Birmingham Public Library Board Minutes


September 25, 2014

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; Dr. Monique Gardner-Witherspoon; Patty A. Pilkerton, Kimberly Richardson, Samuel Rumore, Dora Sims, Judge Scott Vowell, Katrina Watson, Gwendolyn B. Guster Welch
Advisory Member Present: Dr. Regina Ammon
Staff: Angela Fisher Hall, Interim Director; Edith Major, Personnel Officer; Danny Dorroh, Business Office Manager; Janine Langston, Coordinator; Olivia Alison, Director of Development; Jennifer Neely, Administrative Assistant
Others Present: Tyrone Silmon, Mayor's Office Representative; Nicole King, City Attorney; Terry Oglesby, City Architect; Hope Cooper, BPL Retiree; Kay Kinnear, BPL Retiree; Virginia Guthrie, BPL Retiree; Stephanie Perry Moore, Young Adult/Adult Novelist

Call To Order


Stephanie Perry Moore, Author

Terry Oglesby, City Architect

Nicole King, City Attorney

Committee Reports

Personnel Committee Report

Finance Committee

Executive Search Committee

Interim Director's Report

Update of Library Services

Facilities Management

Accomplishment of Objectives Set Forth in Strategic Plan

Financial Report and Grants

Where I Need Your Assistance

What I Am Reading or Listening To This Month

New Business

* Patty A. Pilkerton requested a list of all publications that the Library Director job posting will be advertised in.

Unfinished Business


Submitted By

Angela Fisher Hall, Interim Director