Birmingham Public Library Board Minutes


January 28, 2016

8:30 a.m.

Central Library Boardroom

Meeting Called By

Kimberly Richardson, President

Type of Meeting

Regular Board Meeting


Trustees: Kimberly Richardson, President; Gwendolyn R. Amamoo, Vice-President; Georgia Morgan Blair, Patty A. Pilkerton, Samuel Rumore, Dora Sims, Judge Scott Vowell, Gwendolyn B. Guster Welch
Board Member Not Present: Katrina Watson
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; Melinda Shelton, Webmaster; Jared Millet, Collection Management Coordinator
Others Present: Michelle Dean, Assistant to Council President Johnathan Austin; BPL Retiree Virginia Guthrie; BPL Retiree Hope Cooper; BPL Retiree Yvonne Crumpler; North Pratt Neighborhood President; Eastwood Neighborhood President.

Call To Order


Election of New Officers


Terry Oglesby, City Architect

Terry Oglesby was not present; however, Director Angela Fisher Hall gave a brief update on buildings and noted the need for sidewalk repairs around the East Building.

Nicole King, City Attorney

Director's Report

Overview of Activities for this Period

Other Activities Around Our System 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 assistance in moving forward with a few items which include the following:

New Business

There was no new business to discuss.


Submitted By

Angela Fisher Hall, Secretary