Birmingham Public Library Board Minutes


December 17, 2015

8:30 a.m.

Central Library Boardroom

Meeting Called By

Kimberly Richardson, President

Type of Meeting

Regular Board Meeting


Trustees: Kimberly Richardson, President; Georgia Morgan Blair, Vice-President; Patty A. Pilkerton, Samuel Rumore, Dora Sims, Judge Scott Vowell, Katrina Watson, Gwendolyn B. Guster Welch
Advisory Member Present: Dr. Regina Ammon
Staff: Angela Fisher Hall, Director; Sandra Lee, Deputy Director; Edith Major, Personnel Officer; Danny Dorroh, Business Office Manager; Olivia Alison, Director of Development; Roy Williams, Director of Public Relations; Jennifer Neely, Administrative Assistant
Others Present: Nicole King, City Attorney; Hope Cooper, Retired BPL Employee; Virginia Guthrie, Retired BPL Employee; Kay Kinnear Retired BPL Employee

Call To Order



President Kim Richardson recognized Rosemary Siler for her 35 years of service to BPL. Siler has retired and could not attend the Board Meeting. A certificate of appreciation will be shared with Siler for her contribution to BPL.

Terry Oglesby, City Architect

Terry Oglesby could not attend the meeting. His staff meeting was taking place at the same time.

Nicole King, City Attorney

Attorney King did not have any updates for the Board.

Committee Reports

Finance Committee

Long Range Planning Committee Report

Nominating Committee

Director's Report for December 2015

Overview of Activities for this Period

Libraries Visited and Community Events During This Period:

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

Angela Fisher Hall requested the board's action on the following items:

New Business


Submitted By

Angela Fisher Hall, Secretary