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MINUTES TO THE REGULAR MEETING
OF THE LONGVIEW HOUSING AUTHOURITYBOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
April 27, 2009
At the Longview Housing Authority Offices
1207 Commerce Ave., Longview, WA.
Chairman Brewer called the regular April meeting of the Longview Housing Authority Board of Commissioners to order at 4:00 pm on April 27, 2009.
B. Jo Brewer, Chairman
Bruce Fischer, Vice-Chairman
Ron Kosloski, Commissioner
Wayne Ostermiller, Commissioner
William Cox, Commissioner
Chris Pegg, Secretary Public
Tom Drake, Staff
Jon Dieter, Staff
Dan Freedman, Staff
Rosa Hull, Staff
Bobbi Kell, Staff
& Additions to the Agenda
New Business – Lewis County Neighborhood Revitalization Program
New Business – Change next meeting date
Commissioner Kosloski made a motion to adopt changes in the agenda. Vice-Chairman Fischer seconded. Motion Passed.
for Public Discussion
Review of Minutes for March 2009 Regular Meeting
Approve March 2009 Vouchers as paid
Approve March 2009 Financial Statements as presented
A motion was made by Vice-Chairman Fischer and seconded by Commissioner Kosloski to approve the Consent Agenda. Motion Passed.
and Secretary Report
Chairman Brewer reported that the NAHRO level commissioner Carl will start having his own column.
Chairman Brewer encouraged going onto the NAHRO website. There is a summer conference in Portland that would be beneficial to LHA Commissioners, she encouraged attendance.
Chairman Brewer encouraged commissioners to get their certifications; it is 2 classes, ethics and fundamentals.
Secretary Pegg reported state budget cuts; the trust fund was cut by $100 Million.
Secretary Pegg reported on House Bill 2331, there was a document recording fee of $38 added bringing the total of document recording fee to $58. 60% of the fee is for local funding and 40% is for state funding.
Secretary Pegg reported that budget cuts were better than expected.
BOARD DISCUSSION: Dan Freedman presented updates on Development Projects
BOARD DISCUSSION/ACTION: Veteran’s Project
Commissioner Fischer made a motion for LHA staff to go forward with due diligence and applications for funding of this project. Commissioner Ostermiller seconded the motion. Motion Passed.
BOARD DISCUSSION/ACTION: Family Finance Resource Center
BOARD DISCUSSION: Cowlitz County RFP – Crisis Response Center
BOARD DISCUSSION: Phoenix House Open House – Set for May 13 from 3 – 4 pm
BOARD DISCUSSION/ACTION: Code of Conduct
BOARD DISCUSSION/ACTION: MOU with Mason County Housing Authority
BOARD DISCUSSION: Jon Dieter presented Lewis County Revitalization Program information
Chairman Brewer convened the regular meeting at 6:49 pm for the duration of 11 minutes for Executive Session.
Chairman Brewer reconvened the regular meeting at 7 pm.
of Next Meeting: May 26, 2009
There being no further business to discuss, Chairman Brewer adjourned the regular board meeting.
BOARD APPROVAL OF MINUTES
B. Jo Brewer, Chairperson Attest: Christina M. Pegg, Secretary