Birmingham Public Library Board Minutes


May 8, 2018

4:30 p.m.

Central Library Boardroom

Meeting Called By

James A. Sullivan, President

Type of Meeting

Regular Board Meeting


Trustees: Wardine Alexander, Gwendolyn Amamoo, Georgia Morgan Blair, Fatima Carter, Willie S. Davis III, Sherri Nielson, Kimberly Richardson , Eunice Johnson Rogers, James A. Sullivan, Judge Scott Vowell
Advisory Member Present: Patricia B. Rumore, Friends Foundation President
Staff Present: Floyd Council, Executive Director; Sandra Lee, Deputy Director; Tobin Cataldo, Collection Management; Karyn Davis-West, Central Manager; Yolanda Hardy, Northeast Regional Manager; Janine Langston, Southwest Regional Manager; Mary Little, Administrative Assistant to the Executive Director; Edith Major, Personnel Officer; Phillip Willingham, IT
Others Present:Veronica Merritt, Assistant City Attorney; Terry Oglesby, City Architect; Kay Kinnear, Retiree; Dora Sims, former trustee; Jackie Walburn, Birmingham Watch; Gwendolyn Guster Welch, former trustee

Call To Order

Public Voices


Approval of Agenda

Approval of Consent Agenda

Terry Oglesby, City Architect

Oath of Office

Veronica Merritt, City Attorney

Operational Items Requiring Board Approval

Finance Reports

Reports of the Committees

Personnel Committee Report

Policy Committee Report

Long-Range Planning Committee Report

Advocacy Committee Report

Unfinished Business

New Business

Director's Report for May 2018

Board Members' Comments

Next Board Meeting is Tuesday, June 12, 2018.

Submitted By

Floyd Council, Secretary