Birmingham Public Library Board Minutes


May 28, 2015

8:30 a.m.

Central Library Boardroom

Meeting Called By

Kimberly Richardson, President

Type of Meeting

Regular Board Meeting


Trustees: Kimberly Richardson, President; Samuel Rumore, Parliamentarian; Gwendolyn R. Amamoo, Vice-President; Georgia Morgan Blair, Patty A. Pilkerton, Dora Sims, Judge Scott Vowell, Katrina Watson
Board Member Not Present: 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; Olivia Alison, Director of Development; Jennifer Neely, Administrative Assistant; Jean Shanks, Coordinator; Willie Smith, Building Service Worker; Thomas Flute, Security Officer
Others Present: Nicole King, City Attorney; Terry Oglesby, City Architect; Billy Morale, CMH Architects, Inc.; John Wood, CMH Architects, Inc.; Mike Myers, City Architect Division Project Manager; Theresa Barnes, Deputy Director of PEP; Kay Kinnear, BPL Retiree; Hope Cooper, BPL Retiree; Virginia Guthrie, BPL Retiree; Deidre Powell Sims, BPL Retiree

Call To Order


Staff Spotlight, Recent Graduates

Terry Oglesby, City Architect

Committee Reports

Interim Director's Report

Overview of Activities for this Period

Other updates include the following

Libraries Visited During This Period

Eastwood, Ensley, Inglenook, North Avondale, Powderly, Pratt City, Smithfield, Springville Road, and Wylam,

Update of Library Services

Facilities Management

Accomplishment of Objectives Set Forth in Strategic Plan

Financial Report and Grants

Where I Need Your Assistance

I need assistance in moving forward with a few items which include the following:

What I Am Reading or Listening To This Month

Two other books that I am enjoying during this period include

Additional Information Provided at Board Meeting

Unfinished Business

New Business


Submitted By

Angela Fisher Hall, Secretary