library and Director Activities

Gifts, Grants, Awards, and Donations

Upcoming Events



Submitted By

Irene S. Blalock, Secretary