Birmingham Public Library Board Minutes


June 8, 2021

4:30 p.m.

Zoom Teleconference

Meeting Called By

Eunice Johnson Rogers, President

Type of Meeting

Regular Board Meeting


Trustees: Eunice Johnson Rogers, Willie Davis III, Judge Scott Vowell, Sherri Nielson, Mona Lisa Morris, James Sullivan, Fatima Carter, Lynn Flowers-Martin, Kimberly Richardson
Staff Present: Janine Langston, Interim Director; Damein Baity, Chief Financial Officer; Karyn Davis-West, Regional Manager; Bessie Miller, Regional Manager; Jamilah Muhammad, Personnel Officer; Caleb West, Collection Manager; Richard Manoske, Interim IT Director; Roy Williams, PR Director; Catherine Frey, Director of Development, Kiara Harley, Administration
Others Present: Malera Wright, Assistant City Attorney

Call To Order

Public Voices


Presentations: Highlight Videos & Grants Awarded

Approval of Agenda

Approval of Consent Agenda

Approval of the Consent Agenda: Approval

All items designated as "consent" are considered to be routine and non-controversial and will be approved by one motion.

Terry Oglesby, City Architect: Not present

Malera Wright, City Attorney:

Operational Items Requiring Board Approval

Finance Report

Damein Baity, Chief Financial Officer, presented the financial report to the board.

Reports of the Committees

Advocacy, Fundraising & Development Committee:

Finance Committee:

Policies, Procedures & By-Laws Committee:

Unfinished Business

Janine Langston reminded Trustees that their APLS online training requirement must be completed by the end of December 2021.

New Business

Interim Director's Report:

No new report.

Board Member's Comments

Board members thanked library staff for continuing great service. A recommendation was made to have the next meeting in person.

Next Board Meeting is scheduled July 13, 2021 at 4:30 p.m.

Adjourned at 5:25 p.m.

Submitted By

Janine Langston, Interim Director