Public Summary of the November 10, 2020, Board Meeting Held in the Board Room in Central Library

Call to Order: Board meeting was called to order by President Eunice Johnson Rogers at 4:30 p.m.

Roll Call: President Eunice Johnson Rogers

Invocation: Eunice Johnson Rogers provided the Invocation.

Board Attendance

1. Eunice Johnson Rogers Chairman Present

2. Fatima Carter Trustee Absent

3. Judge Scott Vowell Trustee Present

4. Mona Lisa Morris Trustee Absent

5. Lynn Flowers-Martin Trustee Present

6. Sherri Nielson Trustee Absent

7. Kimberly Richardson Trustee Absent

8. James Sullivan Trustee Present

9 Jamal McCaskey Advisory Absent

10 Malera Wright Assistant City Attorney Present

Library & City Staff Attendance

1. Floyd Council Executive Director Absent

2. Janine Langston Deputy Director Present

3. Damein Baity Chief Financial Officer Present

4. Kimberley Wiley Administration Office Present

5. Jamilah Muhammad Interim Personnel Officer Present

6 Karyn Davis-West Regional Manager Present

7. Bessie Miller Regional Manager Present

8. Roy Williams Director of Public Relations Present

9. Richard Manoske IMS Administrator Present

10. Terry Oglesby City Architect (COB) Absent

Public Voices:

Monica King spoke in the November 10, 2020 board meeting.


Richard Manoske presented short updates on the VOIP system to the Linn Henley building wiring system.

Bessie Miller presented short updates on Curbside Services:

Karyn Davis West presented updates on Central Library:

Candice Hardy presented updates on Programs and Virtual Programs :

Approval of Agenda: Approval

Approval of the Consent Agenda: Approval

Malera Wright, City Attorney: No report

Operating Items Requiring Board approval: None

Reports of Committee:

Finance Report: Presented

Eunice Johnson Rogers confirmed that the motion carried. Advocacy, Fundraising Committee: Approval

James A. Sullivan presented short updates about fundraising ideals :

Deputy Director’s Report: Approval Janine Langston, Deputy Director presented updates about the amended APLS State Aid guidelines and Birmingham Public Library now meets minium APLS requirements.

Motion to approve New Business hours and Holiday Service hours for Thanksgiving and Christmas : Approval

Motion to approve to accept the Request for Public Records form presented by the Maleria Wright, City Attorney for the board : Approval

Adjournment: 5:21 p.m.