Birmingham Public Library Board Minutes


February 14, 2017

4:30 p.m.

Central Library Boardroom

Meeting Called By

Kimberly Richardson, President

Type of Meeting

Regular Board Meeting


Trustees:Gwendolyn Amamoo, Georgia Morgan Blair, Willie S. Davis III, Kimberly Richardson, Eunice Johnson Rogers, Dora U. Sims, James A. Sullivan, Judge Scott Vowell, Gwendolyn B. Guster Welch
Staff Present:Sandra Vick Lee, Interim Director; Olivia Alison, Director of Development; Karyn Davis-West, Public Service Coordinator; Danny Dorroh, Business Office Manager; Tiffanie Jeter, Development Associate; Mary Little, Senior Secretary; Edith Major, Personnel Officer; Melvia Walton, Grants Writer
Others Present:Kayla Lawrence, Assistant City Attorney; Bridget Brown, Visitor; Virginia Guthrie, Retiree

Call To Order

Public Voices


Approval of Agenda

Approval of Consent Agenda

Terry Oglesby, City Architect

Kayla Lawrence, City Attorney

Operational Items Requiring Board Approval

Finance Reports

Request to close the Central Library for Steel City Jazz Fest, Saturday, June 3

Request from the Ensley Library to have Vending machines

Reports of Committees

Advocacy Committee

Executive Search Committee

Long-Range Planning Committee

Nominating Committee

Unfinished Business

New Business

Director’s Report for February 2017

Board Members'Comments

Next Board Meeting is Tuesday, March 14, 2017.

Submitted By

Mary Little, Senior Secretary