Main Library Conference Center, Multi-Purpose Room
Jacksonville Public Library
303 North Laura Street
Jacksonville, FL 32202
Ronnie King II, Chair
Jill Langford Dame, Board Secretary
Sybil Ansbacher, Trustee
Guy K. Anderson, Trustee
Carlo Fassi, Trustee
Marc Hardesty, Trustee (arr. 12:25)
Celia Nass, Trustee
Mario Payne, Trustee (arr. 12:20)
Tim J. Anderson, Vice-Chair
Donald Horner III, Trustee
Jackie Perry, Trustee
Tim Rogers, Library Director
Charlene Adkins, Collection Development Manager
Ray Albury, Assistant Director for Facilities Management and Planning
Lynne Baldwin, Region Manager, West Region
Marshelle Berry, Region Manager, North Region
Chris Boivin, Assistant Director for Community Relations and Marketing
Katie Devanny, Adult Learning Manager
Andrew Herron, Executive Assistant to the Director
Amber Holley, Assistant Director for Learning Services
Lynn Jacobson, Systems and Technology Manager
Keli Likins, Region Manager, South Region
Chuck McNeil, Assistant Director for Financial Services
Richard Mott, Manager for Strategic Initiatives
Tracy Pigott, Manager, Professional Development and Training Services
Sara Roberts, Region Manager, Main Region
Kevin Kuzel, Executive Council Assistant to Hon. Jim Love, Board Liaison, Jacksonville City Council
Regan Copeland, attending for Tia Leathers, Liaison, Duval County Public Schools
Dr. Johnny Gaffney, Mayor’s Liaison to Boards and Commissions
Jim McCain, Assistant General Counsel, City of Jacksonville
Margaret Smith, Friends of the Jacksonville Public Library
Maria Kane, Friends of the Beaches Branch Library
Kenneth Tucker, Friends of the South Mandarin Branch Library
Tangee Brusherd, Friends of the South Mandarin Branch Library
Judy Klein, Friends of the Bill Brinton Murray Hill Branch Library
Roxanne Henkle, Friends of the Willowbranch Library
Call to Order
Board Chair Ronnie King II called the meeting to order shortly after 12:00PM.
Introduction of Newcomers and Guests
Regan Copeland, representing Duval County Public Schools, and Marianna Kane, new President of the Friends of the Beaches Branch Library, were recognized.
No visitors commented.
Honors and Recognition
No honorees were recognized.
The Consent Agenda of May 16, 2019 was presented to the Board. It included:
- Board Meeting Minutes: April 18, 2019,
- Monthly Financial Report: May 2019 (for month ending April 30, 2019),
- Authorization to Close Dallas Graham Branch Library,
- Authorization to Open Willowbranch Library,
- Policy Revision: Code of Conduct,
- Director’s Performance Review.
Trustee Guy Anderson moved to approve the Consent Agenda as presented.
Trustee Carlo Fassi seconded the motion. Approved, unanimous consent.
Chair King updated Trustees on events of relevance to the Board.
Director Rogers presented his monthly report to the Board. At his invitation, Amber Holley, Assistant Director for Learning Services, shared details of the Library’s upcoming Summer Learning programs.
Old Business – None
New Business – None
A resolution in favor of advancing landscaping work at the Beaches Branch Library was earlier deferred by the Governance Committee.
Mayor’s Office and Ex-Officio Reports
Kevin Kuzel, Executive Council Assistant to City Council Liaison Hon. Jim Love and Regan Copeland, representing Duval County Public Schools, discussed their organizations’ recent areas of activity.
Chair King, Trustees Jill Dame, Guy Anderson, and Sybil Ansbacher discussed recent activities of Board committees and the Library Foundation.
Margaret Smith of the Friends of the Jacksonville Public Library and Roxanne Henkle of the Friends of the Willowbranch Library, discussed their organizations’ recent areas of activity.
No visitors commented.
The meeting was adjourned.
Approved by the Board of Library Trustees July 18, 2019