Birmingham Public Library Board Minutes


May 14, 2019

4:30 p.m.

Five Points West Library

Meeting Called By

James A. Sullivan, President

Type of Meeting

Regular Board Meeting


Trustees:Gwendolyn Amamoo, Willie S. Davis III, James A Sullivan, Eunice Johnson Rogers, Judge Scott Vowell,Patricia B. Rumore, Friends Foundation President ,Fatima Carter ,Sherri Nielson, Kimberly Richardson
Staff: Floyd Council, Executive Director; Damein Baity, Chief Financial Officer; Karyn Davis-West, Central Manager; Yolanda Hardy, Northeast Regional Manager; Janine Langston, Southwest Regional Manager ;Kimberley Wiley ; Edith Major, Personnel Officer;
Others Present: Malera Wright, Assistant City Attorney; Terry Oglesby, Denis Bell, Creig Hoskins

Call To Order

Meeting called to order by President James Sullivan. Eunice Johnson Rogers provided the invocation.


No presentations.

Public Voices

No Public Voices.

Approval of Agenda

James A. Sullivan motioned to approve the agenda and it was approved. Sherri Nieslon seconded the motion and it was approved.

Approval of Consent Agenda

Sherri Nielson informed the Board that the minutes needed to be adjusted because her name was not present on the Board member’s present but was noted in the writing of the minutes.

James A. Sullivan motioned to approve the Consent Agenda.

Kimberly Richardson motioned to accept the changes recommended by trustee Sherri Nielson and Eunice Rogers Johnson seconded the motion, and it was approved.

Terry Oglesby, City Architect

Malera Wright, Assistant City Attorney

There is no new Business.

Operational Items Requiring Board Approval

Finance Reports

Reports of the Committees

Special Called Meeting

Unfinished Business

No unfinished business.

New Business

Mr. Council recommended Wylam Ground Breaking ceremony for June 10, 2019 at 1:30 upon the Board’s approval. Judge Scott Vowell motioned to accept the Wylam Ground Breaking Ceremony. Gwendolyn Amamoo seconded and it was accepted.

Director's Report

Board Members' Comments

Next Board Meeting is Tuesday June 9, 2019


Judge Scott Vowell adjourned.

Submitted By

Floyd Council, Secretary